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Systems Engineer Principal

Job ID: 2401917
Location: ORLANDO, FL, 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: No Remote
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Job Description


Performs Systems Engineering activities related to Engineering including: concept of operations formulation, requirements definition, analysis and engineering, system architecting, system analysis and design, interface and data architectures, validation and verification, systems integration, system op. performance analysis, Performs functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies. Provides specific, detailed information for selection, implementation techniques, and tools for the most efficient solution to meet business needs,  Managers set the specific duties and responsibilities for each employee).  Applies extensive technical expertise and has full knowledge of other related disciplines. Receives assignments in the form of objectives and establishes goals to meet objectives. Work is reviewed and measured based on meeting objectives and schedules. Develops technical solutions to complex problems, which require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity. Work may be performed without appreciable direction. Exercises considerable latitude in determining technical objectives of assignment. Completed work is reviewed from a relatively long-term perspective for desired results. Exercises judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. Guides the successful completion of major tasks. Interacts with senior external personnel on significant technical matters often requiring coordination between organizations.

SPECIFIC JOB DESCRIPTION: Modify and use aerospace simulation tools involving missile engagements in 3-DOF and 6-DOF.  Familiarity with basic missile simulation systems including aerodynamic coefficients, mass and propulsion properties, seekers, divert systems and performance.  Some familiarity with radar systems and general missile defense constructs.  Must be able to work collaboratively with a small team to generate technical approach to problems, execute approach, and document results and create presentations to be delivered for customers.


Basic aerospace engineering is required.  Some software knowledge is essential.  Some expertise in at least one of the following languages, C, C++, FORTRAN, Python, etc.  Experience with MS Office, excel, power point is helpful.  At least a B.S. in a Engineering or Physics is required.  Some experience with aerodynamics and missile system simulation is required. US Citizenship with an active DOD secret Clearance

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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