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SIGINT Model-Based Systems Engineer
SAIC Chantilly, VA

SIGINT Model-Based Systems Engineer

Chantilly, VA
  • Full-Time

Job ID: 2314748


Date Posted: 2024-01-09

Category: Engineering and Sciences

Subcategory: Systems Engineer

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI with Poly

Potential for Remote Work: No


SAIC is a seeking dynamic systems engineer with Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) experience to support a large SETA program within the SIGINT domain area. On this program, you will support the NRO’s Systems Engineering Directorate (SED) where you will make a difference in ensuring proper and effective descriptive modeling of satellite and ground systems that help to ensure our nation’s security.  Be part of a team that delivers systems engineering of systems of system over the complete end-to-end life cycle. 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Define and document enterprise level policies, procedures, guidance, and best practices regarding use of modeling languages and frameworks for SIGINT systems

  • Develop an organized repeatable approach, methodology, language, and style that enables elements usage with a model and sharing between model development projects

  • Develop modeling methods driven by Digital Engineering and Systems Engineering objectives, including library of standardized and frequently used patterns

  • Develop documentation on how to create/maintain modeling libraries that shall be used among all models

  • Develop documentation on how to integrate model and develop model queries to enable architects, enterprise system engineers, and acquisition offices to obtain results of previous work

  • Gather, document, and share systems engineering lessons learned throughout the enterprise

  • Work across multiple Directorates and Offices to identify and define future SIGINT capability needs

  • Frequent interaction with government, SETA, FFRDC, external stakeholders, and development contractors

  • Use approved Modeling Methodologies and Ontologies

  • Enforce and use modeling best practices and support quality reviews for models

  • Use approved model structure and Data Management methods

  • Plan Model-based Systems Engineering (MBSE) model development in support of systems engineering objectives and SIGINT program milestones

  • Support efforts involving MBSE tools and procedures

  • Generate reports out of the MBSE tools for analysis

  • Prepare briefings for senior decision makers


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in STEM (science, technical, engineering, math) or related discipline with at least nine (9) years of relevant experience; Masters an seven (7) or more experience; PhD or JD and four (4) or more years experience 

  • Active TS/SCI clearance with polygraph

  • Proven experience with Systems Modeling Language (SysML) and architecture frameworks such as Unified Architecture Framework (UAF)

  • Proficient with Digital Engineering tools and procedures

  • Working knowledge of systems engineering documentation to include concepts of operations, interface control documents, and verification and test

  • Ability to provide technical and programmatic direction on the development, integration, and use of model-based engineering and model-based systems engineering models

  • Proficient understanding of fundamental model development and its application to architecture or system design

  • Experience using Modeling Methodologies and Ontologies

  • Understanding of modeling best practices and quality management processes

  • Proven experience in core systems engineering and analysis disciplines and processes for SIGINT systems

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic, and energetic environment

  • Demonstrated ability to work as a team player requiring collaboration, open communication, and willingness to work in a pair-programming style collaborative work environment

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

Desired Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in STEM (science, technical, engineering, math) or related discipline with emphasis on MBSE

  • Five (5) or greater years experience in modeling tools (Rhapsody or Cameo) and modeling frameworks (UAF, DoDAF, MODAF) and languages (SysML, UML)

  • Experience with IC customer’s Request for Change process and the Engineering Review Board process

  • Prior US military and/or IC customer experience in the SIGINT domain

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

October 26, 2023

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