Senior Systems Engineer - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States


SAIC is currently looking to hire a Sr. Systems Engineer to work on the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Ground Control Station Version 4 (UASGCS-V4) project located in Huntsville, Alabama (Redstone Arsenal).     


Responsibilities Include:

  • Candidate will be expected to work in a small team, agile environment, to engineer the design, implementation and test of software (SW) components/applications through the entire SW lifecycle.

  • Candidate will be expected to recommend solutions to technical problems/needs of moderate scope and complexity where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of factors.

  • Candidate will be expected to perform functional analysis, analyze and design system capabilities by decomposing larger system capability sets into smaller, incrementally delivered component requirements with full traceability

  • Candidate will be expected to derive functional and component level requirements by developing use cases, functional diagrams, user interface design, and interface documents

  • Candidate will be expected to translate customer requirements into hardware, software or engineering specifications.

  • Candidate will be expected to provide workbook (Integrated Master Schedule) estimates on the time required to design, model and implement requirements of SW components

  • Candidate will be required to create and present design documentation and participate in lifecycle reviews of software components.

  • Candidate will be expected to follow established project procedures and processes

  • Good communication and collaborative skills is a must.

  • Candidate will be expected to participate in peer reviews of system capability requirements, design, test strategies and implementation (e.g. code reviews).

  • Candidate will be expected to provide guidance in creating test environments and participate in system tests of developed SW in a lab environment with actual fielded hardware 



Required Education and Experience: 


Bachelors and five (5) years or more experience; Masters and three (3) years or more experience; PhD and 0 years related experience; 4 years of experience can be used in lieu of a degree. 


Required Skills:  

  • IBM® Rational® DOORS
  • Microsoft Visio
  • JIRA
  • SharePoint
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Technical/Specification Writing
  • Airworthiness experience preferred 

Required Clearance

MUST be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Security clearance; Active Secret preferred