Aviation Systems Engineer - Military veterans preferred

SAIC (www.saic.com)


  full-time   employee

United States



SAIC has a need for a Mid–Level Aviation Systems Engineer to provide systems engineering support to the Aviation Mission Common Server (AMCS) System Integration and Management team in Huntsville, AL.

The AMCS System is a software modernization of the current Improved Data Modem (IDM) 401 System that is planned to align the AMCS with Modular Open Systems Approaches (MOSA), Common Operating Environment (COE), and Integrated Modular Avionics (IMA) guidelines. The AMCS platform will host the IDM Software Application (ISA) and other avionics applications.
Responsibilities Include:
  • Provide strong System Engineering skills and experience to the AMCS team.
  • Writing and reviewing system-level requirements.
  • Collaborate with the software and test teams to create requirements
  • Utilize DOORS for requirement traceability & to help make improvements on past models
  • Applying foundational model-based systems engineering practices- looking for candidates who have a passion and interest in growing their MBSE skills




  • BS degree and 2+ years experience; Masters degree and 0+ years of experience; four (4) years of experience can be used in lieu of a degree. 
  • Successful candidate must be able to obtain a SECRET clearance; prefer active clearances. 
Required Skills:
  • Systems Engineering experience – demonstrated ability to think at the system level and address mission needs without jumping down to the design level.
  • Experienced at writing system requirements  
  • Demonstrated self-starter with strong interpersonal communications skills.
  • Ability to successfully complete tasks with minimal direction both working as an individual contributor as well as a team member.
  • Good verbal and written skills.
  • Direct experience with army aviation equipment e.g., familiarity with Army aviation networks and avionics.
Desired Skills / Working Knowledge
  • Working knowledge of the Future Airborne Capabilities Environment (FACE) technical standard.
  • Experience with Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) approaches and processes. Prior experience with SysML notations and methods is not required, but willingness to learn and embrace new methodologies is expected.
  • Experience with Magic Draw / Cameo.
  • Systems Engineering Certification by INCOSE (ASEP, CSEP, or ESEP).
  • Experience with non-functional requirements (constraints or “-ilities”) in general, and the U.S Army Aviation’s Comprehensive Architecture Strategy (CAS) in particular.