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Systems Engineer

Job ID: 2301877
Location: STERLING HEIGHTS, MI, United States
Date Posted: Feb 24, 2023
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Systems Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC has a contingent opportunity for a Systems Engineer to join our team in Sterling Heights, MI and Charleston SC in support of U.S. Military Wheeled Vehicle Systems.  

This position is contingent upon contract award which is expected February/March 2023.  This date is subject to change.

The Systems Engineer will support the entire SAIC effort in support of systems requirements definition, architecture analysis, design analysis, which includes, but is not limited to:


  • Conduct a range of modeling, simulation, and analysis in areas such as operational mission scenarios, maneuvers, and situational awareness
  • Develop and mature analysis system and software tools
  • Provide technical expertise in the modeling and analysis of military vehicle systems and their broader system-of-systems architectures
  • Conduct trade studies and comparative performance assessments of system and architecture alternatives to inform customer investment decisions/recommendations
  • Apply model-based system engineering (MBSE) to define system functions and develop functional and performance requirements 
  • Apply model-based system engineering (MBSE) to develop architectural views using DoDAF/MODAF (UPDM) and Sytems Modeling Language (SysML) 
  • Analyze MBSE models to derive mission threads and use cases to aid in system-level verification planning 
  • Lead subject matter experts, stakeholders, and customers throughout the process of developing and coordinating system level specifications 
  • Identify proposed changes to technical baseline documents (i.e., interface documents, specifications documents, architecture products) 
  • Prepare and present engineering analysis, gaps, and recommendations to senior leadership and/or design reviews
  • Prepare system and design review packages
  • Develop and implement metrics to measure product quality and development performance




  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, Computer Engineering or Computer Science from an accredited college or university
  • Master's degree in any of the preceding disciplines may be substituted for one year of general experience
  • Minimum 14 years' experience in analysis, development, evaluation, integration, or test of DoD systems including: a minimum of 5 years' experience in analysis, development, evaluation, integration, and test of U.S. military ground vehicle systems
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills are needed to handle multiple task/projects and to work independently
  • Effective written and oral communication skills are also required to work well with all levels of staff and managers
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office


  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must be able to obtain a SECRET Clearance

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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