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Acquisition Systems Engineer

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Job ID: 2400738
Location: AURORA, CO, United States
Date Posted: Feb 14, 2024
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Systems Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking an Acquisition Systems Engineer to support SAIC’s Prime Program, Landmark AOS in Aurora, CO.  Landmark AOS is a large SETA program, supporting the NRO’s Ground Enterprise Directorate (GED), responsible for the acquisition of systems over the complete end-to-end life cycle.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide program management and technical engineering support to the Government customer to manage multi-INT applications; evaluate cost, performance, schedule, and risks throughout the program life-cycle
  • Assist and advise Government managers responsible for acquisition and operation of a variety of Cloud-based developments.
  • Provide program management analysis and documentation supporting engagements with developers, including developing technical roadmaps, acquisition strategies and the documentation to implement them.
  • Provide SIGINT technical expertise to support the planning of future systems and architectures, and oversight of development contractors
  • Guide SIGINT technical and programmatic interchanges; identify and resolve issues; and provide engineering and technical advice to the customer to achieve innovative capabilities for automated multi-INT collection orchestration and sensemaking.
  • Derive enterprise, system, functional, performance, and interface level requirements and work with the team to develop the corresponding documentation
  • Apply systems analysis and design methodology assessments to identify technical debt, architectural runway, and efficiency trade-offs against current and proposed/desired cloud-based software system design
  • Support agile process evolution across Government teams, development contractors, user engagement teams, and stakeholders


Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, engineering, science, or related discipline and 9 year total experience (or an MS degree and 7 years or a PhD and 4 years)
  • Active Top Secret/SCI Clearance with Polygraph
  • Expertise and experience with the IC acquisition cycle, requirements processes, budgetary practices, and acquisition documentation
  • Knowledge related to managing technical, cost and schedule performance of software development programs
  • Demonstrated capability and success working in team environments
  • Strong oral and written communications ability on significant technical matters often requiring coordination within a high-tempo environment
  • Good working knowledge of MS Office applications

Target salary range: $175,001 - $200,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

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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