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Systems Engineer

Job ID: 2401475
Location: LONDON, ENG, United Kingdom
Date Posted: Feb 21, 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 a Systems Engineer to work on complex projects crucial to our national security objectives. He/she will provide Systems Engineering and Technical Advisory (SETA) services at a customer facility in the United Kingdom. 

Relocation assistance may be provided as well as housing stipend, cost of living, and other allowances for the duration of the tour. 

Key responsibilities:

  • Primarily support Chief Engineer and Systems Engineering and Integration (SE&I) leadership team in executing systems engineering activities across site.
  • Provide technical support to maintain continuity of operations and anomaly response processes and help with the planning for resiliency related activities
  • Analyze systems engineering activities and provide recommendations to multiple government customers; deliver key information, possible risks and impacts and associated handling plans; assess opportunities and potential improvements to government managers and other points of contact.
  • Analyze and document site system architecture and impacts associated with system updates/deliveries
  • Coordinate with government project managers to evaluate contractor performance and provide written and oral feedback consistent with findings and/or reviews.
  • Coordinate with the site engineering teams, review site workflows and processes necessary to ensure site baseline is documented and managed to enable future mission planning and growth.
  • Ensure SE&I team adheres to site engineering processes and standards throughout all phases of the system lifecycle management process.
  • Collaborate with Headquarters Directorates, site organizations, and mission partners to ensure understanding of project requirements and risks (cost, schedule, technical).  
  • Help develop standards, tools, and procedures for use on projects including but not limited to issue risk, change and information management.



§  Must be a US Citizen.

§  Active TS/SCI clearance with CI polygraph.

§  Bachelor’s degree in science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM) or relevant field required and nine (9) years or more relevant experience; master’s and seven (7) years or more experience.

§  Knowledge of customer’s space and ground domain mission and technical capabilities.

§  Demonstrated experience with government customer’s systems engineering, mission readiness, and project management methods, familiar with site mission and ground systems integration processes.

§  Systems engineering background; understanding of systems development life cycle from concept, requirements, engineering design, integration and test, deployment, maintenance, through decommissioning.

§  Experience in requirements definition, system architectures, systems analysis and design, interface and data architectures, validation, and verification.

  • Polished communicator and proven collaborator; demonstrated ability to coordinate across all levels of government to ensure contracts effectively deliver required services and capabilities.
  • Self-starter, proactively addresses customer requirements with no supervision; expert at defining solutions for broad, abstract topics.

§  Familiar with model-based systems engineering and digital engineering concepts and tools; Agile development methodology, cloud technologies.


  • Direct and current experience with customer.
  • Familiar with COOP processes.
  • Familiar with Confluence, JIRA.
  • Self-motivated with positive interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills.
  • Extensive recent familiarity with agency’s missions and organizations preferred.
  • INCOSE Systems Engineering certifications are a plus.

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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