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Engineers - Combat Systems, Electrical, Mechanical and Computer to Support the US Navy's Surface Combat Systems Programs

Job ID: 2110800
Location: WALLOPS ISLAND, VA, United States
Date Posted: Oct 2, 2021
Category: Program Management
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Interim Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description


SAIC is pursuing the opportunity to support the Surface Combat Systems Center (SCSC) Wallops Island, VA Programs Support Services.   

Positions are contingnet upon contract award which is expected early 2022 and will be located in Wallops Island, VA.

Under a key component of the Naval Surface  Warfare Center, Dahlgren Division ( MSWCDD) The Surface Combat Systems Center SCSC) will provide a wide variety of program services supporting AEGIS, AEGIS Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD), Ships Self Defense System (SSDS) and DDG 1000 program support. Support services will be provided for all current future NAVSEA and PEO IWS approved program activities on Wallops Island.  Additionally, this effort will provide for the installation, activation and upgrade of various platform modernization initiatives at Wallops Island.


Career Opportunities:

Most positions will require an Active Secret Level security clearance. Initial Interim Secret clearance is acceptable.

Positions will be available in the following skill areas. Minimum requirements will vary based on role, level, education and experience: 

Engineering opportunites and disciplines to include the following:

  • Combat Systems
  • Electrical
  • Mechanical
  • Facilities
  • Test
  • Computer
  • General Technicians 

Engineering and analysis capabilities which provide technical, engineering, and overall programmatic support for major initiatives and engineering developments. This support includes participation in design efforts, facilities modifications, equipment installation, activation tasks, quality assurance, configuration management, data management, systems analysis, test support, scheduling, operations, performance assessments, and maintenance. As well as employ systems engineering processes and disciplines to technically and programmatically define and develop existing and future SCSC capabilities and systems, maintain a systems engineering approach that optimizes total system performance and reduces total ownership costs, conduct test execution, data reduction, and data analysis at the AEGIS Site for research, development and testing for the AEGIS Weapon System (AWS), AEGIS Combat System (ACS), and AEGIS BMD to include shipboard AWS and ACS equipment, simulation and stimulation of shipboard assets, computer and network equipment, unclassified and classified software development environments and baseline development (system problem evaluation, resolution, and test requirements). 


Site Locations:

As part of this exciting effort, SAIC is looking for highly qualified and experienced candidates to fill a wide range of positions in:

  • Wallops Island, VA
  • Dahlgren, VA (travel to Wallops Island, VA as needed)








  • Minimum requirements will vary based on role, level, education and experience
  • Experience relevant to AEGIS, AEGIS BMD, SSDS or DDG 1000 Weapon and Combat Systems



  • Most positions will require an Active Secret Level security clearance
  • Initial Interim Secret clearance is acceptable

COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. All SAIC employees must be fully vaccinated and they must submit proof of vaccination on their first day of employment. Prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at Contact Us and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Customer site vaccination requirements, if more strict, will take precedence over SAIC's vaccination policy.


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