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Senior Systems Engineer

Job ID: 2406849
Location: WASHINGTON NAVY YARD, DC, United States
Date Posted: May 21, 2024
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Systems Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Top Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI with Poly
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Senior Systems Engineer for a position located at the Washington Navy Yard located in Washington, DC. This position is 100% onsite. 

JOB DESCRIPTION: (Included but not limited to)

  • Provide acquisition support for the acquisition and life-cycle management of submarine and undersea systems to include all phases of project and systems management from initial capabilities documentation to system delivery and follow-on life cycle support.
  • Provide program/project management support for acquisition strategy development, trade study assessments, configuration and document control, schedule/milestone establishment and tracking and cost estimation and control.
  • Coordinate and participate in program and technical status meetings/reviews, developing briefs, documenting proceedings, and tracking action items.


Education and experience:

  • Bachelor's degree and five years of experience; years of experience can be substituted in lieu of a degree.

Required skills:

  • A minimum of three (3) years of experience providing technical and program management support for the acquisition of life-cycle support for the U.S. Navy and submarine Program Office or a similar Navy program.

Required clearance:

  • Must have an active Top Secret clearance with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI with CI Poly.

 Desired Qualifications:

  • Strong communication abilities, both verbal and written, to convey technical and programmatic solutions clearly.
  • Team player mentality to collaborate with colleagues and share knowledge to improve and support ongoing/new projects.
  • Organizational abilities to create and maintain project plans, schedules, contracts and budgets to ensure projects stay on track.
  • Strategic thinking to align project goals with organizational objectives and adapt plans as needed to meet changing requirements.
  • Adaptability to handle multiple projects simultaneously, prioritize tasks effectively, and thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.
  • Familiarity with maintenance cycles/availabilities for undersea systems and subsystems.

Target salary range: $115,001 - $125,000. 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 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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