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SW Engineer Principal

Job ID: 2312979
Location: PATUXENT RIVER, MD, United States
Date Posted: Sep 21, 2023
Category: Software
Subcategory: SW Engineer
Schedule: Casual (includes On Call and Temporary)
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: Remote
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Job Description


Duties & Responsibilities:
- Monitor the development, testing, and delivery of aircraft and JMPS software for the FMS V-22.
- Provide technical inputs in the creation and review of all engineering documents (ex. SOW, CDRL, technical proposals, SETR planning, technical maturity, etc.) for accuracy and compliance with requirements as defined by the FMS Case.
- Perform technical evaluations on contractor proposals and make recommendations.- Coordinate SETR events with the Contractor(s) as assigned by the APMSE.  
- Coordinate meetings as requested that require participation from Contractor(s) and/or the PMA domestic team.
- As required, participate in PMRs, technical reviews, technical coordination meetings,  Systems Engineering Technical Reviews (SETRs)/Model Based Systems Engineering Activities, conferences, briefings, and other significant program activities. This consists of any preparation work (ex. briefing material) and tracking engineering action items associated with the aforementioned items.  Identify and analyze the issues discussed, record action items, recommend courses of action, input action items and recommendations into the Program Management Database.
- Review, analyze and track specifications and data packages; review suitability/supportability documentation; review and provide technical recommendations on ECPs and Technical Directives; and participate in technical working groups to resolve any engineering issues. Assist with the development of appropriate engineering documentation, formal letters, informal memos and other general correspondence.
- Facilitate communications across all stakeholders (PMA IPTs, FMS, USN, Contractor, FST, etc.)
- Maintain any unique schedules or action trackers as dictated by the APMSE.
- Some international travel may be required.


Required Education & Experience:
- Bachelor's degree and 20 years of relevant Computer Science experience.
- Ability to communicate with all levels of stakeholders both verbally and in writing.

Clearance Requirement: US Citizen with the ability to obtain a DOD Secret clearance.

Desired Skills & Experience:
- Degree in computer science or related scientific/technical discipline.
- Experience supporting foreign military sales (FMS) or engineering leadership.
- DAWIA Systems Engineering plus.
- Experience with one or more of NAVAIR's Systems Engineering Technical Reviews (SETR), Systems Engineering Transformation (SET) initiative, Engineering Change Proposal (ECP) processes, and Airworthiness/Cybersafe processes.

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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