4 days old

Systems Engineer

Chantilly, VA 20151



This position will support an OPIR Joint customer Program Office responsible for acquiring the Overhead Persistence GEOINT Architecture (OPGA) that will provide the user community with OPIR capabilities in a modular, open architecture that provides global, persistent, real-time surveillance and activity based intelligence information. This position supports a hybrid Agile process with the Government as the overall integrator in a Cloud Environment.   The successful applicant will provide SETA support for a range of system engineering efforts and technical expertise, continuity of effort and value-added judgment to advise and assist the customer’s leadership and contract teams.

  • Demonstrate the ability to capture users’ needs by performing requirements elicitation directly with stakeholders, drafting and documenting requirements to implement changes to operational baselines

  • Serve on integrated cross-functional teams supporting detailed trade studies and Analysis of Alternatives (AoAs)

  • Define and document interfaces, system specs and capability requirements

  • Conduct end-to-end requirements analysis to ensure systems being implemented comply with standards and policies, and support enterprise control gates

  • Supporting AoAs and trade studies to inform decision making on potential changes and documenting changes in CONOPS and requirements

  • Participating in and facilitating large group TEMs with disparate members to reach requirement consensus to capture strategic capabilities for customers, both internal and external

  • Performing end-to-end analysis to determine which requirements may already be satisfied by existing systems and which requirements need to be allocated to new or existing systems

  • Developing clear, consistent, testable acceptance criteria and requirements, and ensuring proper traceability between different levels of requirements and architecture

  • Executing end-to-end processes and preparing and coordinating required documentation


Clearance required to start: TS/SCI with Polygraph

TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and five (5) years or more experience; Masters and three (3) years or more experience; PhD and 0 years related experience 

Experience may be considered in lieu of education



  • Agile design and development experience is highly desired, including familiarity with agile software and project tracking tools Working knowledge of AGILE Scrum and SAFe software development methods

  • General understanding of space, ground, communications and IT  systems, hardware, software, operations, and their interdependence

  • Working knowledge of IC principles, procedures
  • The ability to work proactively, independently, and/or as a member of a highly effective technical team while developing approaches

  • Understanding of cross-component and remote interface testing

  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with customers

  • Microsoft Office Suite and various SE, PM tools proficiency

  • Scrum Master Certification
  • IC Agile Professional Certification  

**May requires overnight travel up to 10 percent of the work year



SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's most complex modernization and readiness challenges. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission solutions. Using our expertise in existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has pro forma annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom. For SAIC benefits information, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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Posted: 2020-05-21 Expires: 2020-06-20

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