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Company: SAIC
Location: Chantilly, VA
Career Level: Director
Industries: Technology, Software, IT, Electronics



SAIC is looking for a Principal Systems Engineer to support multiple DoD weapon system development efforts. Ideal candidates will have substantial experience defining the technical architecture of major weapon systems and the system trades, analysis and planning required to support design and development. The selected candidate should have proven experience in leading and managing system engineering efforts to support integration, architecture, development and sustainment activities of a weapon system. Strong ability to define and execute systems engineering processes and discipline consistent with best practices is critical. The selected candidate should have excellent communication, planning, team leadership and analytical skills with exposure to multiple, diverse technical configurations, technologies and processing environments. Knowledge of budgeting and ability to estimate financial impacts of modifications to architectural alternatives is required.


  • The selected candidate must have or be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance but no clearance to start. Must be a US Citizen
  • Master's degree from an accredited university in System Engineering (or a closely related field) plus ten years of Engineering experience – or - Bachelor's degree from an accredited university in System Engineering (or a closely related field) plus sixteen years of experience.
  • Experience in architectural design supporting a DoD initiatives. Must have direct experience leading systems engineering of complex integrated programs/systems.
  • Experience with Unified Architecture Framework and Department of Defense Architecture Framework (UAF/DoDAFKnowledge of modeling and Simulation and possibly MBSE to include the use of SysML tools (Cameo, Rhapsody, Sparx Enterprise Architect, MATLAB/Simulink, Etc.

Desired Qualifications

  • Familiarity with the application of ISO-42010 and ISO-15288
  • Systems Engineering Certification, refer INCOSE Certified Systems Engineering Professional (CSEP) or Expert Systems Engineering Professional (ESEP)

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