Agile Systems Engineer

Saic (Science Applications Int.) Chantilly , VA 22022

Posted 3 days ago

Job Description


Are you looking to solve novel and complex problems? Are you a talented and hard-working professional who aspires to shape space protection and defense doctrine and guide delivery of cutting edge technical solutions?

If you are up to the challenge, SAIC's National Security and Space (NSS) Sector is seeking an energetic Agile Systems Engineer with a strong desire to enhance space resiliency. The Agile Systems Engineer will provide Systems Engineering and Technical Advisory (SETA) support to the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) using a tailored Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), offering unparalleled insight into an emerging mission area and opportunities to secure our nation's space enterprise.

SAIC has a funded need for anAgile Systems Engineerto fill a key position supporting a Government Intelligence Community (IC) customer charged will delivering solutions across a range of rapidly expanding and complex space and ground system initiatives.

The Agile Systems Engineer will be a member of a team of high-performing Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) that directly support the Government in defining and managing software development and sustainment at the Portfolio and Large Solution Levels. This position will serve on-site with the Government customer located in Chantilly, VA.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Work closely with technical and management personnel to ensure Agile software development principles and processes are commonly understood and effectively implemented

  • Provide Agile software development assistance, feedback and advice to Government and contractor teams

  • Guide the Government team and all other stakeholders in Program Increment (PI) Planning and the establishment and execution of a continuous development, integration, and delivery pipeline

  • Develop briefings and documentation material for client engagements and products

  • Facilitate development and assessment of Agile-related and software development products, including acquisition and management documentation and guidance

  • Assist the client in performing day-to-day technical and non-technical program execution activities

  • Evaluate and recommend improvements to current and future Agile software development processes and tools

  • Communicate strategies, plans, summaries, successes, concerns, issues, and lessons learned with leadership


Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's and9 years of experience OR Masters And7years of experience

  • Active Top Secret/SCI clearance with a Polygraph

  • Industry-recognized Agile certification (any level)

  • Experience leading or facilitating PI Planning events, monitoring PI and Sprint performance, and System Demos

  • Experience as a scrum master, product owner, or release train engineer for software development programs/projects

  • Knowledgeable of Agile software development practices

  • Strong organizational, time-management, and verbal/written communication skills, with ability to convey information across multiple customer and corporate audiences

  • Familiarity with IC and/or DoD space architectures, systems, and/or operations a PLUS!

  • NRO or other Intelligence Community agency experience a PLUS!

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.


SAIC is a premier Fortune 500 technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are approximately 26,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion, which is core to our values and important to attract and retain exceptional talent. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.4 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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