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Senior Systems Engineer

Job ID: 2316143
Location: LAKEHURST, NJ, United States
Date Posted: Feb 22, 2024
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Systems Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: Hybrid Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is currently looking for a Systems Engineer to support our Aircraft Launch and Recovery Equipment (ALRE) Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System (EMALS) and Advanced Arresting Gear (AAG) team located in Lakehurst, NJ.

An active Secret clearance is required.

General Overview:

  • Coordinates, integrate and assist in the management of technical efforts being performed to ensure that identified needs are transformed into effective and life-cycle optimized systems.
  • Ensures compatibility of all functional and physical interfaces (internal and external).
  • Confirms that the system’s definition and design reflect the requirements for all systems elements (hardware, software, data, facilities, etc.).
  • Ensure that engineering efforts follow the Systems Engineering process.
  • Work in a multifaceted team with many stakeholders (engineering, logistics, manufacturing, contractor, program leadership) in problem solving efforts for designated aspects of complex problems with many competing objectives, variables, and constraints.
  • Document solutions in relation to the technical, cost, and schedule constraints.
  • Development and review of various technical documentation, including change management documentation, presentation materials, and white papers.
  • Participate in, and assist in activities for various segments of program execution, which may include Risk Management, Configuration Management, Data Management, Trade-off Analysis/Trade Studies, Technical Performance Measures, Technical Reviews, and Modeling & Simulation.
  • Communicate with stakeholders across program offices, fleet and industry stakeholders.



  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering (Systems or Industrial Engineering preferred) and Five (5) years or more experience.
  • Active Secret clearance is required
  • Experience working with Systems Engineering processes or, preferably, the NAVAIR SE process.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with stakeholders of varying technical knowledge and viewpoints.


  • Experience in briefing technical issues to leadership, preferably to non-technical personnel.
  • Work in integrated programs that include different disciplines of engineering and/or logistics.
  • Experience leading small to medium engineering teams (2-10 personnel) in design, development, or manufacturing projects.

SAIC accepts applications on an ongoing basis and there is no deadline.

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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