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Senior Systems Engineer

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Job ID: 2312132
Location: HUNTSVILLE, AL, United States
Date Posted: Sep 21, 2023
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Systems Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Interim Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Senior Systems Engineer to support the Uncrewed Aircraft Systems (UAS) Project Management Office (PMO) within PEO AVN in Huntsville, AL. The ideal candidate would provide technical solutions to a wide range of complex problems through data analysis to achieve the organization’s objectives.

The ideal candidate should have demonstrated understanding and application of technical principles, theories and concepts in the systems engineering field, particularly as applied to software development. They should be able to establish and achieve goals based on stated objectives and provide guidance to employees that result in the consistent accomplishment of those goals and objectives and should be able to use general guidance to develop direction and communicate that direction across a team to accomplish goals and objectives.


  • Responsible for project requirements and technical data package content management.
  • Assists the project lead in sprint planning, task definition and scope, estimating cost and schedule of new efforts, and identification of project risks.
  • Responsible for planning and leading project status meetings that include direct interface with the end customer as well as monthly customer reports.
  • Responsible for personnel management of the system engineering team.


Required Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree with at least five (5) years of experience; four (4) years of experience accepted in lieu of degree. 

Required Clearance:

  • Must be able to obtain an Interim Secret Clearance prior to employment; must be able to obtain a Secret Clearance to maintain employment. 

Required Skills:

  • Familiarity with military aviation regulations and standards, such as MIL-STD-882E (Standard Practice for System Safety) and MIL-STD-1797A (Aviation System Safety Management)
  • Experience with the development of systems/sub-systems requirements, systems and software integration, developmental and operational test planning and execution preferred
  • Model Based System Engineering (MBSE) experience using Rhapsody SysML, System Architect, RSA, Rhapsody Harmony SE, Rhapsody DoDAF, RoseRT, and Cameo MagicDraw
  • Experience with requirements development, decomposition, and trace experience using DOORS and ReqPro on acquisition defense programs
  • Experience with Uncrewed Systems
  • Experience with aviation system development and engineering
  • Experience with Agile development methodology
  • Experience with Mounted Mission Command platform and NOC systems
  • Experience with fielding Joint Battle Command-Platform systems

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 24,000 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 $6.9 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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