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Lab Systems Engineer

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Job ID: 2216535
Location: LAS CRUCES, NM, United States
Date Posted: May 25, 2023
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Systems Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


DESCRIPTION:  SAIC has an opportunity for a Systems Engineer to join our Systems Engineering and Technical Advisory (SETA) team in Las Cruces, NM SAIC seeks a proactive, detail-oriented systems engineer with polished communication and organizational skills.  The successful candidate contributes to the success of the government and the SAIC team by:

  • Providing technical and programmatic support to the government for all lab activities
  • Providing subject matter expertise to customer leadership on emerging technologies and initiatives related to space systems capabilities
  • Advising customer and enterprise leadership on efficacy of planned lab initiatives (cost, schedule, performance, and risk)
  • Advising customer leadership on operational efficiencies, including systematic and innovative allocation of limited resources (e.g. personnel, power, space, and cooling)
  • Representing customer in evaluating impacts to site architecture driven by capability changes; assesses innovative concepts and emerging lab capabilities for potential transition onto operational baselines



  • US Citizenship
  • Active TS/SCI clearance with adjudicated polygraph
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) field is contractually required 
  • Bachelors and nine (9) years or more hands-on engineering experience including at least 4 years of hands-on GEOINT experience; Masters and seven (7) years or more experience; PhD or JD and four (4) years or more experience
  • Demonstrated expertise across full systems engineering lifecycle and project management
  • Demonstrated ability to simultaneously manage multiple tasks and deliverables
  • Basic understanding of DevOps, DevSecOps concepts and Agile development
  • Polished communicator (written/verbal) with impeccable interpersonal skills and personal judgment; confident presenting analysis and recommendations to all levels of government
  • Ability to work independently and with a team
  • Ability to operate effectively with contractor, SETA, FFRDC, and Government teammates
  • Expert user in Microsoft Office applications (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Access, Project, Visio) 


  • Active PMI Project Management Professional certification
  • Understanding of IT and cybersecurity principles, including cloud operations and layered defense
  • Active cyber certification at IAT Level 2 (i.e. Security+ CE)
  • Experience developing staff products (briefings, analysis) on short deadlines (8 hours or less)
  • Experience supporting senior government officials

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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