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GPS Systems Architecture Engineer


SAIC has an immediate need for a Global Positioning System (GPS) Systems Architecture Engineer with experience in systems engineering, Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) and DoDAF product development to join our diverse GPS Systems Engineering and Integration (SE&I) team. The GPS SE&I Team provides specialized engineering, analysis, operations support and subject matter expertise to the SMC/GPS Directorate and other GPS customers. The team also delivers systems engineering and analysis services to include system development, enterprise and system architecture, acquisition, testing, operations and sustainment support for existing and new GPS capabilities. Finally, team members provide an enterprise perspective for identification and review of risks and risk mitigation plans, working to institutionalize systems engineering best practices across the GPS Directorate.


  • Developing MBSE models to support architecture development
  • Planning and development of architectures in support of GPS systems engineering objectives and program milestones
  • Deriving mission threads and developing use cases to aid in enterprise-level verification planning
  • Identifying proposed changes to technical baseline documents (e.g., interface documents, specification documents and architecture products)
  • Providing enterprise architecture expertise to translate the customer’s enterprise strategy into a future enterprise architecture and a transition plan to achieve that future state
  • Writing and delivering high-quality engineering documents suitable for distribution to SE&I technical staff/management and customer decision-makers
  • Supporting development of study plans for architecture development and special trade studies
  • Responsible for the timely delivery of products
  • Collaborating with prime contractors, other support contractors, government civilians, and members of the U.S. Air Force


  • Bachelor's Degree is required. BS in Electrical Engineering, Aeronautical, Communications Engineering (technical), Math, Physics, or similar
  • 5+ years of relevant work experience 
  • Ability to obtain DoD Security Clearance
  • Experience with UML or Architecture modeling tools such as Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect
  • Self-motivated performer with the ability to work collaboratively with enterprise systems engineering and integrated product teams
  • Effective written and verbal communicator with experience presenting information to a group

Desired Qualifications


  • Master of Science in Engineering, Mathematics or Physics
  • Experience and expertise in the application of Enterprise Architecture (EA) frameworks (e.g., UPDM and SysML) and in using EA tools such as Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect, IBM Rational Rhapsody and Unicom System Architect
  • Experience with Department of Defense Architecture Framework (DoDAF)
  • Familiarity with Rational Dynamic Object Oriented Requirements System (DOORS)
  • Experience designing and testing space vehicles or command and control systems
  • GPS experience
  • U.S. Government systems acquisition experience
  • Current DoD Top Secret Security Clearance

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