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Architecture Engineer SME

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Job ID: 2314568
Location: CAPE CANAVERAL, FL, United States
Date Posted: May 14, 2024
Category: Software
Subcategory: SW Systems Engr
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time
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 seeking a highly experienced Architecture Engineer to support system modernization and digital transformation projects that will enable the acceleration of the space launch cadence to enable the Spaceport of the future.     

Job Duties: 

  • Working across multiple Directorates and Offices to identify and define future space capability needs 

  • Frequent interaction with government, SETA, FFRDC, external stakeholders, and development contractors 

  • Identifying and defining future space capability needs 

  • Identifying key architecture and system level trades 

  • Enterprise Architecting, simulation, and analysis 

  • Planning and executing Model-based Systems Engineering (MBSE) model development in support of enterprise architecting objectives and enterprise questions 

  • Developing engineering models for the purpose of architecture development, system decomposition, analysis, and other digital engineering initiatives 

  • Producing model views to support program milestones and documentation 

  • Generating reports out of the MBSE tools for analysis 

  • Supporting development of study plans for architecture development and special trade studies 

  • Supporting integration of architectures with other components of the technical baseline 

  • Developing enterprise, system, functional, performance, and interface requirements 

  • Preparing briefings for senior decision makers 


Required Education: 

  • Bachelors and fourteen (14) years or more experience; Masters and twelve (12) years or more experience; PhD or JD and nine (9) years or more experience 

Required Experience: 

  • Proven experience with architecture frameworks 
  • Proficient with MBSE tools and procedures
  • Proven experience with MBSE and other tools to support analysis and visualization
  • Working knowledge of systems engineering documentation to include concepts of operations, interface control documents, and verification and test
  • Ability to provide technical and programmatic direction on the development, integration, and use of MBSE models
  • Proficient understanding of fundamental model development and its application to architecture or system design
  • Experience with requirements management in a MBSE tool to include requirements traceability and verification
  • Proven experience in core systems engineering and analysis disciplines and processes
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic, and energetic environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a team player requiring collaboration, open communication, and willingness to work in a pair-programming style collaborative work environment
  • Strong oral and written communication skills 

Desired Qualifications: 

  • Advanced degree in STEM (science, technical, engineering, math) or related discipline with emphasis on MBSE
  • Experience with IC customer’s Request for Change process and the Engineering Review Board process
  • Experience in No Magic’s Cameo and modeling frameworks (UAF)
  • Prior US military and/or IC customer experience
  • Familiarity with STK 


  • Must be a U.S. Citizen with an active 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 focused on advancing the power of technology and innovation to serve and protect our world. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in mission IT, enterprise IT, engineering services and professional services. We integrate emerging technology, rapidly and securely, into mission critical operations that modernize and enable critical national imperatives.

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 $7.4 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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