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Senior Materials Engineer

Job ID: 2302371
Location: HILL AFB, UT, United States
Date Posted: Mar 9, 2023
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Materials Engr
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Senior Materials Engineer to join our team supporting the ICBM weapon system at our government customer site Hill AFB, UT. Commit your talents to the critical Department of Defense (DoD) mission of nuclear deterrence by helping sustain and improve the Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) leg of the United States Nuclear Triad. This position will directly support the Sentinel Payloads Division. 

Responsibilities will include:

  • Advising the government on acquisition decisions
  • Supporting major design reviews
  • Review contractor engineering products & deliverables
  • Review contractor specifications and requirement traceability
  • Evaluation of contractor materials analysis against the system requirements
  • Requirements management in Digital Engineering environment


Required Qualifications

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or Manufacturing Engineering 
  • 10 years of directly related experience 
  • Must have a current (within last 6 years) Secret security clearance or higher and be able to obtain a Special Access Program (SAP) clearance within a reasonable timeframe 
  • Knowledge of waterfall, spiral, or Agile life cycles 

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Experience with design, development and application of composite materials
  • Experience with materials associated with extreme Temp/Velocity environments similar to those used in the protection and performance of Rocket Nozzles or Reentry Vehicles
  • Experience with Aerospace manufacturing and testing
  • Hands on experience working with and developing high strength and high temperature composites is highly desirable
  • Direct Air Force program experience with Air Force processes, procedures, acquisition and development procedures
  • DoD acquisitions program experience is desirable
  • Ability to understand and work with multiple enterprise-wide systems and software tools such as Jira and Confluence 
  • Self-motivated with excellent verbal and written communications skills in addition to sound interpersonal skills involving interfacing, coordinating and negotiating with government customer and company personnel 

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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