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NAVAIR Systems Engineer Principal

Job ID: 2300154
Location: PATUXENT RIVER, MD, United States
Date Posted: Mar 23, 2023
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Systems Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Senior Systems Engineer to provide support for our US Navy customer. The position is located at Patuxent River, MD directly supporting the F/A-18 and EA-18G Program Office.

The PMA is responsible for the design, development, delivery, and life cycle sustainment, and planned product and capability improvements and modifications to the aircraft

***A hybrid work location model (roughly 50% on-site in Patuxent River, MD and Telework) will be employed for this position***

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to engineering discussions to help identify technical solutions that apply engineering theories, concepts, principles and processes.
  • Coordinate research and problem solving efforts for designated aspects of complex problems with many competing objectives, variables, and constraints.
  • Document solutions in relation to the technical, cost, and schedule constraints.
  • Development and review of various technical documentation including, SOW, CDRLs, presentation materials, and white papers.
  • Participate in, and help manage, activities for various segments of program execution, which may include Risk Management, Configuration Management, Data Management, Trade-off Analysis/Trade Studies, Technical Performance Measures, Technical Reviews, Modeling & Simulation, or EVM.
  • Communicate with stakeholders across PMA 265, other Program Offices, and industry stakeholders.



  • Bachelors degree and ten (10) years or more experience; 
  • Minimum of an active Secret Clearance required 
  • Candidate must have experience working with the NAVAIR Systems Engineering processes and Program Office Environments.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with stakeholders of varying technical knowledge and viewpoints.

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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