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Ground System Engineer - Integration & Test Job

Ground System Engineer - Integration & Test Job

Date: Oct 12, 2018

Location: Lanham, MD, US

Company: SAIC

Ground System Engineer - Integration & Test (Job Number:434411)


The JPSS Ground System supports several Earth sciences missions, and uses 4 separate ground stations in addition to TDRS. The primary missions are S-NPP and JPSS-1. The ground system receives science data from 5 sensors on each of these satellites and produces approximately 8 to 10 Tera-bytes of science products each day. The challenges of this ground system include supporting scheduling and data delivery for multiple missions, using extensive redundancy to provide high ground system availability, supporting JPSS-1 launch and activation concurrently with S-NPP operations, and meeting NIST security requirements. This is a middle to senior ground system engineering position with an emphasis on ground system engineering and test services during the continued implementation of upgrades to the Command, Control & Communications (C3S) segment of the ground system for the NPP and GCOM missions as well as implementation of the JPSS-1 and future mission capabilities.



- Bachelors and five (5) years or more experience; Masters and three (3) years or more experience; PhD and 0 years related experience


The candidate shall have a strong technical base in the following areas:

- Spacecraft technical information engineering
- Ground system development and operations engineering

At a minimum, the personnel shall have the following skills:

- Earth observing mission system engineering skills
- Requirements development
- Ground System Design
- ConOps Development
- Interface Design

- Knowledge of system engineering and integration tools
- Experience in system and schedule integration
- Experience in ground system development, installation and test
- Writing Test Procedures
- Mapping Requirements to procedures
- Verification of requirements

- Experience in ground stations, communications and radio frequency interface testing
- Task management
- Direct, relevant experience and familiarization with NASA/NOAA system architecture and organizational structures
- Strong ability to lead and interact with distributed team members and different corporate cultures
- Flight system engineering information management
- Flight software database and table management

SAIC Overview:SAIC is a premier technology integrator providing full life cycle services and solutions in the technical, engineering, intelligence, and enterprise information technology markets. SAIC is Redefining Ingenuity through its deep customer and domain knowledge to enable the delivery of systems engineering and integration offerings for large, complex projects. SAIC has approximately 15,000 employees are driven by integrity and mission focus to serve customers in the U.S. federal government. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $4.5 billion. For more information, visit saic.com.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Job Posting: Jun 4, 2018, 12:57:08 PM
Primary Location: United States-MD-LANHAM
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC

Job Segment: Engineer, Database, Systems Engineer, Testing, Test Engineer, Engineering, Technology

Posted: 2018-11-01 Expires: 2018-12-01

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