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Sr. Systems Engineer

Company: SAIC
Location: Chantilly
Posted on: June 6, 2024

Job Description:


SAIC, a leading provider of systems development & deployment, targeting & intelligence analysis, systems engineering & integration, and training capabilities and solutions for the Intelligence Community, is seeking creative and dedicated professionals to fulfill their career goals and objectives while delivering mission excellence on programs of national importance.

As a member of SAIC's team, you will assist in providing system engineering and technical services in support of the customer's data architecture efforts. The team provides on-going operations and maintenance, systems engineering of new systems, and performing analysis on existing and future systems.

SAIC seeks a Systems Engineer Senior Principal to provide SETA support on an effort to assist the customer as it develops the architecture baseline. The individual will provide technical expertise, continuity of effort and value-added judgement to advise and assist the customer's leadership and contract teams. The engineer will develop and maintain strong awareness on on-going IT projects and business unit requirements.

Responsibilities include:

Participate in and facilitate team meetings to reach requirement consensus to capture strategic capabilities for customers, both internal and external

Execute end-to-end processes and preparing and coordinating required documentation.

Demonstrate the ability to capture users' needs by performing requirements elicitation directly with stakeholders, drafting and documenting requirements to implement changes to operational baselines.

Serve on integrated cross-functional teams supporting studies and analysis.


Qualifications - External


Active TS/SCI with polygraph

Bachelor's degree (B.S.) in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Management Systems, or a related discipline.

14+ years or more of demonstrated experience in one or more of the following engineering activities:

Outstanding interpersonal and management consulting service skills, including the ability to work effectively independently and in a team environment.

Ability to work with senior officials, to build and sustain professional networks in a diverse, fast-paced, multi-task environment, and to manage competing priorities.

Demonstrated system engineering and integration best-practices - identifying, analyzing, defining, and coordinating user, customer, and stakeholder needs and translating them into technical or operational requirements for the research, development, production, and/or procurement of processes, systems, and/or services.

Experience with Platform as a service (PaaS)

Experience working across multiple platforms, such as, AWS Lambda or similar systems.

Understanding of data design and architecture

Familiar with supporting big data implementation.


Experience working in a SETA type function.

Strong research, writing, and documentation skills

Ability to think critically.

Attention to details.

Outstanding communication skills

Proactive in developing innovative ideas and in communicating them effectively to the customer staff.

Experience with the AWS C2S Suite and tools.

Familiarity with Zero Trust Architecture requirements.

Experience with using Microsoft Visio.

SAIC accepts applications on an ongoing basis and there is no deadline.

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. REQNUMBER: 2406973

SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nation's most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Keywords: SAIC, Chantilly , Sr. Systems Engineer, Other , Chantilly, Virginia

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