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Principal Software Test and Evaluation Engineer

Job ID: 2306716
Location: SAN DIEGO, CA, United States
Date Posted: Jun 2, 2023
Category: Software
Subcategory: SW Testing
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Interim 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 Principal Software Test and Evaluation Engineer. This position is supporting the integration of the Distributed Experimentation Environment (DE2) and Vanguard Force DevOps Environment (VFDE) - These initiatives are designed to leverage Live, Virtual and Constructive (LVC) experimentation in developing advanced warfighter architectures and CONOPS to link sensors and weapons platforms in times of critical conflict around the globe.

In this role, you will be supporting the VFDE Depot IPT Lead and leading the execution of directed VFDE Depot Test and Evaluation events, to include Computer Rack hardware tracking and configuration, computer software installation and configuration verification and validation, Network configuration verification and validation, Test inspections of installed equipment and software baselines prior to delivery of VFDE systems.


  • Ability to obtain a SECRET Security Clearance
  • 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. Experience may be substituted in lieu of degree
  • Expert knowledge of modern Software and Systems Engineering processes, methodologies and tools to include Agile, DevSecOps and Model-Based System Engineering and the ability to tailor and apply these tools to the program’s needs.
  • Technical and Program Management and leadership experience
  • Strong attention to detail with exceptional time management and communication skills  
  • Excellent writing skills required for preparation of process documentation, deliverables, and other work products
  • Self-starter with ability to multi-task in a fast-paced collaborative environment

Target salary range: $125,001 - $150,000. 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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