Senior Systems Engineer - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States


SAIC is looking for a Senior Systems Engineer to support the FLRAA Project Office in Huntsville, AL.


  • Supports the FLRAA Project Office as an avionics/systems engineer during the development of FLRAA system/subsystem specifications, reference/system architectures, milestone documentation, program briefings, white papers, and other products.
  • Provides technical support in the development of FLRAA aircraft mission systems specifically in regards to RF, Networks, communications packages and antennae.
  • Assists in the identification, management, and assessment of technical maturity of critical avionics technologies in the area of RF, Networks, and communications packages in support of FLRAA.
  • Interfaces with other Program Management Offices (PMOs) and other agencies developing and/or providing critical avionics technologies and executing independent programs of record in support of FLRAA. Communicates FLRAA priorities as well as synchronizes timelines associated with delivery of these critical technologies for integration into the FLRAA program of record.
  • Provides engineering review of all contractor avionics technical efforts, including S&T and IR&D, and represents the FLRAA Project Office during technical reviews covering mission systems.


Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree and nine (9) years of experience; four (4) years of experience are accepted in lieu of a degree.

Required Clearance:

  • Must have an Interim Secret Security Clearance to start; must be able to obtain a Secret Security Clearance.

Required Skills:

  • Experience with integrating avionics on aviation systems
  • Experience with verification and validation, planning and execution
  • Experience with airworthiness qualification
  • Knowledge of contract requirements and documents (Systems Engineering Plans, Performance Work Statements, etc.)
  • Ability to execute engineering projects
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to complete high-priority projects under strict time constraints
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Work effectively with others in a teaming environment
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Magic Draw, DOORS (or other traceability tools), and available SE tools.


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.