RADAR Systems Engineer

  • SAIC,
  • Chantilly, VA
  • 2 hours ago
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Systems, Engineer, Engineering, Security, Artificial Intelligence
Full Time

Job Description

Job ID: 2118488

Location: CHANTILLY , VA , US

Date Posted: 2021-12-22

Category: Engineering and Sciences

Subcategory: Systems Engineer

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None

Potential for Remote Work: No


Job Description: Join a winning team! SAIC's National Security and Space (NSS) Sector is currently hiring for a customer within the Intelligence Community (IC) in Chantilly, VA. This customer is responsible for designing, building, and operating national security-related systems based in space, in the air, and on the ground. SAIC is a strong company providing opportunities for energetic individuals with a strong desire to expand their knowledge while increasing their responsibilities.

SAIC has an opening for a GEOINT Radar Subject Matter Expert (SME) Engineer to provide Systems Engineering and Technical Assistance (SETA) services on advanced Radar programs to an IC customer. The customer organization we support provides the enterprise architecting, analysis, and systems engineering solutions that determine the current and future national space systems. The Radar SME Engineer is responsible for ensuring end-to-end closure and mission success of customer mission systems.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Working across multiple Directorates and Offices to identify and define future space capability needs
  • Frequent interaction with government, SETA, FFRDC, and external stakeholders
  • Identifying key architecture and system level trades
  • Developing Concepts of Operations (CONOPS) for new capabilities and coordinating them across the affected organizations
  • Developing enterprise, system, functional, performance, and interface requirements
  • Manage the Request for Change (RFC) process as it relates to updating requirement baselines
  • Preparing briefings for senior decision makers



  • Bachelor's degree in STEM (science, technical, engineering, math) or related discipline with at least 18 years of relevant experience
  • Active TS/SCI clearance with CI polygraph
  • Experience supporting advanced technology requirements development to meet emerging mission needs
  • Experience with signal processing and system architecting in the areas of SAR space based systems
  • Understanding of advancements in Artificial Intelligence (AI) / Machine Learning (ML) capabilities
  • Experience with current and future Radar satellite, airborne, and ground collection systems to include current and future processing capabilities
  • Experience in Radar phenomenology specific to collection and processing methodology
  • Proven experience in Radar systems to include tasking, command & control, collection, mission processing, and dissemination
  • Proven experience in requirements development and definition activities to include stakeholder engagement and customer needs elicitation
  • Proven experience in core systems engineering and analysis disciplines and processes
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic, and energetic environment
  • Strong oral and written communication skills

Desired Qualifications:
  • Advanced degree in STEM (science, technical, engineering, math) or related discipline
  • Experience with IC customer's RFC process and the Engineering Review Board process
  • Experience with GEOINT systems operations and/or development
  • Experience in Rhapsody and SysML applications
  • Prior US military and/or IC customer experience

COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees are required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. All SAIC employees must be fully vaccinated and they must submit proof of vaccination on their first day of employment. Prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at Contact Us and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Where work is performed strictly at a customer site, customer site vaccination requirements preempt SAIC's vaccination policy.
SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

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Company Information

Dice Id : 10111346
Position Id : 2118488
Originally Posted : 2 months ago

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