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Senior Hardware Engineer

Job ID: 2209541
Location: HUNTSVILLE, AL, United States
Date Posted: Oct 27, 2022
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


We’re seeking a motivated and ambitious Senior Hardware Engineer to join the Aircraft Survivability Equipment (ASE) team in Huntsville, AL.  The Senior Hardware Engineer will be responsible for working with government, industry, academia and internal project teams to shape the hardware approach for future ASE systems.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with government, industry and academic partners to determine the requirements for ASE hardware solutions
  • Co-ordinate with other engineering disciplines (systems, software, cyber-security, etc.) to establish the optimal approach and architecture for the overall system
  • Develop documentation to support project acquisition and execution (requirements, RFIs (Request for Information), RFPs (Request for Proposal), design criteria, etc.)
  • Identify and evaluate candidate hardware standards and solutions
  • Support to, and oversight of, hardware requirements, design, development, integration, testing and acceptance
  • Support the development of test capabilities, such as test benches, test labs and integration facilities
  • Develop and brief technical presentation material
  • Guide and train other members of the team


Required Education:

  • Bachelors and five (5) years of experience; four (4) years of experience in lieu of degree.

Required Security Clearance:

  • A secret security clearance required 

Required Knowledge and Experience:

  • Experience as a Senior Hardware Engineer (or similar role)
  • Hands-on experience with hardware development
  • Understanding and experience of implementing applying various open standards, such as Hardware Open Systems Technologies (HOST), Sensor Open Systems Architecture (SOSA) and various VMEbus International Trade Association (VITA) standards such as VITA 46 and VITA 65.
  • Knowledge and experience of applying various military standards, including MIL-STD-461, MIL-STD-704 and MIL-STD-810
  • Knowledge and experience of safety and airworthiness processes (including the Airworthiness Qualification Plan and Airworthiness Qualification Specification)

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 approximately 26,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion, which is core to our values and important to attract and retain exceptional talent. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.4 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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