Systems Engineer Integration Manager - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

Jbsa Randolph
United States


SAIC is looking for a Senior Systems Engineering Lead to join the Pilot Training Next (PTN) program in JBSA. 

PTN is a fast-paced development environment delivering virtual reality (VR)-based and adaptive training products to the US Air Force. Our engineers work hand-in-hand with our customer to deliver out-of-the-box training solutions, rapid prototypes and innovative user experiences that have an immediate impact on USAF pilot training. To learn more about PTN, visit

  • Our Senior Systems Engineering Lead will work alongside the existing Training Lead to design and implement the technical infrastructure for PTN's innovative training environment.
  • The SE Lead will manage a multi-disciplinary team of up to 30 software engineers, information technologists, and data scientists using an Agile methodology within the Atlassian suite (JIRA, Confluence, Bitbucket).
  • The SE Lead will advise team members on technical tasks and will interface directly with program management and the government customer to manage priorities and scope.
  • Ultimately, the SE Lead will be responsible for the successful integration of multi-disciplinary activities into the USAF's learning environment.

Given the potential breadth of work in the PTN program, SAIC is looking for a lead with strong Systems Engineering and systems integration skills along with significant experience in at least one of the following (and willingness to learn the others!):

  • Database Design and Administration (mySQL, PostgreSQL)
  • Data Science (data manipulation, analysis workflows and data visualizations)
  • Distributed Simulation Interoperability (DIS/HLA)
  • Web Applications Development (Angular JS, Spring)
  • Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning Algorithms and Applications

Responsibilities include:

  • Design, document, implement, and manage technical infrastructure to support USAF training, to include System of Systems (SoS) architecture and design, system interfaces, system data flows, and system interoperability
  • Define technical requirements and tasks based on formal and informal customer interaction
  • Plan, manage, and close-out sprints for multiple functional teams working in parallel
  • Lead technical evaluation for subcontractor program reviews
  • Brief senior government leadership on current technical approaches and/or recommended courses of action



Required Experience/Skills/Education:

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.

  • This position requires strong communication skills and experience working with geographically distributed teams
  • Management experience 
  • Experience leading cross functional teams 
  • Experience leading geographically dispersed teams 
  • Complex systems integration 
  • Enterprise Solutions Architect 
  • Data Mining, Warehousing
  • Database Management Systems
  • Cloud Experience (Google, AWS, Microsoft) 
  • Agile Experience 
  • Experience with Atlassian Suite
  • Software Development and Lifecycle 
  • Clearance Requirement: Must be able to obtain/maintain a Secret Security Clearance


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