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Software Systems Engineer

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Job ID: 2310826
Location: REDONDO BEACH, CA, United States
Date Posted: Dec 22, 2023
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Systems Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Software System Engineer to work in a Program Office (PO) in El Segundo, CA. This position requires an active TS/SCI clearance with Polygraph. 

In this role you will provide direct support for major program acquisitions to the development branch. This program procures satellite vehicles with associated ground segments. The ground segment consists of ground command and control (C2) software and hardware, and includes Automated Data Processing Equipment (ADPE) and networks.

This role requires a focus on software development, testing, analysis, and requirements verification. Additionally, there is a migration from bare metal to virtual environments.   


  • Active TS/SCI clearance with Polygraph.
  • Bachelors of Science degree and 14 years or more experience; Masters and 9 years or more experience; PhD or JD  and 6 years or more experience.
  • Risk management planning and mitigation experience.
  • Experience in Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) to include rainfall or agile methods
  • Familiarity with space systems ground segment acquisitions and related Operations & Maintenance (O&M) of those systems.
  • Understanding of full life-cycle system support, from procurement to O&M, including requirements analysis, requirements tracking, system design and development through system test, delivery, installation, and sell-off.
  • CSEP and or PMP certifications.

Target salary range: $175,001 - $200,000. 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.

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