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Foreign Military Sales (FMS) Program Engineer

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Job ID: 203302
Location: HUNTSVILLE, AL, United States
Date Posted: Apr 6, 2020
Category: Business Development
Subcategory: Business Dev
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No

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Job Description


 SAIC is currently seeking a Foreign Military Sales (FMS) Program Engineer to support our customer at Redstone Arsenal, AL in the Utility Helicopter Project Office (UHPO).
Job Duties:
  • Serve on UHPO Program Team responsible for management and execution of a technical helicopter development, integration, qualification, production, modification, fielding, and sustainment program
  • Assess and derive Customer-Country unique helicopter product verification requirements.
  • Support program acquisition strategies, program cost and schedule estimates, and program risk assessments and mitigations
  • Obtain, assess, apply, and ensure verification of product airworthiness requirements
  • Develop and prepare CRPs to include SOW, CDRL, and DSL requirements
  • Evaluate contractor proposals
  • Ensure CDRLs are work-flowed, reviewed, answered, and tracked IAW standard work
  • Ensure program follows systems engineering processes to include development of system, item, and airworthiness qualification specifications
  • Support major program technical reviews to include SRR, SFR, PDR, CDR, and SVR
  • Ensure aircraft products are Army airworthiness certified IAW AR 70-62 and contract requirements are met
  • Collaborate and coordinate with other Material Developer (e.g., UHPO, AMRDEC, AMCOM, and ACC) personnel
  • Manage contractor and supplier contract performance
  • Interface with, and brief, customer-chain (e.g., SAMD, USASAC, DASA-DE&C, DSCA, State Dept., Embassy, and Customer-Country) representatives
  • Must be able and willing to travel up to 30%




  • Bachelor of Engineering degree in a related technical discipline is required with six-eight (6-8) years of relevant work experience with Military Aviation
  • Candidates who apply should have strong oral and written communication skills, and also have the ability to work effectively with others, and to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • An active and transferrable DoD Secret level security clearance is required.
  • Knowledge of Black Hawk helicopters and their systems, subsystems and components.
  • Technical Program Management experience supporting Military Aviation is preferred 

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.  EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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