Systems Engineer - Army UAS Trainers - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States


Job Description: SAIC is seeking a Systems Engineer to support the Army Trainer Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) training solutions with the Joint Technology Center/Systems Integration Laboratory (JSIL) in Huntsville, AL. This position will perform system engineering support in the development and sustainment of Army training simulation products. 
Duties will include requirements definition/analysis, system design, software/hardware development support and testing. Position will require strong background in mathematics and computer science; including the ability to work in a dynamic environment with multiple contractors and teaming partners. Selected candidate will need to possess strong communication skills with respect to providing customer facing design reviews, and must be a self-starter able to work in a team-oriented, fast-paced environment.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Design solutions that meet requirements for UAS training solutions in the scope of software baseline planning, network design, deployment methodologies, and benchmark validation of system prototypes.
  • Use understanding of engineering processes to help drive the definition, maintenance, synchronization, and monitoring of processes to include: architecture definition, interface control, requirements management, formal technical reviews, and configuration management processes.
  • Support systems integration, test, documentation, and delivery of the UAS training solutions.
  • Work with multiple contractors and team partners to continuously deliver value to our customers.
  • Candidate will review, verify and validate system specifications and other design-related documentation.
  • Support architectural design and analyze customer requirements.
  • Support unit and component test cases for inclusion in the Continuous Integration/Deployment pipeline.
  • Work in a dynamic, fast-paced development environment with other teams/team members to resolve technical issues that may arise during development and testing.


Required Education & Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Development or a related discipline with at least 5 years of experience.
  • Will also consider a Master's degree and 3 years of experience.
  • Ability to interact with the customer to deliver design review material (including SRR, PDR, CDR, TRR, etc.)
  • Experience with software system and hardware system architectures, networking solutions, virtualization products, and software deployment methods.
  • Working knowledge of agile and scrum practices.
  • Able to review system and subsystem specifications and interface documentation for completeness, accuracy, and applicability. 
  • TCP/IP/UDP network communications experience.
  • UAS control software experience.
  • Experience with client/server applications.
  • Experience working with Windows and Linux (Redhat/CentOS) Operating Systems.
  • Must be a US Citizen with an Active Secret Security Clearance. 
Desired Qualifications:
  • Experience with distributed simulation, Army tactical systems, 6-DOF (6 Degrees of Freedom), Motion Models, and/or Flight Models.   
  • UAS Vehicles and relative Payloads background/experience.
  • Army and Army Training background/experience.
  • Familiar with STNG-4586 protocol.