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Senior Electrical Engineer

Job ID: 2316148
Location: LAKEHURST, NJ, United States
Date Posted: Feb 22, 2024
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Electrical Engr
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 Electrical 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:

  • Provides professional electrical engineering technical support to the full scope of assigned projects in naval or maritime applications, including field or on-site engineering services.
  • Performs feasibility analyses and design/development, prototyping, testing, and evaluation of new components and engineering changes.
  • Develops and reviews plans, specifications, and estimates to identify and resolve technical issues.
  • Interprets data and performs studies and investigations to propose new or improved system designs, design criteria, and installation, operational, and maintenance practices.
  • Has familiarity with and follows the Systems Engineering process to clearly identify program/project risks and technical barriers.
  • Takes direction and tasking from supervisor and senor engineering team leads, provides status, and accomplishes work assignments meeting quality and schedule expectations.
  • Performs and documents troubleshooting, root cause analysis, and corrective actions in support of test site activities and efforts to commission, certify, deliver, and sustain Ford Class aircraft carriers.



  • (GS-12 equivalent) Bachelor’s degree in electrical or electronics engineering (BSEE) and five (5) years of experience.
  • (GS-13 equivalent) BSEE and eight (8) years experience -OR- MSEE and five (5) years of experience.
  • Possesses experience in design and development of new components and engineering changes, by leveraging systems engineering processes to reduce risk.
  • Active Secret clearance is required
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with stakeholders of varying technical knowledge and viewpoints.
  • Has technical experience with low-power systems, complex programmable logic devices (CPLD), programmable logic controllers (PLC), computers, and human interfaces.
  • Has been successful in the execution of technical projects within and electro-mechanical system.


  • Has technical experience with high-power systems up to 13.8kVA.

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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