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Principal Engineer

Job ID: 212701
Location: HILL AFB, UT, United States
Date Posted: Feb 23, 2021
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Electrical Engr
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description

Description

SAIC is seeking an exceptional individual to support the Air Force's next generation Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) weapon system acquisition. Our customer is the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) Program Office located at Hill Air Force Base, Utah. This engineer will work with the Reentry System & Reentry Vehicle team to evaluate proposed reentry system designs and models in support of the USAF customer. Responsibilities will include:

  • System performance and design assessments of major subsystems including but not limited to phased array antennas, transmitters and receivers, radar signal processors and computer algorithms/logic
  • Perform power consumption analysis of electrical systems
  • Review software code and participate in agile software development
  • Present analysis, and evaluation results to internal and external customers

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Physics, Electrical Engineering, Math, Computer Science, Aerospace Engineering, Systems Engineering or Software Engineering and 10+ years of experience in systems or software engineering
  • Secret security clearance or higher
  • Experience with Matlab, Visual Studio (C++), Python, AFSIM, Xpatch, 6DOF flight simulation

Preferred Qualification

  • Ballistic Missile Defense Systems (BMDS) and/or threat systems with a focus on multi-function phased-array radars and surface-to-air missile (SAM) systems
  • Understanding of radar physics, radar and sensor technologies, missile systems, and their modeling and simulation
  • Knowledge of industry standard tools for EO/IR and RF signature modeling (Xpatch, full-wave solvers, OSC, etc.)
  • Familiarity with missile defense systems and technologies, with the ability to translate designs sufficiently into the modeling and simulation environment
  • Proficiency in modeling missiles, sensors, and other missile defense related elements in mission level simulations



Overview

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 saic.com 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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