Avionics Systems Engineer Lead - Military veterans preferred

SAIC (www.saic.com)


  full-time   employee

United States


SAIC has a need for an Avionics Systems Engineer Lead to provide engineering support at Systems Simulation Software and Integration (S3I) to implement a reconfigurable Avionics System Integration Laboratory (ASIL) in Huntsville, AL. 

  • Candidate will assist in the integration, and testing of hardware and software for evaluation and certification of modifications to commercial and military tactical avionics for Special Electronic Mission Aircraft (SEMA). 
  • In a team environment, the candidate will support the integration of commercial and military avionics hardware, test equipment, and software mission equipment components into existing aircraft configurations and future development. 
  • Direct experience with aviation and/or weapons hardware considered a plus.


BS in a technical field (preferably in Electrical Engineering or related field) and 14+ years of experience; four (4) years of experience can be used in lieu of a degree
MUST have an Interim Secret to start & able to obtain a Secret Security Clearance
Required Skills:
  • 14+ years system engineering experience in laboratory test/development environment
  • Experience integrating COTS (Commercial Off the Shelf) equipment with hardware
  • Develop technical package (Schematics, drawings, bill of materials, etc.)
  • Experience developing Test Plans and Procedures
  • Experience developing automated test scripts and LabVIEW
  • Experience creating software and hardware requirements, design, interface and test documentation and analysis of test results
  • Experience producing Test Reports.
  • Demonstrated self-starter with strong interpersonal communications
  • Ability to successfully complete tasks with minimal direction both working as an individual contributor as well as a team member
  • Estimated Travel: <10%
  • Clearance: Secret clearance is required to perform this work. 
  • Good verbal and written communication skills are required
  • Working knowledge/Use of Microsoft Office Suite
Preferred Skills:
  • Experience working with ARINC 429
  • Experience working with 1553
  • Experience working with Flight Management Systems, EGIs, ARC RTs, and IFF transponders
  • Commercial Test Experience
  • Experience working with Hardware in the Loop (HWIL) test environments
  • Experience with using Jira and Confluence
  • Experience with test & integration of avionics