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M&S Environment System Architect


Chantilly, VA 20151
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SAIC is seeking experienced professionals to join the National Security Customer Group (NSCG).  NSCG provides specialized program management, engineering, analysis and operations support to a variety of Intelligence Community (IC) and Department of Defense (DoD) customers.  We support the generation after next of national security-related systems based in space, in the air and on the ground.


NSCG has an opening to provide Systems Engineering and Technical Advisor (SETA) technical advisory services to explore cloud-based solutions in high-performance computing (HPC) to support exciting new missions for a Government Intelligence Community (IC) customer.  The customer is developing the next-generation of space and ground systems architectures, hardware and software solutions.


Primary Responsibilities  


  • Work effectively in a team driven environment to compare and implement as-a-Service options for cloud and on-premises computing solutions 
  • Interact with a diverse gov't and SETA team to improve understanding of how new architectures will support the customer's mission objectives
  • Streamline established strategies to integrate cloud-based solutions with an existing on-premises modeling and simulation (M&S) infrastructure
  • Guide the customer transition to new computing environments and impartially evaluate associated risks such as cost, technology, and security challenges
  • Develop schedules for end users and facilitate implementation and testing of M&S applications in new computing environments
  • Review and recommend solutions for workflow automation strategies that leverage HPC technologies and/or Cross Domain Solutions (CDS)
  • Communicate with technical teams and stakeholders to ensure architecture milestones are progressing well and addressing requirements
  • Connect with external partners and develop relationships and an operational plan to extend the customer's computing resources
  • Develop documents and briefings to communicate work or study status, brief government and industry as required


  • Active TS/SCI clearance with/Poly
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering (mechanical, electrical or related discipline), or equivalent work experience
  •  Fourteen (14) or more years of relevant engineering and/or project management experience 

  • Experience with cloud computing architectures such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), C2S, Fences, or equivalent
  • Experience with schedule, life cycle, and risk aspects of space systems and/or ground systems
  • Aptitude for on-site SETA work alongside the government customer
  • Effective team engagement, interpersonal communications, writing, and briefing skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic, and multi-disciplined team environment
  • Working knowledge of MS Office applications

Desired Qualifications 

  • Advanced degree in engineering, information technology, or related disciplines
  • Experience in performing technical tasks in support of government customers
  • Experience with Department of Defense (DoD) or the Intelligence Community (IC) R&D organizations



SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.

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