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Systems Engineer Principal

Job ID: 2307290
Location: NEWPORT, RI, United States
Date Posted: May 30, 2023
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Systems Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a cyber-inclined Systems Engineer to work at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center with the government customer in Newport, RI.

The preferred candidate is a systems engineer with combat systems experience and knowledge. The candidate will work with the combat systems team during the various phases of development, test and evaluation, installation, and fleet training. Successful candidates should have relevant experience in the combat systems engineering field and the curiosity, drive, and skills to excel in providing engineering consulting to the customer. Role may include travel.  

Work will be performed in Newport, RI and will therefore be open to candidates local to the area.



  • 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 OR no degree and fifteen (15) years or more of experience
  • Fire Control Systems experience, Enlisted Navy experience, and systems engineering experience 
  • 8570 Level II Certified (CompTIA Security+, or equivalent certification). 
  • Minimum of an active SECRET clearance is required

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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