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Hardware Manager

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Job ID: 1928917
Location: EGLIN AFB, FL, United States
Date Posted: Feb 11, 2020
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Scientist
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: Yes
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Job Description


SAIC is looking for a senior engineer to serve as team lead for a small group of engineers and scientist supporting the design, development, demonstration and operation of the AFRL/RW Kinetic-Kill Hardware-in-the-Loop Simulation (KHILS) facility Radio-Frequency Target Simulator (RFTS) at Eglin AFB, FL.  This activity is a multi-disciplined multi-contractor endeavor. SAIC is one of these contractors and is looking for an experienced individual to lead the SAIC portion of this activity.


The applicant must have 15 or more years’ experience in the design, development and application of real-time RF target simulators used to support testing and analysis of breadboard, brass board and functional RF seeker systems and subsystems.  The applicant’s experience must demonstrate fundamental knowledge of the advanced technologies, operating principles, and hardware and software implementations of advanced RF seeker systems and subsystems and experience testing these systems in a real-time hardware-in-the-loop (HWIL) environment.

The applicant must also have 5 or more years’ experience in a leadership role directing, monitoring and assessing task team progress.  This should include experience producing progress briefings, progress reports and comprehensive final task reports.


  • 5 or more years’ team leadership experience
  • 15 or more years’ experience working in a real-time HWIL seeker test environment
  • BS degree in engineering or physics (or other closely related degree)
  • Must qualify for a US government secret security clearance (existing Secret clearance preferred)
  • Experience using and programing C++, Matlab/Simulink, and Python
  • Experience with Windows and Lenox operating systems environments

Desired Qualifications



SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's most complex modernization and readiness challenges. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission solutions. Using our expertise in existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions. We are 23,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has pro forma annual revenues of nearly $6.5 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom. For SAIC benefits information, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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