Senior Systems Engineer AST Lead - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

Colorado Springs
United States


SAIC has an exciting new opportunity for a Senior Systems Engineer, AN/TPY-2 AST Lead for U.S. Army Evaluation Center (AEC) Support Services (AECSS) for Support Services for Ballistic Missile Defense Evaluation Directorate (BMDED).


This position is available in both: Huntsville, AL and at Schriever Air Force Base/ Colorado Springs, CO. 


This position is contingent upon award of contract and may be temporarily remote due to COVID-19.



Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Independently evaluate, select and apply standard engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria, and make minor adaptations and modifications.
  • Provide independent and professional support on portions of complex projects. Specific assignment objectives, approaches, and possible solutions are reviewed for accuracy and completeness.
  • Independently perform project assignments that involves complex features and can be guided by codes, standards, and other precedents of the discipline
  • Analyze and/or evaluate the results of an analysis using techniques prescribed by senior engineers or supervisors; and accomplishes tasks of which require investigation of a many variables.


  • Must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in engineering specialization or related discipline and ten (10) years applicable experience; or a Master’s Degree in engineering specialization or related discipline and five (5) years applicable experience.
  • Top Secret security clearance is required with Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) eligibility.
  • Experience in DoD integrated test philosophy, test regulations, and coordinated test and evaluation programs are required.
  • Must be familiar with DoD drawings, specifications practices, formats and procedures.

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience with AN/TPY-2 Surveillance Transportable Radar/ Forward Based X-Band Transportable (FBX-T), digital antenna array radar
  • Experience with Ballistic Missile Defense Evaluation Directorate (BMDED)