Systems Engineer - Aegis - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States


SAIC seeks a talented individual to perform Systems Engineer activities related to Computer and Display Systems maintenance support aboard AEGIS Destroyers and AEGIS Cruisers as a Team Member at Naval Surface Warfare Center  - West based in Port Hueneme, CA. Selected applicant will directly work with Government, Ship Repair, Various Contractor Organizations, and ships company to provide effective and timely reconciliation of hardware, software, and network challenges and provide training to ships force on the operation and maintenance of baseline Aegis equipment.



Education and experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in an Engineering related degree; years of experience may be substituted in lieu of degree.

Experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • UNIX-based open architecture experience and its application to the U.S. NAVY Aegis Computing Infrastructure (ACI).
  • Experience with testing of fiber optics cables.
  • Working knowledge of Ethernet LAN technology.
  • Understanding of US Navy preventive and corrective maintenance and proficiency in reading technical documents.
  • Familiarity with hardware, software, network test equipment used to evaluate and correct operational failures (i.e. fiber optic testers, multimeter's, o-scopes).
  • Experience in AEGIS Combat Systems as an AEGIS Computer / Display / ACNT technician with a thorough understanding of Baseline 6.3, 7.1, 7.1R, ACB08, and/or BL9; and/or applicable training in other military services.
  • Must be in physical condition to support embarkation on U.S. Navy ship underway for short periods.
  • Must be willing to travel 25% of the time.

Required clearance:

  • Must have an active DoD Secret clearance.

Desired skills:

  • Material Logistics / Kitting experience for customer deliveries.
  • Knowledge of, or experience in, other functional equipment areas of the Aegis Weapon System to include UYQ-70 Display equipment, ORTS MK 9 Mod 1 or DTS-1, LAN architecture, routers, CEC, BFTT, COTS-based processing systems used onboard AEGIS Ships or other military UNIX/LINUX based equipment.
  • Ability to conduct fiber optic light loss measurements and troubleshoot fiber using approved Navy test equipment and procedures.
  • Experience with building and testing fiber optics terminals.
  • Ability to understand LINUX/UNIX based program commands and local area network (LAN) theory.

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.