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Location: WASHINGTON , DC , US

Date Posted: 2020-11-10

Category: Engineering and Sciences

Subcategory: Systems Engineer

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Minimum Clearance Required: Secret

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None

Potential for Remote Work: No


SAIC is seeking an individual with a background in engineering or science with a desire to work in the acquisition of technologies to identify and interdict weapons of mass destruction. The position will support the Department of Homeland Security’s Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Office (CWMD) in Washington D.C . The candidate will provide technical and engineering support throughout the systems engineering life cycle- from conceptualization through deployment.

The position’s primary responsibility is to support one or more acquisition program management offices by leading and providing systems engineering support along with a team of scientists and engineers of various skillsets and experience. The position will also spend time working with other contractors, national laboratories, and commercial equipment vendors working with the Government.

The successful applicant will need to be

· Goal oriented, focused on meeting the customer’s goals

· Flexible in schedule and focus to meet changing customer needs

· Able to multi-task, covering multiple small projects when required

· Forward leaning, anticipating customers’ needs and willing to suggest tasks to be completed


  • BS and 6 years of related experience; Masters and 4 years related experience
  • Active Secret Clearance
  • Experienced with System Engineering Lifecycle Management from requirements promulgation to final operating capability
  • Experience supporting Government contracting activities


  • Experience in Rad/Nuc and/or bio or chem detection systems for security applications
  • Experience in advising government customer’s on technical aspects of acquisition decisions

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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