Chief Engineer/Multi Domain Operations

  • SAIC, Inc
  • Arlington, VA, USA
  • Jun 11, 2021

Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Chief Systems Engineer/Analyst to support Mission Integration Management, Engineering, and Analysis activities.

This position is located in the Horizontal Business within SAIC with high company visibility and will support programs across SAIC's portfolio in the Air Force, Space Force, Navy and Army. Our customers require mission engineering, analysis, and integration expertise to produce objective insights and analytic justification to advise them on Joint All-Domain Operations (JADO), JADC2, with respect to the Advanced Battle Management System (ABMS), Project Convergence, and Project Overmatch will focus on rapid integration of capabilities for delivery to operational users.

Duties include:

  • Applying subject matter expertise in technologies; system capabilities, performance, and operations; and joint force operations related to one or more of the following areas: Joint force application and integration, concepts of employment, concepts of operations, and operational constraints; land, sea, air, and space platforms; offensive, defensive, kinetic and directed energy weapons from all domains; sensors for ISR and fire control; cyber warfare; communication networks; electromagnetic spectrum management - to include Electronic Warfare and 5G; automation applications; Command, Control, and Battle Management; and/or Fires - close air support, long range fires, targeting, air and missile defense
  • Applying experience and expertise in Joint Force design, development and application, operational constraints, concepts of operation, concepts of employment, development and execution of COCOM operational plans, threat tactics and responses, logistics approaches
  • Support stakeholder integration working level meetings related to Joint Capabilities Integration and Development System (JCIDS), Joint Force Integration Cell (JFIC), Joint All-Domain Command and Control (JADC2), War gaming / Table Top Exercises (TTX), Service / COCOM Engagement, Industry Engagement, and USD(R&E) Modernization Assistant Directors
  • Work with the Joint Staff, to explore new concepts of employment, and research labs and the modernization communities and use critical thinking to explore and develop alternative and innovative solutions for study
  • Conduct mission engineering and analysis studies to evaluate the efficacy of legacy architectures and new technologies in new mission concepts of employment to meet evolving joint mission objectives; produce a comprehensive mission blueprint that documents and communicates the ways and means to achieve the recommended joint mission solution and the analytic justification for the value it provides


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's and fourteen (14) years or more experience; Master's and twelve (12) years or more experience; PhD or JD and nine (9) years or more experience.
  • A TS/SCI security clearance
  • Expertise in developing system solutions to complex and challenging DoD problems
  • Experience leading the planning and execution of complex mission and systems analysis efforts
  • Experience leading Systems Engineering (SE) tasks including Technology Analysis and Assessment, System Definition, Systems Analysis, Systems Architecture development and architecture products for Systems of Systems (SoS), kill chain analysis, SE trade space and analysis to define capability gaps, Modeling and Simulation activities for mission improvement, and Logistics support of Department of Defense (DoD) systems.
  • Experience in supporting technical, managerial or operational fields and have expert credentials or be recognized as an authority and have the mature judgement required to advise senior government personnel
  • Strong oral and written communication skills

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience as chief engineer or lead systems engineer for a major defense acquisition program development effort is highly desired
  • Experience interfacing with Joint Staff, Services, and Warfighters to coordinate engineering and analysis needs and analytic results is highly desired
  • Technical background in modeling and simulation with an ability to use a programming language to enhance analysis capabilities