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RF Communication Engineer (Job Number:429747)


Potential candidates will serve as the Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) Flight Operations RF Communications Subsystem Engineer.


- Support the Mission Operations Support Team (MOST) in development of ground/spacecraft pre-launch processes and procedures.
- Interact with the government spacecraft subject matter experts (SME) as well as vendor SMEs to understand the RF Comm and Command and Data Handling (C&DH) spacecraft subsystems. Interact with MOST Spacecraft/Instrument Systems Engineers to understand the overall mission purpose.
- Develop and test command procedures, telemetry pages, and other products derived from vendor provided documentation that will be used to operate the RF Comm and Command and Data Handling (C&DH) subsystems.
- Develop test procedures and test execution for system level, end-to-end tests with the spacecraft.
- Support mission readiness activities including mission rehearsals, mission timeline development, and post launch test development.
- Support launch, including shift work, for instrument and spacecraft LEO&A activities. Identify and trouble shoot problems with the RF Comm and C&DH subsystems as well as all spacecraft subsystems as anomaly resolution teams require.


- Clearance Level Must Possess: None
- Clearance Level Must be able to Obtain: None


- Bachelors and 5+ yrs experience or Masters and 3+ yrs experience or PhD and 0 yrs experience
- Must be able to support 24/7 in 12 hour shifts during Operational exercises and Launch and Early Orbit.
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: Aug 8, 2017, 10:02:47 AM
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

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