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Job ID: 2119510
Location: DAHLGREN, VA, United States
Date Posted: Jan 31, 2022
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: Secret
Potential for Remote Work:
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking an Missile Software Engineers who plays an active role in the assessment and evaluation of all aspects of the SM3 missile software as well as the interfaces and communications between the missile and the Aegis Weapons System.  

TEAMS Next was recently awarded as the Defense Technology Solutions provider for the next 7+ years.  Supporting the development of a highly integrated and effective MDS capability to defend the United States, deployed forces, allies, and friends against missile threats in all phases of flight.  



  • Be part of the leading edge of the most successful missile defense program in DOD. 

  • Be part a team hitting a bullet with a bullet while protecting US forces and the homeland, Develop and analyze the software necessary to make an extremely highspeed intercept successful. 

  • Work with some of the greatest minds in the country in both industry and academia, as well as the top research and development labs.

  • Responsible for the technical assessment of SM3 missile software as it relates to the Aegis Weapons System in the execution of the Missile Defense Mission.

  • Responsible for evaluating post and pre mission assessments as they relate to the SM3 family of missiles and providing technical recommendations to the Program Chief Engineer and Program Manager.

  • Participate in budget planning and schedule development.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or BS in related technical field

  • 3+ years of experience in software engineering

  • Ability and willing to do a limited amount of travel will be required and should expect to attend all planning, preparation, execution and post test evaluation for both ground and flight tests.

  • The position requires a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief.

Required Clearance: 

  • US Citizenship with Secret security clearance with the ability to obtain TS/SCI

Desired Qualifications:

  • Active Top-Secret Clearance

  • 5+ years of experience in software engineering

  • Active-duty experience in the Navy as a Fire Controlman, Aegis Qualified Officer. 

  • Experience in the translation of requirements to physical Software code which will work outside of the laboratory.


What You’ll Get to Part Of:

Talented and mission oriented professional team of federal engineers, active-duty Naval Officers and Contract staff who are willing to roll up their sleeves and get missile defense capability out to the Fleet.  You will also be part of a team of some of the best and brightest Engineers and scientists our country has to offer.

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.

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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