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IT System Engineer


SAIC is seeking a Systems Engineer on a new five year contract to implement and maintain computer systems and ensure optimal system performance.  

This position will work with customers to successfully monitor the operation and maintain the structural/operational integrity of existing systems.  Communicate with stakeholders to identify the tasks the system is to accomplish. 


  • MS/MA in Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Database Administration, Geographic Information Systems, Information Security, Information Technology (IT) or Software Engineering and 8+ years of related experience OR BS/BA in Computer Science, Construction, Engineering (any field), Government, Counterintelligence, Insider Threat, Information Technology, Policy, Politics, Political Science, or Security (any field) and 12+ years of related experience.
  • Proficient in communicating complex research results in written and spoken form, to support the program review cycle as well as other occasional reporting and documentation requirements.
  • Demonstrated ability in providing technical analysis of and critiques of progress and test reports.
  • Demonstrated ability supporting the Government in conducting site visits to performers, FFRDCs, and Government entities providing special capabilities.
  • Demonstrated experience monitoring existing systems to ensure structural integrity, overseeing the development and installation of new hardware and software, and installing and configuring operating systems and other software and routinely test installed software for glitch detection and other issues.
  • Minimum six years of experience in system engineering and IT support. 
  • Proven track record of success in installation and maintenance of LINUX-based software.
  • Ability to write custom scripts to reduce the need for human intervention, design and implement security systems and redundant backups to maintain data safety, and ensure constant availability of technical resources.
  • Ability to effectively establish and execute strategic and critical task priorities to demonstrate problem-solving skills, and to think algorithmically.
  • Ability to understand engineering disciplines, such as mechanical, electrical and computer engineering.
  • Demonstrated experience managing projects that include inter-disciplinary teams.
  •  Experience understanding complex system development methods and system testing practices.

Desired Qualifications


  • Experience creating automated scripts and software.
  • Proficiency with databases and SQL.
  • Relevant specialized engineering experience.
  • Advanced certifications, such as Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) and Microsoft Certified IT Professionals (MCITP).
  • Architecture modeling skills.

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Security Clearance:
Top Secret / SCI + CI Poly
BETHESDA, Maryland
United States
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