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IT Systems Engineer

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Job ID: 2402673
Location: COLORADO SPRINGS, CO, United States
Date Posted: Mar 20, 2024
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: IT Systems Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: Hybrid Remote
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Job Description



SAIC seeks a highly experienced and energetic IT Systems Engineer to support the US Space Force, Space Systems Command, in performing operational maintenance and sustainment of ground-based radars critical to US and Allied strategic missile surveillance, warning, defense, and space surveillance missions in Colorado Springs, Colorado.  In support of the government customer, the SAIC Program Manager, and the Chief Engineer; the IT Systems Engineer will be responsible for design and implementation of IT systems that require the integration of diverse and complex components.

The IT Systems Engineer work closely with stakeholders, project managers, software developers, network engineers, and other IT professionals to ensure that IT systems are designed, implemented, and operated effectively and efficiently.

Responsibilities will include:

    • Requirements gathering and analysis.

    • System design and architecture.

    • Technology selection and evaluation.

    • System development and integration.

    • Testing and quality assurance.

    • Deployment and implementation.

    • System monitoring and maintenance.

    • Performance optimization and scalability.


Required Skills:

  • Bachelors Degree with 9+ years of related experience

  • Ability to obtain a Secret Clearance

  • Requirements development experience is a must

  • Troubleshoot and analysis of problems with major systems such as: VMware, storage systems, Windows and *ix systems

  • Designing, Developing, and modernizing highly complex information systems

Desired Skills:

  • Managing geographically dispersed large-scale 24/7 operational systems  

  • Experience sustaining UEWR, or other Strategic Warning and Surveillance radar systems such as the Perimeter Acquisition Radar Attack Characterization System (PARCS)

Target salary range: $125,001 - $150,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

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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