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Senior Aerospace Engineer

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Job ID: 2206071
Location: MCLEAN, VA, United States
Date Posted: Sep 14, 2022
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Aerospace Engr
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
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is looking for a Senior Aerospace System Engineer (SE) Engineer for a large, multi-year contract supporting critical development programs. The selected candidate will capture and develop requirements and provide architecture recommendations, Perform Analysis of Options and making evidence based recommendations on possible Courses of Action.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Capture and develop requirements
  • Provide architecture recommendations
  • Review technical packages (ex. proposals, drawings, ICDs, architectures)
  • Provide technical and programmatic recommendations in alignment with mission needs and overall strategy
  • Develop information packages to support custom acquisition management (SOW, SRD, Schedules, Letters and Memos, Budget and funding projections and requests)
  • Anticipate, Mitigate, and debug component integration issues
  • Review formal acceptance test plans and test cards and run-for-record execution
  • Keep tabs on applicable future technologies
  • Identify technology incorporation opportunities and provide recommendations to adapt them.


Required Qualifications:

  • Active TS/SCI W POLY
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering field and fourteen (14) years’ experience with full-lifecycle systems engineering processes with prior experience working in aviation domain
  • Able to work in a dynamic and changing environment that will require tailoring and adapting systems engineering principles and processes to meet the speed and needs of the mission
  • Ability and willingness to develop detailed familiarity with aircraft system architectures, requirements baselines, and payload capabilities
  • Demonstrated experience working with multiple stakeholders to build partnerships and foster relationships
  • Ability to effectively work with a diverse (engineers/operators/management) team that may be geographically dispersed
  • Demonstrated experience pro-actively identifying risks and issues prior to realization, and developing and making recommendations to avoid, mitigate, or accept
  • Expertise and ability to support working tasks with limited guidance and supervision

Desired Qualifications:

  • Prior Systems Engineering and Technical Assistance (SETA) experience
  • Deep engineering domain experience in airborne systems (manned or unmanned)
  • Deep expertise in one or more of the Duties/Tasks areas
  • Masters in Engineering field, preferably Systems Engineering or with significant SE coursework

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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