Systems Engineer

  • Posted 60+ days ago | Updated 10 hours ago


On Site
Full Time


Research and development
IT project management
Systems engineering
Goal oriented
Project management
Technical analysis
Concept development
Project costing
Contract management
Operations research
Microsoft SharePoint
Information Technology
Security clearance
Microsoft Excel
Continuous integration

Job Details

Job ID: 2316873


Date Posted: 2023-12-20

Category: Engineering and Sciences

Subcategory: Systems Engineer

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI with Poly

Potential for Remote Work: No


SAIC seeks an energetic and talented Systems Engineer to join an exciting program and Systems Engineering and Technical Assistance (SETA) team in Springfield, VA. The successful candidate will be a results-oriented, bias towards action self-starter with a willingness to learn and the ability to be an immediate contributor in fast paced, adaptive and innovative team environments. They will possess strong interpersonal and excellent communication (listening, verbal, and written) skills with the ability to forge and nurture close working relationships with project officers and executive-level leaders, and SETA throughout the customer organization, DoD, IC, and industry. Job responsibilities include providing tailored project management, acquisition, specialized systems engineering, and technical analysis support for a portfolio of advanced capabilities in the maritime domain.

Primary tasks include, but are not limited to:
  • Provide high-level systems engineering and programmatic expertise to support major systems that have entered into operations and maintenance phases of the system life-cycle;
  • Provide high-level systems engineering and programmatic expertise to support systems/projects from concept through the concept development and acquisition phases of the system life-cycle;
  • Coordinate technical discussions with activities to identify system improvements to include research and development investments;
  • Participate in system working groups and program/project technical status meetings/reviews, developing inputs, documenting procedures, and tracking actions items;
  • Support project management effort to include monitoring project cost, schedule, technical performance, and risk throughout the system life-cycle;
  • Support technical project and systems engineering management including Concept of Operations (CONOPs) generation, requirements development, performance work statements development, and integrated milestone/schedule development;
  • Support contract management efforts to include development of contract documents to enable awards to industry partners;
  • Provide subject matter expertise support to discussion, briefings and document reviews provided to program oversight groups;
  • Travel (5-15%) outside assigned work area.


Required education and experience:
  • Bachelor's degree in a technical field such as engineering, physical sciences, mathematics, or operations research; years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

Required skills:
  • 5 years of experience providing technical project management and systems engineering in support of DoD and/or IC programs and acquisitions.
  • Familiarity with team and administrative collaboration and analysis tools such as Microsoft SharePoint, Excel, Access, and Project.
  • Familiarity with Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) including generating, analyzing, and maintaining a digital model.

Required clearance:
  • An active TS/SCI clearance and the ability to complete and obtain a counter-intelligence (CI) scope polygraph (post-hire).

Desired skills:
  • PMP and/or other professional certifications.

SAIC accepts applications on an ongoing basis and there is no deadline.

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.

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