Systems Engineer at SAIC (Huntsville, AL)

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SAIC is currently seeking to hire a Systems Engineer to support Army Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) solutions with the Joint Technology Center/Systems Integration Laboratory (JSIL) on Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, AL

Job Description:

This position will perform systems engineering for the development and sustainment of various Army UAS engineering tasks to include command and control software systems, family of systems interoperability, training platforms and simulation products.

Duties will include requirements definition/analysis, system design, software/hardware development support and testing. Position will require strong background in computer science and networking. Must be able to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment with multiple contractors and teaming partners.

Selected candidate will need to possess strong communication skills and will facilitate integrated project team meetings (IPTs), requirements analysis efforts, and technical design reviews with multiple government customers. Must be a self-starter and work with little supervision.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Design solutions that meet requirements for UAS solutions in the scope of software baseline planning, network design, deployment methodologies, and benchmark validation of system prototypes
  • Use understanding of engineering processes to help drive the definition, maintenance, synchronization, and monitoring of processes to include: architecture definition, interface control, requirements management, formal technical reviews, and configuration management processes
  • Support systems integration, test, documentation, and delivery of the UAS solutions
  • Work with multiple contractors and team partners to continuously deliver value to our customers
  • Candidate will review, verify and validate system specifications and other design-related documentation
  • Support architectural design and analyze customer requirements
  • Support unit and component test cases for inclusion in the Continuous Integration/Deployment pipeline
  • Work in a dynamic, fast-paced development environment with other teams/team members to resolve technical issues that may arise during development and testing

Required Education:

Bachelor's degree with five (5) years of experience - preferably a degree in Computer Science, Computer engineering or related discipline; four (4) years of experience accepted in lieu of degree.

Required Clearance:

Must have an active Secret Clearance prior to start of employment; must be a US Citizen

Required Experience:
  • Experience with software systems and hardware system architectures, networking solutions, virtualization products, and software deployment methods
  • Must have working knowledge of agile and scrum practices
  • Ability to review system and subsystem specifications and interface documentation for completeness, accuracy, and applicability
  • TCP/IP/UDP network communications experience
  • Experience with client/server applications
  • Experience working with Windows and Linux (Redhat/CentOS) Operating Systems
Desired Qualifications:
  • Experience with distributed simulation, Army tactical systems, 6-DOF (6 Degrees of Freedom), Motion Models, and/or Flight Models
  • Understanding of Army UAS families of systems
  • UAS command and control software experience
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SAIC operates in the Information Technology industry. The company is located in Reston, VA. SAIC was founded in 2013. It has 34621 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 699 open jobs at SAIC, click here.
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