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Senior IT Systems Engineer

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Job ID: 2114477
Location: EL PASO, TX, United States
Date Posted: Jan 6, 2022
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: IT Systems Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work:
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Job Description


The SAIC Advance Integration Team (AIT), in El Paso TX, has an opening for a Senior IT Systems Engineer to support a large project requirement to build a suite of State of the Art Software capabilities for Corporate and Government use. The project includes requirement identification, use case refinement, and development of a large-scale digital engineering software suite that encompasses engineering artifact, logistics, warehousing, procurement, and program data.

Job Description:

Specific task of the Senior IT Systems Engineer will be to aid in the design and development of software solutions used by all members of a Limited Rate Production to Large Scale Production team.  The work is specific to the SAIC El Paso location at 301 George Perry Blvd, El Paso, TX. General supervision and on the job training will be provided. 


Duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Support the design of new software
  • Authoring new code
  • Correct, convert, and/or modify existing code to meet specifications.
  • Modify, troubleshoot and enhance functionality and performance of existing software. 
  • Develop software used for interfacing and testing systems.
  • Maintaining server side hardware infrastructure
  • Securing physical redundant backup of critical data
  • Configuration and management of NAS devices


Programming OS/Environment/Languages in Use:

  • C#
  • Python
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • Javascript
  • JQuery
  • Windows shell scripting \ PowerShell scripting
  • Windows 7,10, Server
  • Linux based systems


Candidate should be able to:

  • Work independently, as well as with team members
  • Be self-motivated
  • Handle multiple duties/priorities on a daily basis
  • Function effectively under deadlines
  • Keep up in a fast-paced, agile work environment and adapt to change quickly and easily
  • Convey information to non-technical staff effectively
  • Voice opportunities for improvement effectively



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or Computer Engineering
  • 4 to 7 years of programming experience
  • 1 to 3 Years of web development experience
  • 1 to 3 Years of Database experience
  • Candidate must know Object Oriented Programming
  • Candidate must know Data Normalization and parsing best practice
  • Candidate must be familiar with Hypervisors and Virtual Machines
  • U.S. Citizenship with the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance


Additional Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with system administration is a plus
  • Familiarity with computer networks and corporate infrastructure is a plus
  • Familiarity with digital engineering is a plus
  • Familiarity in ISO standard, working to a defined process is a plus
  • Familiarity with Military Standards is a plus
  • Familiarity with Military Terminology is a plus
  • Familiarity with windows task scheduling is a plus
  • Familiarity with data redundancy practices is a plus

COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees are 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. Where work is performed strictly at a customer site, customer site vaccination requirements preempt SAIC's vaccination policy.


SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

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