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SIGINT Systems Engineer
Markon Solutions Chantilly, VA
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SIGINT Systems Engineer

Markon Solutions
Chantilly, VA
  • Full-Time

Job Title

SIGINT Systems Engineer

Job Description

Founded in 2007, Markon is a nationally recognized consulting firm headquartered in Falls Church, Virginia. With employees in seven states and overseas, we support the intelligence community, defense and civilian sectors, as well as commercial clients. Markon is committed to advancing clients through project management and business improvement services offered in a premiere, highly personal environment.

Join our winning team! We empower our employees to make decisions and encourage them to take on leadership roles. New ideas from employees are also encouraged. Markon is a place where you can truly demonstrate your capabilities to your full potential. We are consistently named a Washington Post Top Workplace and Best Place to Work in Virginia because we put our employees first. Markon offers an exceptional benefits package that ranks in the top tier of our industry.

Markon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.


Markon is seeking an experienced SIGINT Systems Engineer to support a high performing team with one of our Intelligence Community Customers.


  • Coordinate CONOPS of SIGINT mission planning and scheduling systems.
  • Develop architecture products.
  • Write and translate requirements into Epics/Features based on emerging customer needs.
  • Understand system-to-system interfaces and act as an Integrator.
  • Evaluate system designs and trade-space proposed and implemented by our developers, while working in coordination with the acquisition offices (AOs).
  • Help guide SIGINT programs as they evolve to commercial trends like Agile development, Cloud migration, Automation techniques (AI/ML), and streamlined DevOps deployments.
  • Assess performance using evaluation criteria and technical performance measures.
  • Monitor system and segment schedules, recognize dependencies.
  • Informs the Government Program Management Office (PMO) of the successes, challenges, risks, and opportunities of the SIGINT systems.
  • Facilitate readiness, release planning events, and demonstrations in support of system and acquisition-level sprints and increments.
  • Review Request for Changes (RFCs) and identify impacts, in addition author RFCs for the customer.
  • Support Agile and DevOps automated test and verification (VV&T).
  • Integrate new systems and initiatives in support of expanded SIGINT mission planning and scheduling capabilities, work directly with our developers and users in operations!
  • Participate in studies looking at the future generation of SIGINT capabilities spanning the next decade.
  • Willingness to learn new areas.
  • Commitment to recognize, understand, respect, and operate effectively within various SETA, FFRDC, and Government lines of authority.

Job Requirements

  • At least 8 years of relevant experience with a Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Arts Degree in engineering, physics, or related technical degree.
  • 2 years of experience may be substituted with Master of Science/Master of Arts or 4 years with a PhD in relevant fields.
  • Must possess and be able to maintain an active TS/SCI with CI Polygraph.
  • At least 4 years of experience with space/ground aerospace systems engineering/architecting.
  • Proven communication skills especially with senior government officials.
  • Integration and closure experience within overall customer domain.

  • Familiarity with overall SIGINT ground customer, technical familiarity with mission control and/or processing of one or more SIGINT systems.
  • Ability to work for direct IC customer and familiarity with that customer's processes and organization.
  • Expertise in mission technical capabilities and system performance analysis and assessment.
  • Experience identifying user needs and gaps, identifying potential solutions, and assessing/analyzing alternatives.


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Chantilly, VA - Chantilly, VA 20151 US (Primary)


Bachelor's Degree

Job Type


Career Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)


Information Technology

Exemption Type


Date Needed By

Security Clearance

Top Secret/SCI with Counter Intelligence Polygraph


Markon Solutions

Chantilly, VA
20151 USA



Posted date

February 22, 2024

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Markon Solutions job posting for a SIGINT Systems Engineer in Chantilly, VA with a salary of $101,300 to $162,300 Yearly with a map of Chantilly location.