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Field Engineer

Job ID: 2312535
Location: SAN DIEGO, CA, United States
Date Posted: Sep 21, 2023
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Field Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Field Engineer to support the US Navy in San Diego, CA.

Note: This position is on-site is located at our customer site: Top Side NIWC Pac (Point Loma). 10 % travel, amount of may travel fluctuate based on customer needs.  


SAIC provides engineering expertise to support, maintain, develop, and test existing and new communications systems for NIWC PAC.  This position will provide support for multiple systems providing research, design, development, and testing of information processing hardware such as computer chips, circuit boards, computer systems, and electrical components.  Qualified candidates will have some experience reviewing and developing technical specifications for production, analyzes hardware configuration and processing solutions, and tests hardware conformance to specifications.  The engineer will use existing system specifications, technical standards, principles, theories, concepts, and techniques to maintain systems in the lab. This position is part of a team working closely with peers, government, and vendors.



  • Bachelor’s and two (2) years’ experience; OR master’s and 0 years related experience.  
  • Candidate must be a US Citizen.
  • Active Secret clearance with the ability to obtain a Top Secret.
  • Good verbal and written communications skills. Must be able to travel, amount of travel fluctuates.
  • Good problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team setting, but also able to work independently to resolve issues in the field.


  • Electronics background including soldering experience.
  • Experience with VLF communications systems. Circuit board assembly, modification, and repair experience.

Target salary range: $75,001 - $100,000. 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.

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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