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Company: SAIC
Location: Chantilly, VA
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Technology, Software, IT, Electronics



Join a winning team! SAIC's National Security Group is looking for an engineer to provide systems engineering and technical advisory (SETA) services to 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 provides opportunities for energetic individuals with a strong desire to expand their knowledge while increasing their responsibilities.  SAIC has an opening for a mid-level engineer to provide SETA services to an IC customer who is responsible for maturing and developing radiation-hardened microelectronics technology from applied research into demonstrably mature capabilities that can be inserted into system program baselines.


Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate technology maturation of microelectronics through the research and development life cycle
  • Support transition of mature microelectronics hardware to system program offices for flight development
  • Provide technical recommendations for future development directions and strategies
  • Work closely with the IC customer supporting all phases of the acquisition process
  • Survey state of the art technologies to provide recommendations for future technology development
  • Assist in the development of program requirements that satisfy the customer's mission needs, as well as, acquisition strategies and acquisition plans
  • Draft acquisition documents including, but not limited to, Requests for Proposal, Statements of Work, Specifications, Contract Data Requirements Lists and other required solicitation/contract documents, and support to source selection activities as an advisor
  • Assist the IC customer with the oversight of technology development contracts and develop status briefings for government and industry
  • Provide identification, assessment and resolution of risks during the acquisition phase and during program execution
  • Work with the IC customer to advance resiliency activities/initiatives


Required Qualifications:

  • Active TS/SCI with Poly
  • Bachelor degree in STEM or related discipline + 10 years related experience
  • Knowledge of microelectronics hardware technologies and the electronics industry
  • R&D project management experience
  • Familiarity with radiation effects on microelectronics and space-based microelectronics
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic and energetic environment
  • Good working knowledge of MS Office applications
  • Effective interpersonal skills and strong briefing and writing skills
  • Aptitude for on-site Systems Engineering and Technical Advisor (SETA) work


Desired Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in STEM or related discipline 
  • Knowledge of leading edge technologies, such as 2.5D microelectronic chips and neuromorphic computing
  • Knowledge of radiation effects on microelectronics  and space-based microelectronics hardware
  • Familiarity with Government and IC acquisition, budget and contracting processes
  • Experience and ability to coordinate with DoD or IC R&D organizations

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