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SAIC Digital Modeling Systems Engineer in CHANTILLY, Virginia



Join a winning team! SAIC’s National Security Customer Group (NSCG) is currently hiring for a customer within the Intelligence Community (IC) in Chantilly, VA. This customer is responsible for designing, building, and operating national security-related systems based in space, in the air, and on the ground. SAIC is a strong company providing opportunities for energetic individuals with a strong desire to expand their knowledge while increasing their responsibilities.

NSCG has an opening for a Digital Modeling Systems Engineer to provide Systems Engineering and Technical Assistance (SETA) services to an IC customer. The customer organization we support provides the enterprise architecting, analysis, and systems engineering solutions that determine the current and future national space systems.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Working across multiple Directorates and Offices to identify and define future space capability needs

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

  • Identifying and defining future space capability needs

  • Identifying key architecture and system level trades

  • Enterprise and Systems Modeling, simulation, and analysis

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

  • Developing, integrating, and using Model-based Engineering (MBE) and MBSE tools

  • Developing engineering models for the purpose of architecture development, system decomposition, analysis, and other digital engineering initiatives

  • Producing model views to support program milestones and documentation

  • Supporting efforts involving MBE and MBSE tools and procedures

  • Generating reports out of the MBSE tools for analysis

  • Supporting development of study plans for architecture development and special trade studies

  • Supporting integration of architectures with other components of the technical baseline

  • Developing enterprise, system, functional, performance, and interface requirements

  • Preparing briefings for senior decision makers


TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and five (5) years or more experience; Masters and three (3) years or more experience; PhD and 0 years related 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 MBE and MBSE tools and procedures

  • Proven experience with MBSE and other tools to support analysis and visualization

  • 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 with requirements management in a MBSE tool to include requirements traceability and verification

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

  • 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


SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nation’s most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability