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Job ID: 2308260
Location: LAKEHURST, NJ, United States
Date Posted: Sep 22, 2023
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Electrical Engr
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: Hybrid Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking an Electrical/Computer Engineer to provide design engineering support to the Unmanned Air System (UAS) Support Equipment Branch at NAVAIR Lakehurst, NJ.  Tasks involve requirements development, review of designs and design changes, support of acquisition packages, product source selection, testing of support equipment, and all relevant technical data and documents related to support equipment for the UAS. 

This is a hybrid-remote position requiring a minimum of 2 days onsite in Lakehurst, NJ. Open to candidates local to the area. 

Must be a US citizen with the ability to obtain a Secret clearance. 

Duties include (but are not limited to):

  • Engage with program IPTs to align aircraft Support Equipment (SE) and Air Vehicle / Control Segment capability deployments, to identify/resolve SE issues, and to influence aircraft system design for optimal supportability.
  • Responsible for the development,  flow down, and evaluation of SE system requirements for Commercial Off-the Shelf (COTS) items and Peculiar Support Equipment (PSE)
  • Responsible for overseeing and leading of development testing, including development of test plans, procedures and reports for verification of the SE design.  Familiarization with MIL-STD-810 is desirable.
  • Responsible to interface with key stakeholders to identify and resolve emergent engineering issues.
  • Reviewing and developing Support Equipment Requirements Documents (SERDs)
  • Evaluating Technical Specifications and Operational Manuals
  • Creating acquisition and procurement documentation and development of
  • Statement of Works (SOWs)
  • Reviewing Drawing Packages, with the understanding of Circuit Diagrams/Schematics
  • Reviewing and development of Engineering Change Proposal (ECP) Documentation
  • Drafting responses to Engineering Investigation (EIs), and determining root cause analysis
  • Performing Trade Studies 
  • Travel 20-25% may be required

Here is a link to the program page:


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering (Electrical or Computer) from an accredited college or university and at least two (2) years of experience. 
  • Experience with bringing designs to fabrication, test, creating operating instructions, and user/maintenance manuals
  • Experience providing technical support of products
  • Experience with test setup and design
  • Willing to travel to support product development, test, and in service support
  • Physically able to climb on and into aircraft spaces
  • Must be a US citizen with the ability to obtain a Secret clearance. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with 3D modeling / AutoCAD assembly and drawing creation
    • Willing to learn Creo if not currently experienced with it
  • Knowledge of Aviation and Air Vehicle Support Equipment
  • Reverse Engineering
  • Experience with Air Vehicle maintenance systems, Aviation operations and diagnostics
  • Familiar with the DoN Systems Engineering Process and the DoN Systems Engineering Technical Review (SETR) policy and process.
  • Familiarization with MIL-STD-810 is desirable.

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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