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Junior Systems Engineer
SAIC Chantilly, VA

Junior Systems Engineer

Chantilly, VA
  • Full-Time

Job ID: 2315361


Date Posted: 2024-03-04

Category: Engineering and Sciences

Subcategory: Systems Engineer

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None

Potential for Remote Work: No


SAIC is seeking a highly motivated Junior Systems Engineer to provide SETA support to SAIC’s Prime Program, Landmark AOS in Chantilly, VA. Landmark AOS is a large SETA program, supporting the NRO’s Ground Enterprise Directorate (GED), responsible for the acquisition of systems over the complete end-to-end life cycle. 

As a Junior Systems Engineer you will provide Systems Engineering Technical Advisory (SETA) support for a range of system engineering efforts with a focus on planning, scheduling, and monitoring/tracking programs with varying degrees of required technical expertise, continuity of effort and value-added judgment to advise and assist the customer.

Responsibilities to include

  • Provide systems engineering, planning and scheduling support for multi-faceted Government sponsored acquisition efforts.

  • Maintain situational awareness of development activities through ongoing assessment of program status while proactively identifying risks and communicating with leadership.

  • Technical and programmatic support through the entire project life cycle including concept development, system definition, acquisition planning, source selection, system design, development, integration and test, system delivery, and mission operations.

  • Review development contractor’s documents and procedures, requirements flowdown, verification methodologies, Concept of Operations (CONOPS), Interface Control Documents (ICDs) and test plans to ensure program success.

  • Provide support for enterprise Request for Change (RFC) reviews and Engineering Change Proposals (ECPs), submitting recommendations including impacts to programs.

  • Coordinates, participates, and makes recommendations in system engineering and technical exchange meetings (TEMs) between program contractors and enterprise elements and provides technical input to program briefings and other documents as needed.

  • Collaborate across multiple teams to refine requirements and system trades.

  • Review and assess impact of proposed scope changes to future architectures.


Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelors in STEM domain or related field and two (2) years or more experience; Masters and 0 years related experience.  An additional 4 years of experience in lieu of degree

  • Active Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph

  • Demonstrated experience supporting Intelligence Community (IC) customers

  • Knowledge of space and/or ground systems, hardware, software, operations, and their interdependence

  • Working familiarity with MS Project

  • Strong customer service skills, teaming skills, and the ability to collaborate within a cross-functional team

  • Excellent verbal/written communications and the ability to work well independently and in a team environment

  • Demonstrated ability to adjust to changing priorities

  • Must be proficient using MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), MS Outlook

SAIC accepts applications on an ongoing basis and there is no deadline.

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.



Chantilly, VA
20151 USA



Posted date

November 08, 2023

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SAIC job posting for a Junior Systems Engineer in Chantilly, VA with a salary of $64,600 to $90,400 Yearly with a map of Chantilly location.