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SIGINT Systems Engineer

Job ID: 2300670
Location: AURORA, CO, United States
Date Posted: Jan 13, 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


  SAIC is seeking a Systems Engineer to work on complex projects crucial to national security objectives. He/she will provide Systems Engineering and Technical Advisory (SETA) services to assist the government implement and execute systems engineering processes to integrate capabilities into the operational baseline at a customer facility in Denver, CO.   Compensation estimate is $135,000 to $145,000.


Primary responsibilities:

  • Function as the Operational Thread Lead (OTL) for Transition Implementation Plan (TIP) test and final integration on customer platforms
  • Analyze user requirements, concept of operations documents, and high-level systems architectures to assist in the development of new system requirements
  • Provide technical review and assessment of payload/mission development and readiness activities
  • Advise users in alternative operations for newly designed payloads and cross mission activities
  • Advise for enterprise-wide readiness activities for prelaunch, launch and checkout of mission systems to the TIP Director and Test Conductor
  • Conduct readiness activities associated with the space vehicle, payloads, and ground processing segments achieving initial and final operational capability
  • Advise on system performance criteria and evaluate performance of on-orbit vehicle system activities
  • Develop documents and briefings to communicate work or study status, presentations for customers; brief government and industry as required



  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Active TS/SCI clearance with polygraph required
  • Bachelor's Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) or relevant field, and nine (9) years or more experience; Masters in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) or relevant field, and seven  (7) years or more experience
  • Experience with Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) and Information Operations (IO)
  • Experience delivering hardware and/or software systems
  • Demonstrated experience across full systems engineering and project management lifecycles
  • Expert in simultaneously managing multiple tasks and deliverables
  • Self-starter, proactively addresses customer requirements with no supervision; expert at defining solutions for broad, abstract topics
  • Polished communicator (written/verbal); impeccable interpersonal skills and personal judgment
  • Master at collaboration and coordination with multiple stakeholders -- consensus builder
  • Familiar with Agile development methodology

Desired Qualifications:

  • 4-years’ experience in initiating, planning, executing, monitoring, and controlling DoD or Intelligence Community projects or Programs
  • Systems engineering background and significant space and ground domain knowledge in customer mission technical capabilities and performance
  • Familiar with MBSE/Digital Engineering, Jira, Confluence; cloud technologies

Target salary range: $135,001 - $145,000. 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.

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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