Satellite Bus RF Communications Engineer

  • SAIC, Inc
  • Chantilly, VA, USA
  • May 07, 2021

Job Description


SAIC is looking for a Satellite Bus RF Communications Engineer to support a dynamic program in Chantilly, Virginia. This position requires an active TS/SCI with Poly to start.  

Provides satellite communications systems technical engineering and programmatic support to the Bus Division for all lifecycle phases of a major US Government satellite system program office.

Key Duties/responsibilities include:

  • Address all technical and programmatic aspects at the system, sub-system, and unit levels
  • Support preparation for and participate in prime and sub-contractor technical and management meeting
  • Assist in writing RFPs and evaluating proposals for all lifecycle phases, magnitudes, and levels of complexity
  • Support technical assessment of requirements development, flow-down and traceability, design, manufacturing and test readiness, qualification and acceptance test procedure and data analysis sufficiency, and validation and verification plans
  • Provide overall programmatic support using Earn Value Management data and overall assessment and of schedule and production performance management
  • Engage in the oversight of anomaly adjudication ans resolution to support program decisions, including design, manufacturing, PMP, MA, test, and analysis activities
  • Coordinate resolution of common technical and programmatic issues as necessary with other acquisition offices
  • Support bus risk and opportunity identification and assessment
  • Assess technology readiness levels to support program evolution
  • Provide technical support for on-orbit operations and anomaly investigation


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors in engineering or physics, preferably Electrical Engineering and nine (9) years or more experience in satellite bus electronics subsystems; Masters in engineering or physics, preferably Electrical Engineering and seven (7) years or more experience in bus communications subsystems