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SIGINT Systems Engineer

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Job ID: 2312012
Location: FORT MEADE, MD, United States
Date Posted: Sep 20, 2023
Category: Software
Subcategory: SW Systems Engr
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a SIGINT Systems Engineer (SME) 5 to support the research & development, test and evaluation, fielding, documentation development, configuration management, software engineering and integration, training, fielding and sustainment, cybersecurity, and program management of United States Marine Corps Signals Intelligence programs for our customer site at Fort Meade in MD. 

The SME provides technical expertise and support in one or more of the following areas:

  • Design, development, test and integration of software systems/applications;
  • Coding, debugging, testing and troubleshooting throughout the development process;
  • Interacting with other engineering groups to identify functional and performance requirements for application programs, assess software issues/defects, resolve problems and develop solutions;
  • Performing requirements analysis and management;
  • Conducting market surveys and assessing new technologies;
  • Providing operational and training support for fielding of intelligence programs; and/or
  • Coordinating with program stakeholders for the successful execution of software development programs.

Essential Duties of the Job:

  • Ability to communicate task requirement information to client in a clear and concise manner.
  • Must be able to sit and stand for prolonged periods of time, as well as lead and participate in meetings and working groups.
  • Requires visual acuity to use a keyboard.
  • Must be able to attend work each day, during scheduled hours, unless on travel or approved time off.
  • Ability to work on computer for long periods, and communicate with individuals by telephone, email and face-to-face.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

  • While performing duties of job, employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hand to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear.
  • Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • May be exposed to chemicals related to office equipment.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate (i.e. general office environment).



  • Eighteen (18) years of hands-on experience with supporting signals intelligence operations to include three (3) of the following five (5) areas: Systems Requirements, Operational Requirements, Data Analysis, Test & Evaluation, and Training. Experience may be achieved simultaneously.
  • Recognized expert who has demonstrated industry and/or military experience with Distributed Common Ground System or Signals Intelligence systems.
  • TS/SCI level Clearance required.
  • Individual should have work experience and knowledge of the following technical areas:
  • Providing SME and Technical Support on a wide variety of current and planned SIGINT hardware, software, and USMC Tactical SIGINT Concepts of Operation (CONOPS) and providing SME support to the supported equipment.
  • Providing SIGINT and worldwide operations knowledge.
  • Providing SIGINT/EW Subject Matter Expertise (SME) in coordination and collaboration with various DoD activities (e.g., NIWC Atlantic, MCSC, MCO, NSA/CSS-W, and the Fleet Marine Forces) to ensure implementation and execution of advanced SIGINT/EW capabilities to the fullest extent practicable.
  • Providing technical and operational support for R&D, ad-hoc and developmental testing events, and operational employment techniques to support USMC SIGINT programs.
  • Providing technical guidance to Government personnel in support of program objectives.
  • Providing technical support to DoD/USMC Intelligence programs such as: system upgrade and problem reporting, training support, test support, fielding support, MAGTF deployment support, risk management and security patch support, and technical documentation development support.
  • Participating in, preparing for, and conducting program reviews pertaining to Government projects/programs.
  • Providing research and development (R&D) support for the delivery of prototype fielding kits, technical and engineering documentation, and/or technical data packages is preferred.
  • Experience in one or more of the following technical disciplines is required:
    • Software Engineering and Development
    • System or Software Integration
    • Test and Evaluation
    • Equipment and Material Support
    • Logistics Support
    • Fielding and Sustainment Support
    • Training Support
    • Program Office Liaison Support
    • Technical Documentation Development
    • Program of Record Technical Support
    • Intelligence Systems Operations and Maintenance
    • Cybersecurity

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.


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