Ground System Engineer I&T Lead

  • SAIC,
  • Lanham, MD
  • 11 hours ago
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System, Engineer, Algorithm, Test, Project, Engineering, Development, Testing, Systems, IT
Full Time
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

SAIC is seeking a Ground System Engineer on the NASA OMES II contract in support of the Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) program at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. The position is located in Suitland, MD.

The Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) is the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) next-generation operational Earth observation program that acquires and distributes global environmental data primarily from multiple polar-orbiting satellites. The program plays a critical role to NOAA's mission to understand and predict changes in weather, climate, oceans and coasts, and the space environment, which support the Nation's economy and protect lives and property.

This is a senior system engineering position with an emphasis on ground system engineering and test services during maintenance and sustainment of the JPSS Government Resource for Algorithm Verification, Independent Test, and Evaluation (GRAVITE) system.


    Develop and decompose requirements

    Oversee test and integration efforts of sustainment releases

    Track discrepancies providing updates and closure statements during testing

    Document development and updates as applicable to the GRAVITE system

    Provide oversight into interface testing and update interface control documents (ICD) as needed

    Participate in Verification and validation activities including:

      Writing Test Procedures

      Mapping Requirements to procedures

      Monitoring tests for verification of requirements

    Participate in regression testing following security patching

    Lead team's efforts on the Project Control Boards (i.e. Configuration Control, Schedule Control)


Bachelors and eighteen (18) years or more experience; Masters and sixteen (16) years or more experience; PhD and fourteen (14) years related experience


The candidate shall have a strong technical base in the following areas:

    Strong System Engineering skills

      Requirements development


      Document Development

      Integration and Testing

    Exceptional communications skills are a must

    Ground system development and operations engineering

    Direct, relevant experience and familiarization with NASA/NOAA system architecture and organizational structures

    Strong ability to lead and interact with distributed team members and different corporate cultures

Desired Qualifications

My SAIC Benefits.

Company Information

Dice Id : 10111346
Position Id : 1925796
Originally Posted : 3 months ago

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