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Systems Engineer

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Job ID: 2400888
Location: TUCSON, AZ, United States
Date Posted: Feb 15, 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
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI with Poly
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC has an immediate opening for a highly experienced Systems Engineer to support to an exciting and impactful customer mission.  The successful candidate will exhibit proactiveness, leaning forward in a high-impact customer mission environment. This position requires strong experience in systems engineering and manufacturing. The candidate will work closely with the customer and other project teammates to support acquisition, integration, test, qualification, deployment, and operations of customer mission systems as they transition into production.  Position is available in Tucson, AZ.


Responsibilities Include:

  • Participate in reviews, meetings, & boards.
  • Flow technical concerns and statuses to PMO.
  • Monitor/oversee progress on corrective actions, problem closures, change board items, etc.
  • Maintain situational awareness of daily IPT happenings.
  • Stay abreast of obsolescence issues.
  • Understand impact of diminishing sources, as necessary.
  • Understand hardware pedigrees.
  • Monitor change control process.
  • Attend technical interchange meetings, manufacturing readiness reviews, etc. as appropriate.
  • Participate in hardware verification efforts such as first article inspections, functional configuration audits, and physical configuration audits.
  • Monitor lab and manufacturing areas, to include build schedules, build progress, and issues that would frustrate the schedule.
  • Flow appropriate developer programmatic and technical information, recommendations, and analyses to the PMO.
  • Benchmark known best practices against developer’s processes.
  • Review and assess test artifacts.
  • TTP/manufacturing readiness.


This is you:

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering with at least 18 years of experience with:
    • Technical requirements development, systems engineering, and manufacturing in the design, production, integration and testing of terrestrial and space systems.

    • Requirements verification and validation.

  • Must have an in-scope security background investigation (T5 or SSBI), adjudicated for SCI eligibility and enrolled in the Continuous Evaluation program (if applicable) 
  • Must be willing to be nominated for access to Sensitive Compartment Information and Special Access Programs and willing to consent to a Polygraph examination

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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