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Research Engineer

Job ID: 2016151
Location: EGLIN AFB, FL, United States
Date Posted: Oct 14, 2020
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Research Scientist
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: No

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Job Description


SAIC is looking for a junior to mid-level engineer to support the development, evaluation, and testing of munition systems for the United States Air Force. Specifically, it involves the development of real-time simulations and hardware-in-the-loop (HWIL) test software for the purposes of testing Weapon Open Systems Architecture (WOSA) systems that are brought into the Air Force Research Lab (AFRL). The successful applicant will work to develop new methods and procedures for testing different hardware components and algorithms that make up munitions in order to determine the feasibility of the WOSA standard being developed. The applicant will be expected to document processes, procedures, test results, and report these to their program supervisor as well as external entities.



Required Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in C++, Python, JavaScript, Git
  • Experience with Linux operating systems and working from the command line
  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science and 2+ years of experience.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain an active DoD Secret clearance
  • Proficient using MS Word, MS PowerPoint

Desired Qualifications:

  • M.S. in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering
  • Experience with FPGA development
  • Understanding of Postgres, SQL
  • LaTeX experience
  • Experience with interrupt driven hardware interfacing, specifically Concurrent Real-Time Platforms
  • Ability to develop hardware in the loop testing procedures and interfacing with existing software tools in C++
  • Experience with SysML/MBSE modeling


SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.

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