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Navy Unmanned Systems Expert

Job ID: 2116081
Location: NORFOLK, VA, United States
Date Posted: Dec 2, 2021
Category: Defense/Intel
Subcategory: Military Operations
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Top Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI
Potential for Remote Work: Yes
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Job Description


SAIC is looking for a Navy Unmanned Systems Expert to support to support the Navy Warfare Development Center (NWDC) in Norfolk, Virginia. The qualified candidate will support fleet operations, test and evaluation, and/or analysis experience.


Required education and experience:

  • Bachelor's degree and ten (10) years of experience; four (4) additional years of experience accepted in lieu of degree.

Required skills:

  • Squadron, Group or Fleet Staff; Tactical Readiness Team, Operational Reactor Safeguard Team, or Operational Test and Evaluation Team experience.
  • Unmanned systems (UXS) (i.e. UAV, Drone, Surface Unmanned Vehicle - SUV's) and/or counter UXS experience
  • Familiar in all maritime domains (air, surface, and undersea).
  • Experience with Navy Warfare Publications (Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures; and Tactical Memorandums).
  • Proficient in MS Office applications and possess advanced writing skills.
  • Ability to draft and deliver briefs and reports for senior officers and executive civilians.
  • Able to work in a team and individual environment on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Must be medically fit to travel, and ride Navy, MSC, and commercial boats, ships and submarines.


  • 10% CONUS/Underway travel.

Required Clearance:

  • Must have a current Top Secret security clearance with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI security clearance.

Desired Skills:

  • Retired Navy with operational experience in at least one of the warfare areas (Air, Surface, or Subsurface.)

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.
Target salary range: $95,001 - $105,000. 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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