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Job ID: 2300092
Location: HANSCOM AFB, MA, United States
Date Posted: Feb 1, 2023
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: IT Systems Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking to hire an IT System Engineer to support the Air Force in the development of multiple DevSecOps environments for the SAP community.  This position will require the candidate to work with the government customer and other commercial vendors during the development and deployment of these capabilities.   The expectation is that this role will include the planning, design and establishment of an advanced DevSecOps environment.  The position duties entail working with the customer and SAIC technical team members throughout the development and into the fully capable system deployment. 

Specific duties and responsivities include but are not limited to:

  • Supporting innovative approaches to SAIC systems and design efforts through implementation
  • Research design concepts and feasibility utilizing advanced technical theory and knowledge
  • Lead and support research, develop, design and implementation of the DevSecOps environment for testing, prototyping, operations and deployment
  • Support to the DevSecOps customer base as the systems go through customer testing, prototyping and implementation
  • Act as the technical consultant to the government customer and the SAIC team
  • Be the project lead and source for applied engineering principles, procedures, and techniques to perform systems engineering assignments related to the development the systems of systems the environment is.
  • Work with SAIC, outside vendors and other engineering disciplines to ensure interdisciplinary communication and coordination.
  • Maintain and update systems and users level documentations for compliance and system accreditation.



  • Bachelors and nine (9) years or more experience; Masters and seven (7) years or more experience ; PhD or JD and four (4) years or more experience.
  • Active DoD Secret clearance
  • IAT or IAM level 2
  • Experienced implementing VMware, SSO, PKI and VPN within DOD security standards and practices
  • Background in network design, build, scale and maintain
  • Experience managing a team of System Engineers
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to effectively interface with customers, subcontractors and vendors, and deal with employees and managers at all levels both within and outside of the engineering organization

Desired Skills:

  • CompTIA Net+ certification
  • CompTIA Security+ certification
  • Masters degree in systems engineering
  • TS/SCI clearance eligible
  • US Air Force customer support

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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