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Principal Software Systems Engineer

Company: SAIC
Location: Huntsville
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Job ID:


Date Posted: 2021-11-19
Category: Software
Subcategory: SW Systems Engr
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Interim Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No


SAIC is hiring a Principal -Software Systems Engineer in Huntsville, AL to support requirements management of a Force Protection software system. - The qualified candidate will be responsible for requirement and architecture development for the software system, and providing direction to 2 other Software System Engineers.

Note: this position is temporarily remote due to COVID-19, but will be required to work onsite in Huntsville, AL, once COVID-19 restrictions are lifted for this location.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Direct activities and direction of 2 other software systems engineers.

Interact with software engineers and software testers to assure understanding of requirements to ensure their designs and tests adequately satisfy requirements.

Collection, analysis and interpretation of system level requirements, derivation of software level requirements, UML modeling and management of requirement documentation.

Participate in customer and internal requirement reviews, software team meetings, hardware and software design reviews and technical interchange meetings.

Working closely with software development teams and test team for requirement reviews, assisting with configuration management, issue tracking, status reporting and release documentation.

Required Education and Experience:

Bachelors in a technically related field preferred with five (5) years or more experience; Masters and three (3) years or more experience; PhD and 0 years related experience. Four (4) additional years of related experience will be considered in lieu of a Bachelor's degree.

Requirements analysis and management for software systems - this could include analyzing system requirements and deriving software requirements, managing -requirements and traceability in Enterprise Architect (or similar too), etc.

Working knowledge of the SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle).

Candidate must have the ability to work well in a team development environment.

Required Clearance:

Ability to obtain a DOD Secret Clearance; Interim Secret is required to begin work.

Desired Experience:

Knowledge of SQL, C# -with use of standard office PC tools.

Experience with Enterprise Architect (UML modeling and requirements management), SharePoint, MySQL, and WPF is a plus.

Strong knowledge of the Unified Modeling Language (UML) is a plus.

COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. All SAIC employees must be fully vaccinated and they must submit proof of vaccination on their first day of employment. Prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at - Contact Us -and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Customer site vaccination requirements, if more strict, will take precedence over SAIC's vaccination policy.

SAIC - is a premier Fortune 500 - technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit .

Keywords: SAIC, Huntsville , Principal Software Systems Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Huntsville, Alabama

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