Sr Principal Systems Integration Engineer - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

Colorado Springs
United States


SAIC is seeking a seasoned profesional with Ops Center Networks/Networking and Infrastructure Architecting experience on the Horizon contract to support the U. S. Space Force (USSF) in their efforts to develop and deploy next-generation and advanced capability space control systems. Under the Special Programs (SP) Directorate at the Space Systems Command (SSC), this position - based in Colorado Springs, CO - provides intergation engineering thinking to support development and fielding of a portfolio of programs designed to gain, maintain and exploit space superiority.  Ideal candidates will have a strong background in operations center architecture and key interfaces as well as familiarity with systems engineering, technical program management and have the ability to continually balance and adjust work priorities to meet short term work suspense and rapidly evolving customer needs.


Translates requirements into specific systems, applications or process designs for very large complex solutions and integrating architecture. May include analysis of transition planning, intelligence information requirements, and may develop architecture baselines. Assists with and leads development of integration, migration plans/schedules. Acts as an advocate for the user/operator as the ultimate authority on the architecture designed to address operational needs. Often project-based, often working at customer sites, and can oversee fielding of integrated systems.

Applies advanced technical principles, theories, and concepts. Contributes to development of new principles and concepts. Participates with senior managers to establish strategic plans and objectives. Recommends/makes decisions on administrative or project work matters and ensures effective achievement of program, project, or organizational objectives.

Works on unusually complex technical problems and provides solutions, which are highly innovative and ingenious.

Works under consultative direction toward pre-determined long-range goals and objectives. Assignments are often self-initiated. Determine and pursue courses of action necessary to obtain desired results. Exercises independent judgment in methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.

Develops advanced technological ideas and guides their development into a final product. Erroneous decisions or recommendations would typically results in failure to achieve critical organizational objectives and affect image of organization's technological capability.

Serves as organization spokesperson on advanced projects and/or programs. Acts as advisor to management and customers on advanced technical applications.


TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and fourteen (14) years or more experience; Masters and twelve (12) years or more experience; PhD or JD and nine (9) years or more experience

Experience with SCOOP Prototype capability and Joint Task Force - Space Defense Operations Command and Control

Experience in Space Control

Experience with Data Centers and Multi-Layer/level Security Platforms

Active TS/SCI clearance require with willingness to consent to Poly

COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. Full vaccination will be required before the start of employment in order to work onsite at an SAIC location. If applicable, prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Employees working onsite at a customer location must comply with customer requirements which may include mandatory vaccination, mandatory attestation regarding one's vaccination status and mandatory weekly or bi-weekly testing.
Target salary range: $150,001 - $175,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.