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



SAIC is seeking a SIGINT Engineer to join our team. SAIC provides specialized engineering, analysis and operations support to a variety of Intelligence Community (IC) and Department of Defense (DoD) customers. We support the development of generation after next national security-related systems based in space, in the air and on the ground.

SAIC has an opening for a SIGINT engineer to provide systems engineering and technical advisory services to an IC research and development (R&D) customer.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

- Provide technical review and assessment of SIGINT technologies and theoretical concepts of signal characteristics
- Advise on issues related to feasibility and applicability of new SIGINT technologies for future satellite architectures, spacecraft concepts, and capabilities
- Analyze alternatives to optimize performance and improve understanding of systems architecture and components
- Prepare deliverables that include collection data, gap analyses, utilization analyses, statistical and forecasting analyses
- Provide technical support to acquisition, source selection and programmatic processes, including developing acquisition support documents, conducting technical evaluation, and verification
- Develop presentations, written reports, related documents, and briefings to government and industry as required that communicate project status, results, and recommendations


- Must have an active TS/SCI with poly
- Bachelors' degree with minimum of 5 years of relevant experience
- Mathematical- and theoretical-based analytical ability of RF signal detection and characterization
- Understanding of waveform characteristics that enable attributes such as Low Probability of Intercept, Low Probability of Detection, and Low Probability of Exploitation
- Familiarity with Microsoft Office
- Problem-solving and analytical skills
- Communication skills to support written deliverables, group discussion and oral presentations

Desired Qualifications:

- Technical understanding of systems engineering and integration of satellite systems and subsystems
- Experience performing parametric and statistical analysis of specialized data sets
- Experience with operational signals intelligence or special communications within the DoD or Intelligence Community
- Demonstrated knowledge of high data rate, wideband secure, real-time communications
- In-depth knowledge, understanding, and expertise with information theory and discovery/detection theory with application to hidden information
- Familiarity with intelligence organizations, disciplines, systems and processes
- Demonstrated understanding of the intelligence mission

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