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Job ID: 2201182
Location: REMOTE WORK, VA, United States
Date Posted: May 9, 2022
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Design Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: Yes
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Job Description


Senior Design Engineer – Electrical

SAIC is seeking a senior design engineer to fill a design subject matter expert role in the Design and Development (D&D) organization of our Engineering Innovation Factory (EIF). The successful candidate shall have a passion for solving problems using both proven and trusted methods as well as new and innovative methods. We are seeking someone with skill and experience in a variety of engineering tools such as Altium for PCB capture and a harness and cable design tool such as SolidWorks Electrical or Creo Schematics.

  • Develops designs for electronic, electro-mechanical, or mechanical equipment.
  • Develops basic data and makes preliminary layouts, sketches, and notes necessary to present design proposal.
  • Investigates pertinent design factors such as ease of manufacture, availability of materials and equipment, interchangeability, replace ability, strength-weight efficiency, and contractual specification requirements and cost.
  • Coordinates with other organizations affected by design development.
  • Makes layouts of complex assemblies and details parts of devices, mechanisms, and structures.
  • Checks completed layouts and drawings for clarity, completeness, conformity to standards, procedures, specifications, and accuracy of calculations and dimensioning.
  • Identifies design errors, omissions, and other deficiencies, and recommends revisions and/or improvements in design layout to responsible engineers or designers. 

This position is remote and can be worked anywhere within the US.

Must be a US Citizen.



  •    Bachelor in Electrical Engineering or Physics with nine (5) years experience, or Masters in Electrical Engineering or Physics with three (3) years experience. Additional experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
  •    Proven ability to work with ECAD tools such as Altium and Creo Schematics
  •    Proven ability to simulate electrical systems in Low Voltage, Power, Controls, or RF domains
  •    Proficiency in programming in at least one programming language (object oriented preferred)
  •    Experience with Agile development in hardware systems
  •    Must be eligible to obtain a secret clearance

Desired Qualifications:

  •   Ability to work in mechanical design tools (SolidWorks, Creo Parametric, etc…)


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: $100,001 - $125,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.


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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