IT Systems Engineering Manager, DoD (Horizon2) - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

El Segundo
United States


SAIC is looking for a senior-level IT Systems Engineering Manager to lead the development and operations of multiple facilities located in El Segundo and Colorado Springs.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Leads a team of IT professionals with the design and implementation of IT systems that requires the integration of diverse and complex components.

  • Activities include assisting customer with defining operational requirements including integration with other systems or components, researching and modeling the system architecture and configuration, investigation alternatives, cost analysis and estimation, and decision analysis.

  • Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints of the respective financial, security, and operational stakeholders.

  • Performs functional analysis, timeline analysis, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate requirements into hardware and software specification.

  • Provides specific, detailed information for selection, implementation techniques, and tools for the appropriate solution to meet business needs, including present and future capacity requirements, facility requirements (including floor layout, power & cooling, network connectivity), data storage, backup, monitoring, operations systems, directory services, identity management, access management, and automation.

  • Recommends/makes decisions on administrative or project work matters and ensures effective achievement of program, project, or organizational objectives.


  • Bachelor’s Degree with 14+ years of experience as an IT Systems Engineer or possess equivalent experience
  • Valid Security+ CE Certification
  • Must meet position and certification requirements outlined in DoD Directive 8570.01-M for Information Assurance Technical Level 2
  • Experience with working in in SAP environments
  • Experience in developing multiple network systems spanning a range of classification levels operating within a facility is highly desired
  • Experience with ICD 705 and ensuring the respective requirements are captured and communicated to appropriate stakeholders for proper implementation in facilities
  • Familiarity with applicable IC and DoD policies, procedures and operating instructions related to IT, IA and IM
  • Ideal candidate will be self-motivated, organized, and detail oriented
  • Experience with the Risk Management Framework (RMF) process
  • Experience with JSIG or ICD 503, NIST Special Publications, Intel Community Directives, DoD Issuances, etc
  • Must have a current SSBI with TS/SCI eligibility, and willing to complete a polygraph


Desired Qualifications