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Systems Engineer Principal

Job ID: 2014027
Location: ARNOLD, MO, United States
Date Posted: Sep 14, 2020
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Systems Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI with Poly
Potential for Remote Work: No

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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Systems Engineer Principal to provide support for the NGA's CIO-T Integration Demand Branch on all domains. 

Duties may include:

  • Design business processes and workflow strategies for the management, access and retrieval of data.

  • Defines data rules and relationships and develops methods of quality control of databases or database management.

  • Reviews, analyzes, streamlines and documents business processes.

  • Experience with version control systems such as Github.

  • Plan, organize and prioritize a variety of projects and multiple tasks in an effective and timely manner.

  • Meet critical time deadlines and deliverables by setting priorities.

  • Document infrastructure and platform processes.

  • Document existing operational procedures.

  • Document the design and ongoing management systems that deliver against strict requirements for functionality, scalability performance and reliability.

  • Document process for automated script deployments and supporting processes.

  • Document process and procedures to proactively manage pre-production and production environments.

  • Ability to effectively communicate information, both verbally and written, to end users and executive management, understanding when to speak up and deliver an assertive message in support of the project.

  • Team player, must be able to work professionally and collaboratively with the government customer and other contract members of the project team.

  • Ability and willingness to multi-task and work in an often fast-paced environment with deadlines.

  • Be fully capable to produce the following documentation with minimal supervision. Web-based documentation, process documentation, SOPs, work flows and work integrations, system design documents and assembly manuals, writing - clear concise manner, technical - IT Aptitude in cloud computing, systems engineering terminology, translate technical terminology, requirements gathering techniques.


Skills and Experience:


  • Bachelor’s degree in System Engineering, Computer Science, or STEM, related graduate degree Or equivalent years of work related experience in the information technology field.
  • Demonstrated experience with Structured Query Language (SQL) Database.
  • Experience with web analytics software such as Google Analytics or Matomo.


  • Minimum 7 years of systems engineering program management and/or senior leadership experience within the IC.
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience using commercial off the shelf (COTS) communication and visualization tools (Tableau) to visualize and/or communicate complex quantitative information and analysis.
  • Demonstrated experience implementing Microsoft Excel pivot tables, v-lookups and/or macros.
  • Demonstrated experience with at least 6 out of 9 following technologies:
  • Cloud architectures 
  • VMWare ESX (Hypervisor) 
  • AWS
  • Version control systems such as Github 
  • Continuous integration and delivery (Jenkins or similar) 
  • Puppet, Chef, Ansible or Salt o Scripting in Python, Bash, PowerShell, etc.
  • RESTful APIs 
  • TCP/IP networking


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 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has pro forma annual revenues of nearly $7.1 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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