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Software Systems Engineer

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Job ID: 2210069
Location: EL SEGUNDO, CA, United States
Date Posted: Jan 24, 2023
Category: Software
Subcategory: SW Systems Engr
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI with Poly
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking an experienced Software Systems Engineer on the Horizon Program to support to the US Space Force (USSF) in developing and deploying novel command and control applications within the Program Executive Office's Battle Management Command, Control and Computers portfolio in El Segundo, California. 
The following represents a general overview of duties and responsibilities:
  • Support engineering efforts of application development activities and the interface to other related applications  
  • Serve as focal point for algorithm definition and trades in the context of supporting the application development  
  • Support development of system engineering items such as CONOPs, requirements definitions (or features, themes, epics), system testing, algorithm document review, and interfaces to other application development efforts


  • Bachelor’s degree with 14+ years of related experience
  • Active TS/SCI Clearance and willing to consent to a polygraph examination
  • Experience managing technical programs throughout the engineering life cycle with emphasis in one or more of the following areas:
    • Software Systems Engineering, Design, and Architecture Development
    • Computational Optimization Algorithms
    • Specification Development
    • Interface Definition Development
Desired Qualifications:
  • Master's Degree in computer science or math, professional certification (e.g., Professional Engineer, PMI PMP, INCOSE CSEP)
  • Ideal candidates will have experience providing technical support and managing technical programs throughout the engineering life cycle of operational command and control systems/applications

Target salary range: $175,001 - $200,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

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.

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