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Systems Engineer

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Job ID: 2119349
Location: AURORA, CO, United States
Date Posted: Feb 17, 2022
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Systems Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Systems Engineer to work on complex projects crucial to our national security objectives. He/she will provide Systems Engineering and Technical Advisory (SETA) services to assist the government implement and execute systems engineering processes to integrate capabilities into the operational baseline at a customer facility in Denver, CO  Active TS/SCI clearance with polygraph is required.   Compensation estimate is $115,000 to $125,000.


  • Supports Chief Engineer and Systems Engineering and Integration Office (SEIO) leadership in executing systems engineering activities across site.
  • Analyzes and documents site system architecture and impacts associated with system updates/deliveries.
  • Collaborates with Headquarters Directorates, site organizations, and mission partners to ensure understanding of project requirements and risks (cost, schedule, technical).  
  • Plans and evaluates budget recommendations to include risk assessments; researches, prepares, coordinates, and advocates for specific unfunded requirements.
  • Documents, develops and delivers analysis, recommendation, plans, reports/briefings to the Government.  


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) field required  (contractually) 
  • Bachelors and five (5) years or more relevant experience; Masters and three (3) years or more experience.

Required Skills:

  • Demonstrated experience across full systems engineering and project management lifecycles.
  • Understanding of systems development life cycle from requirements, engineering designs, documentation, usability, integration, test, deployment, maintenance, troubleshooting, through decommissioning.
  • Experience in requirements definition, system architectures, systems analysis and design, interface and data architectures, validation and verification.
  • Space and ground domain knowledge of customer’s mission technical capabilities.
  • Familiar with model-based systems engineering and digital engineering concepts and tools; Agile development methodology, cloud technologies.

Desired Qualifications:

  • 4-years’ experience in initiating, planning, executing, monitoring, and controlling DoD or Intelligence Community projects or Programs.
  • Systems engineering background and significant space and ground domain knowledge in customer mission technical capabilities and performance.
  • Project management tools to include JIRA and Confluence.

Clearance Requirement:

  • Active TS/SCI clearance with polygraph


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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