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Job ID: 2211751
Location: HUNTSVILLE, AL, United States
Date Posted: Sep 8, 2022
Category: Software
Subcategory: SW Systems Engr
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Interim Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Senior Level Systems Engineer to support Army Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) simulation solutions with the Joint Technology Center/Systems Integration Laboratory (JSIL) on Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, AL.

Position Overview:

This position will perform system engineering support in the development and sustainment of Army training simulation products located in Huntsville, AL. Duties will include requirements definition/analysis, system design, software/hardware development support and testing. Position will require strong background in computer science and the ability to work in a dynamic environment with multiple contractors and teaming partners. Selected candidate will need to possess strong communication skills with respect to providing customer facing design reviews, and must be a self-starter able to work in a team-oriented, fast-paced environment.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Candidate will function as the product owner for software and systems
  • Design solutions that meet requirements for UAS training solutions in the scope of software baseline planning, network design, deployment methodologies, and benchmark validation of system prototypes.
  • Use understanding of engineering processes to help drive the definition, maintenance, synchronization, and monitoring of processes to include: architecture definition, interface control, requirements management, formal technical reviews, and configuration management processes.
  • Support systems integration, test, documentation, and delivery of UAS simulations solutions.
  • Work with multiple contractors and team partners to continuously deliver value to our customers.
  • Candidate will review, verify and validate system specifications and other design-related documentation.
  • Support architectural design and analyze customer requirements.
  • Support unit and component test cases for inclusion in the Continuous Integration/Deployment pipeline.
  • Work in a dynamic, fast-paced development environment with other teams/team members to resolve technical issues that may arise during development and testing.


Required Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree with at least five (5) years of experience; four (4) years of experience accepted in lieu of degree. 

Required Clearance:

  • Must be a US Citizen with an Interim Secret Clearance; must be able to obtain a Secret Clearance. 

Required Skills:

  • C#
  • Ability to interact with the customer to deliver design review material (including SRR, PDR, CDR, TRR, etc.).
  • Experience with software system and hardware system architectures, networking solutions, virtualization products, and software deployment methods.
  • Working knowledge of agile and scrum practices.
  • Able to review system and subsystem specifications and interface documentation for completeness, accuracy, and applicability. 
  • TCP/IP/UDP network communications experience.
  • UAS control software experience.
  • Experience with client/server applications.
  • Experience working with Windows and Linux (Redhat/CentOS) Operating Systems.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Strong understanding of distributed simulation, Army tactical systems, 6-DOF (6 Degrees of Freedom), Motion Models, and/or Flight Models is helpful.
  • UAS Vehicles and relative Payloads background/experience.
  • Familiar with STNG-4586 protocol is 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.

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