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NASA IV&V Software Systems Engineer

Job ID: 2207287
Location: FAIRMONT, WV, United States
Date Posted: May 13, 2022
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Systems Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description


SAIC is looking for a Systems Engineer to support a dynamic program in Fairmont, WV. This position will require the ability to obtain a public trust clearance.

Supports the NASA Software Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) Program headquartered at the Katherine Johnson Independent Verification and Validation Facility located in Fairmont, West Virginia. Performs Systems Engineering activities related to NASA software systems and analyzes NASA software for mission suitability. Includes all software lifecycle phases: concept of operations, requirements, design, code/implementation, test, and operations. Includes numerous Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) analyses, e.g. design analysis, static code analysis, independent test, system modeling, interface analysis. Provides specific, detailed information used for assessment of mission suitability and defect correction. This is not intended to be a detailed nor comprehensive description of any individual employee's job content; rather this is representative and managers set the specific duties and responsibilities for each employee. May work under the supervison of a Project Lead or Project Technical Lead as a Subject Matter Expert; may lead more junior personnel; may serve as Task Lead, Project Lead, or Project Technical Lead . Receives assignments in the form of specific tasks for the work to be completed, or converts more general tasking to the needed level of specific detail for execution. May provide approval for work products of more junior staff members to be provided to internal or external customers; may review work products of others to measure meeting objectives and schedules. Applies technical engineering principles, theories, and concepts.


TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and fourteen (14) years or more experience; Masters and twelve (12) years or more experience; PhD or JD and nine (9) years or more experience.

BENEFICIAL EXPERIENCE: Experience and/or training in any of the following areas is beneficial: spacecraft domains  (e.g. guidance, navigation and control, power systems, telecommunications, thermal control, communications and data  handling, or instrument commanding and data), software languages (e.g. C/C++, Java), analysis techniques (e.g. static code analysis, software test, requirements analysis).

JOB COMMUNICATIONS: Excellent written and verbal communications skills are required. Experienced use of Microsoft Office and/or SharePoint is a plus.

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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