IT Systems Engineer

Job Type
Contract, C2C, C2H (contract-to-hire)
Senior level

Job Description


SAIC is seeking an IT Systems Engineer/Architect to join our energized Digital Engineering Ecosystem Team of solution architects and digital engineers to define and build the infrastructure and software that fuels the Digital Engineering Transformation across our entire industry. Our work creating digital ecosystems span an exciting variety of programs, customers and corporate initiatives requiring Digital Engineering and Model Based Engineering applications and infrastructure deployed in Defense, Federal Civilian, and/or National Security environments.  This ecosystem is known as the Virtually Integrated Program/Project Environment (VIPR).



  • You will be responsible for architecting and deploying new Digital Engineering cloud-based infrastructures for our internal and external customers across multiple security domains.
  • The chosen candidate will develop infrastructure requirements and architectures to include security, network sizing, provisioning, monitoring and maintenance.
  • The candidate will also be responsible for deploying, automating, and maintaining these digital engineering ecosystems and the resident applications on the target infrastructures.
  • The chosen candidate will provide direct contract support to the Digital Transformation and Maintenance Modernization (DTAMM) programs as part of the larger digital engineering team.
  • As part of our Digital Engineering, you will engage with program personnel and other digital engineering subject matter experts and foster broader understanding of the Digital engineering infrastructure and ecosystems to assist them in developing digital work products.
  • You will also be required to engage with the larger community (Industry, Government, and Academia) to stay up to date with latest trends and emerging technologies, approaches, methods, and techniques to further mature and or increase our digital engineering capabilities, and to mentor others on our solutions and standards.


Required Education: 

  • Bachelors and five (5) years or more experience; Masters and three (3) years or more experience; PhD and 0 years related experience.


  • Must be a U.S. Citizen with an active Secret Clearance. 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering, mathematics, physics, or equivalent technical discipline and five (5) years of experience deploying cloud-based applications. Masters in an engineering, mathematics, physics or equivalent technical discipline and three (3) years of experience. Will consider additional years of experience in lieu of education.
  • Experience with Cloud architecture and application deployments on AWS Cloud or MS Azure
  • Familiarity with DevOps and Infrastructure as Code methodologies such as Terraform and/or AWS Cloudformation.
  • Experience with Linux servers and Windows Servers in a virtualized environment
  • Familiarity with the fundamentals of bash and Powershell scripting
  • Experience with SW development (Java, Java Script, C#, C++, Modern Web Frameworks)
  • Basic understanding of IT network infrastructure components including database services, application services, web services, network services, back-up services and network infrastructure protocols.
  • Ability to troubleshoot problems reported by users and analyze and isolate issues
  • Proven ability to work effectively and collaborate in a dynamic, fast paced, team-oriented environment.
  • Ability to get certified in AWS Security specialty within the first 6 month of being hired.


Desired Qualifications:

  • AWS Cloud Certifications - Solution Architect and/or Developer
  • Experience in containerization in areas such as Kubernetes and/or Docker
  • Experience architecting, administering, deploying and maintaining enterprise Digital Engineering tools such as IBM’s Jazz suite (DNG, RQM, RMM, RTC), Cameo EA, Product Lifecycle Management tools such as Aras Innovator, PTC, TeamCenter, Dassault’s 3Dx Platform)
  • Experience supporting US Federal Government agencies and processes.
  • Experience or Familiarity with Agile Scrum methodology

SAIC accepts applications on an ongoing basis and there is no deadline.

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.


SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator focused on advancing the power of technology and innovation to serve and protect our world. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in mission IT, enterprise IT, engineering services and professional services. We integrate emerging technology, rapidly and securely, into mission critical operations that modernize and enable critical national imperatives.

We are approximately 24,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion, which is core to our values and important to attract and retain exceptional talent. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.4 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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