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Engineer– USW SCEPS

Job ID: 2206806
Location: REMOTE WORK, CA, United States
Date Posted: May 4, 2022
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Mechanical Engr
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


SAIC has a job opportunity for a USW SCEPS Engineer Principal to support the US Navy’s Undersea Warfare technical community.

This job is 100% REMOTE and can be worked anywhere in the U.S.

Description and Responsibilities: 

SCEPS Duties:

  • Develops static and dynamic design and analysis of mechanical systems, equipment and packages for Navy torpedo program systems and subsystems, especially Stored Chemical Energy Propulsion System (SCEPS).
  • Conducts feasibility studies and testing on new and modified designs for Navy torpedo program systems and subsystems, especially Stored Chemical Energy Propulsion System (SCEPS).
  • Directs support personnel in the preparation of detailed design, design testing and prototype fabrication for Navy torpedo program systems and subsystems, especially Stored Chemical Energy Propulsion System (SCEPS).
  • Provides design information to drafting for packaging documentation for Navy torpedo program systems and subsystems, especially Stored Chemical Energy Propulsion System (SCEPS).
  • Exhibits an exceptional degree of ingenuity, creativity, and resourcefulness, especially Stored Chemical Energy Propulsion System (SCEPS).

Additional Duties:

  • Apply and/or develop highly advanced technologies, scientific principles, theories and concepts.  
  • Participates with senior management to establish strategic plans and objectives.   
  • Develops information, which extends knowledge in a given field.  
  • Information may form the basis of newly developed concepts, theories, and products. 
  • Often acts independently to uncover and resolve issues associated with the development and implementation of operational programs.  
  • Plans R&D programs and recommends technological application programs to accomplish long-range objectives.  
  • Work is checked only to the effectiveness of results obtained, typically requiring a long-term perspective.  
  • Virtually self-supervisory. 
  • Makes final decisions on administrative or operational matters and ensures operations' effective achievement of objectives. 
  • Designs research and develops highly advanced new applications resulting in new product/business opportunities for the company.  
  • Erroneous decisions or recommendations would have a long-term negative effect on organization's reputation and business posture. 
  • Serves as consultant to top management in long-range company planning concerning new or projected areas of technological research and advancements. 
  • Prime spokesperson on company's technical capabilities and future directions.  
  • Often instrumental in attracting and obtaining major new company business.


Education and experience:

  • Bachelors and nine (9) years or more experience; Masters and seven (7) years or more experience ; PhD or JD and four (4) years or more experience. -  Additional years of experience accepted in lieu of degree
  • Experience with Stored Chemical Energy Propulsion System (SCEPS) technologies for military vehicle applications.


  • Must hold US Citizenship
  • Must be willing/able to obtain a Secret security clearance



Target salary range: $200,001 - $225,000. 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.


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