Communications Systems Engineer

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

Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Communications Systems Engineer to join our team. SAIC provides specialized analysis, engineering, design, and operations support to our NRO customer. We support development of next generation and generation after next national security systems based on land, at sea, in air, and in space.

SAIC has an opening for Communications Systems Engineer to provide systems engineering and technical advisory services to an IC research and development (R&D) customer. The customer is developing next generation hardware, software, and architectural solutions for the IC. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

•    Provide technical reviews and assessments of space communication technology developing efforts to include studies and hardware/firmware/software development at the component, subsystem, system, and architecture level
•    Support technical reviews and assessments using experience gained working in electronics, antennas, waveform development, space data architectures, networking, or device security monitoring
•    Assist in identifying technology gaps, crafting technology development and transition plans, and define requirements and specifications
•    Conduct technical outreach with potential users of new communications technology
•    Develop documents and briefings to communicate program status and strategic planning
•    Provide support to programmatic, acquisition, and source selection processes 



•    Bachelor’s degree in engineering, physics, or related discipline
•    14+ years of related work experience, with 5 years of, space communications experience 
•    Experience with USG program management, acquisition lifecycle, processes, and documentation
•    Strong interpersonal skills with effective verbal and writing skills
•    Demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic and energetic environment as part of a team
•    Strong working knowledge of MS Office application
•    Current TS/SCI clearance w/Poly

Desired Qualifications:
•    Master’s degree in engineering, physics, or related discipline
•    1 year of experience with USG R&D acquisition lifecycle, processes, and documentation