GEOINT Systems Engineer

  • SAIC, Inc
  • Chantilly, VA, USA
  • Apr 08, 2021

Job Description


SAIC is seeking a GEOINT Systems Engineer to support the Landmark GSS contract. The position will be located in Chantilly, VA, and requires an active TS/SCI with Polygraph.

In this role, you will perform Systems Engineering activities related to Information Technology or engineering including: concept of operations formulation, requirements definition, analysis and engineering. 

Key responsibilities will include:  

  • Basic GEOINT understanding
  • Traditional Systems Engineering knowledge
  • Familiarity with IV&V and system testing and SE readiness reviews
  • Good verbal and writing communications
  • Understand the objectives and mission of the customer to ensure that the requirements appropriately address customer needs
  • Work closely with the Government customer and make recommendations related to management of the requirements
  • Experience with review Requests For Change (RFC) and RFC development
  • Conduct end to end integration and successful oversight of specific directed capabilities
  • Work collaboratively across the enterprise and with external stakeholders


TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and nine (9) years or more experience; Masters and seven (7) years or more experience ; PhD or JD and four (4) years or more experience.

  • Active TS/SCI clearance with Poly
  • Bachelor's in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Math, or related scientific or technical discipline with 9 years of experience; professional experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree
  • Domain experience in Intelligence Community (IC), Department of Defense (DoD), or Commercial IT programs
  • Proficiency applying SE&I (e.g., processes, mission needs engineering & analysis and I/F definition, project planning/IMS, IV&V, and transition, risk and readiness management)
  • Knowledge of GEOINT remote sensing systems and overall space and ground architecture including mission control and/or mission processing functions
  • Experience supporting agile acquisition strategy, development and release planning, as well as continuous integration initiatives supporting mission capability releases enabling End to End GEOINT missions
  • Proven communication skills especially with senior (Lt Colonel and above) government officials.
  • Commitment to recognize, understand, respect and collaborate effectively within various SETA, FFRDC, and Government lines of authority

Desired Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with overall GEOINT ground customer, including technical familiarity with mission control and/or processing of one or more GEOINT systems (including sensor knowledge)
  • Ability to work for prime contract’s IC customer and familiarity with that customer’s processes and organization