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Systems Engineer Principal

Job ID: 2312651
Location: CALIFORNIA, MD, United States
Date Posted: Sep 19, 2023
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Systems Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % 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 current looking for a Senior Systems Engineer to help support our NAVAIR team in California, MD.

Secret clearance is preferred.

Responsibilities and Tasking:

  • Evaluate alternative solutions for technical issues by attending working group meetings, providing technical expertise and feedback for the applicable air platforms, weapons systems and subsystems they support.
  • Coordinate with multiple disciplines as required to prepare or review the technical documentation, proposals, investigations, and analyses needed to support ECPs, requirements verification matrices and other appropriate documentation. 
  • Review, analyze and track specifications and data packages
  • Participate in technical working groups, Program Management Reviews, System Safety Working Groups, Systems Engineering Technical Reviews, briefings and other significant program activities. 
  • Facilitate communications across all stakeholders 


Required Skills:

  • Engineering degree from an accredited university in Engineering, Mathematics, Physics or a related scientific discipline
  • Minimum 10 years of recent and relevant experience in an engineering position
  • Understanding and the ability to execute tasks associated with NAVAIR’s Systems Engineering Processes, Engineering Change Proposals (ECPs) and Airworthiness/Cybersafe processes
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient with MS Office products
  • Ability to work independently with little guidance

 Preferred Experience:

  • Experience working NAVAIR programs (weapons programs preferred)

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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