Senior Systems Engineer - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States


SAIC has an immediate need for a Systems Engineer to support the Directed Energy Project Office located onsite at Redstone Arsenal, Huntsville Alabama.

Job Description:

  • The candidate will develops plans and provides technical expertise in formulating data driven decisions about the progress of prototype Directed Energy (High Energy Lasers and High Power Microwaves) weapon system technical maturity.
  • The candidate will apply broad, comprehensive knowledge of functional policies, procedures, and techniques and reviews and recommends revisions for engineering processes, policies, and standing operating procedures, ensuring full integration with RCCTO policies and procedures.
  • Assists with planning, developing, executing, and controlling DEPO programs by providing researched and detailed advice
  • Prioritizing issues for the Chief Engineer and filter issues as assigned
  • Preparing briefings, information papers, and talking points for the Chief Engineer and presenting them as assigned.


Required Education:

  • BS’s degree and nine (9) years of experience; four (4) years of experience accepted in lieu of degree

Required Skills:

  • Experience developing information papers and decision briefings
  • Experience serving and managing mission/information demands of executive members of the Army or DoD staff
  • Ability to work in dynamic environment
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent Organizational Skills

Desired Qualifications:

• DoD Acquisition Workforce Certification Level III in Systems Engineering

• Previous experience in Directed Energy Science and Technology and/or Army Program Office Engineering Team

Required Clearance:

  • US Citizen with a current DoD Secret security clearance

COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees are required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. All SAIC employees must be fully vaccinated and they must submit proof of vaccination on their first day of employment. 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. Where work is performed strictly at a customer site, customer site vaccination requirements preempt SAIC's vaccination policy.