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Design Engineer

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Job ID: 2315485
Location: HUNTSVILLE, AL, United States
Date Posted: Dec 4, 2023
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Design 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: Temporarily Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is currently looking to hire a Design Engineer to join the team located in Huntsville, Alabama. 

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Research embedded system components, designs and associated advances in computational technology.  Includes but not limited to: Network and video cards, microprocessors, microcontrollers, supercomputers, microcomputers, GPUs, firewalls, routers, switches and circuit design
  • Analyze computer and network applications and identify alternative methods to improve/optimize established equipment, processes and/or procedures.  Provide detailed theoretical and practical applications of potential solutions which may lead to evolutionary and/or revolutionary computing paradigm shifts
  • Solve technical issues associated with operating systems, databases, Virtual Machines, message routing, and other IT related tasks.  Support other individual and group tasks as assigned
  • Quantify the costs and benefits associated with each detail oriented design/solution and be able to effectively organize, present and explain the results



Required Education and Experience: 

Bachelors degree with two (2) years of experience; four (4) years of experience accepted in lieu of degree. 

Required Skills: 

  • Computer engineer with research, design, test and/or evaluation experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of computer hardware design and performance as well as network architecture and routing

Desired Skills: 

  • Interfacing with electronic interfaces (RS422, Ethernet, CAN Bus, servo motor controllers, etc.)
  • Developing schematics, parts lists, wiring diagrams and assembly diagrams
  • Selecting hardware to meet government/military production requirements
  • Reviewing documents, and drawings produced by other engineers and drafting personnel
  • Coordinating with various engineers across disciplines
  • Performing checkout of equipment and developing and documenting associated procedures

Required Clearance: 

Must be able to obtain and maintain Secret Clearance; US Citizenship required. 


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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