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Date Posted: 2020-12-16

Category: Engineering and Sciences

Subcategory: Systems Engineer

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Minimum Clearance Required: Top Secret

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI

Potential for Remote Work: No


SAIC is looking for a Chief Systems Engineer to report to the Deputy Program Manager is assigned responsibility, accountability and authority to establish processes governing the systems engineering scope necessary for successful product delivery. This position is located in Albuquerque, NM.
Duties Include:
  • Implementation of process improvements, oversight, and regular reports to program and functional management and will assure specifications and requirements are developed, established, executed and maintained consistent with the program requirements baseline
  • Oversee ongoing risk mitigation measures for subcontracts, internal work, and inter-divisional work needs for the EDIS program, adherence to Government contract and regulatory requirements and compliance with SAIC directives
  • Develop, implement and oversee adherence to necessary metrics and standards for judging successful systems engineering process execution inclusive of subcontracting and procurement systems execution for all critical parts/components
  • Documenting, tracking, and periodic reporting to program management and the Government compliance with standards, deviations, and corrective actions


  • Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering discipline from an ABET accredited program with a minimum of 18 years for related experience. Minimum of 10 plus years of systems engineering experience with satellite flight, ground systems and/or ground support equipment.
  • Must have an active Top Secret clearance with ability SCI to obtain within six months.
  • Experience and knowledge of Government contracts, subcontracts, interdivisional work agreements, finance and business operations methods, and techniques.
  • Experience managing and overseeing the development of engineering documentation and procedures including Configuration Management and Risk Management.
  • Background and demonstrated successful accountability implementing systems engineering processes cost effectively at an op-tempo compatible with and conducive to effective program execution.
  • Demonstrated familiarity with (and ability to judge adherence to) standard program management tools (e.g. an Integrated master Schedule (IMS), an earned value system (EVMS)), Government standards, regulations, and contract provisions, and SAIC directives and procedures.

SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation’s modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner’s ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit saic.com or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.Tracking

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