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Systems Engineer - DoD Digital Engineer

Job ID: 2112610
Location: ALEXANDRIA, VA, United States
Date Posted: Aug 27, 2021
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Systems Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description

Description

SAIC is seeking a Systems Engineer with Digital Engineering/Model Based Engineering experience in defense weapon systems to join our energized team supporting an exciting variety of programs to provide advanced DoD Digital Engineering.

SAIC supports the Office of the Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering OUSD(R&E) customers as they lead, cultivate, and develop innovative solutions to address common concerns of shifting to Digital Engineering (DE). SAIC also provides technical expertise to improve the state of practice to pursue cross-cutting issues across the acquisition community and within the systems engineering enterprise.

As a senior member of the team, you will assist OUSD(R&E) architect, develop, and implement an approach for Joint and Service digital engineering body of knowledge and the digital ecosystems. Candidates must possess strong analytical skills with broad-based background and demonstrated in-depth understanding of model-based systems engineering implementation and architecture requirements and technologies. Candidate must be able to conduct briefings, participate in technical cross-functional meetings, and demonstrate a clear capability to interface with customers, SMEs, and vendors.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Identify and propose improvements in the use of models as a trusted, reliable, and cohesive element within Digital Engineering
  • Provide technical expertise and support in the development and implementation of the Digital Engineering Body of Knowledge
  • Conduct analysis of alternatives (AoA) to support the recommendation of approaches, tools, and technologies for development of new analytics, including data- and event-driven analytics
  • Collaborate with various engineering teams to support requirements definition, integration, and deployment of newly developed capabilities
  • Engage with customers of Platform-as-a-Service environment to assess, document, and elaborate their business requirements
  • Collaborate with all teams to help guide strategic software and hardware choices and configurations in association with the rest of the environment
  • Create proposals, documentation, and associated drawings in support of the working environment and future planning
  • Assist with defining requirements; provide input to project scope, schedule, and budget
  • Prepare presentations and other materials to support project functions.
  • Lead activities to identify project risks and assist in the development of mitigation plans
  • Draft correspondence, reports, white papers, minutes, spreadsheets, communications products, briefs, and other documentation

Qualifications

Education & Experience: 

  • Minimum of bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science, or related field
  • Minimum of nine (9) years of systems engineering experience
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience working in the Defense Acquisition Community as a Military Officer/Government Civilian/or Contractor
  • Familiarity with the DoD 5000 series, to include the Defense Acquisition Guide (DAG)
  • Must be able to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Demonstrated experience in acquisition planning, briefing and coordinating senior-level technical reviews, panels, or similar meetings with diverse participates.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, able to convey complex ideas and theories to technical and non-technical audiences

Clearance: 

  • Active DOD Secret Clearance, able to obtain TS/SCI


COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. Full vaccination will be required before the start of employment in order to work onsite at an SAIC location. If applicable, 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. Employees working onsite at a customer location must comply with customer requirements which may include mandatory vaccination, mandatory attestation regarding one's vaccination status and mandatory weekly or bi-weekly testing.


COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. Full vaccination will be required before the start of employment in order to work onsite at an SAIC location. If applicable, 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. Employees working onsite at a customer location must comply with customer requirements which may include mandatory vaccination, mandatory attestation regarding one's vaccination status and mandatory weekly or bi-weekly testing.


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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