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Senior Benefits Specialist

Job ID: 2114913
Location: FLEXWORK, AL, United States
Date Posted: Oct 19, 2021
Category: Human Resources
Subcategory: Benefits
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: Yes
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Senior Benefits Specialist with retirement plan knowledge and administrative experience. This is a remote position. This position will work in the Corporate Benefits function with the opportunity to develop, influence and administer company wide policies and practices. 
Develops and/or administers the company's retirement plans with a specialized focus on a large 401k plan, a frozen defined benefit pension plan and retiree health reimbursement account program. Other areas of responsibility may include leave programs such as paid time off, holidays, military leave, leaves of absence, etc., and spending accounts (FSA's/HSA's).
This position provides broad opportunities in the following areas:
-Oversight of communications to employees, participants, managers and other internal stakeholders
-Evaluates present programs through research, surveys, and analysis of benefit trends to ensure plans are competitive and current
-Assist with governing committee processes to ensure compliance including meeting management, developing agendas, tracking deliverables, reviewing minutes, etc.
-Owns external vendor relationships such as plan record keepers, actuarial services, third party administrators and includes contract development and performance management
-Considered by others to be an expert in their areas of responsibility and will interface with internal stakeholders such as finance and accounting, government compliance, HR business partners and others
-Ensures plans are administered in compliance with company, state and federal guidelines and regulations including all required testing, filings and audits.
-Maintains knowledge of legal and regulatory changes, trends, and other developments affecting retirement benefits
-Contributes to continual process improvement through the development and recommendation of new concepts and changes to policy
-Experience with qualified defined benefit pension plans and 401k plans desired as well as in the government contracting industry


Bachelors and ten (10) years or more of related experience; Masters and eight (8) years or more experience 

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.
Target salary range: $105,001 - $115,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


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.

We are more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit

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