Ground Systems Engineer Senior

  • SAIC, Inc
  • Chantilly, VA, USA
  • Apr 01, 2021

Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Ground Systems Engineer to join our Chantilly, VA team. This position requires an active TS/SCI with Poly to start. 

Day to day responsibilities:

- Perform systems engineering activities related to Systems Engineering including: concept of operations formulation, requirements definition, analysis and engineering, system architecting, system analysis and design, validation and verification, systems integration, system performance analysis.  

- Provides requirements systems engineering support to Government Program Office Chief Engineer in planning, developing, and monitoring program requirements in the procurement of new systems and services. 

Develop Systems Engineering (SE) work products, including: System Specifications, Logically Derived and Linked Requirements, Architecture Descriptions, Interface Definitions, System Diagrams, Trade Studies, etc. utilizing Model Base Systems Engineering (MBSE) or similar tools and techniques.

- Perform system integration across multiple space and grounds segments

-  Develop technical requirements and prepare System Requirements Specification (SysRS)/ Technical Requirements Document (TRD) for system acquisitions

-  Prepare program requirements related documentation: Use Cases, Concept of Operations (CONOPS), and System Interface Document

-  Conduct requirements functional analysis and allocation

  -- Perform requirements traceability from user requirements through contract SysRS

  -- Witness end item factory and site testing for customer acceptance

  -- Generate Measure of Effectiveness (MOE), Measure of Performance (MOP) for new program acquisitions

  -- Perform trade studies as directed by Government customer

  -- Analyze Contractor proposed architectures and conceptual designs

-  Recommend engineering specifications and standards be placed as program compliance or reference documents in Government procurement contract

-  Serve as advisor for technical evaluation of Contractor proposals

-  Participate as part of Government Program Office Team reviewing Contractor formal reviews (SRR, SDR, PDR, CDR, TRR)

-  Conduct risk and opportunity management 

-  Requires broad systems engineering experience (e.g. system architecture and design, systems documentation, system requirements, CONOPS, systems verification).

-  Experience in Requirements Traceability Tools (developing logically derived and linked requirements)

-  Strong written, communication, and presentation skills – Must be able to “Put pen to paper”

-  Ability to independently work through all stages of tasking

-Experience in ground terminals, antennas, or other Radio Frequency background desirable 



Clearance required to start: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph


TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and fourteen (14) years or more experience; Masters and twelve (12) years or more experience.

  BS in engineering or technical field.