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Hypersonic Systems Engineer

Company: SAIC
Location: Huntsville
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Job ID:

* Location: *
* AL
* US
* Date Posted: *2021-11-05
* Category: *Engineering and Sciences
* Subcategory: *Systems Engineer
* Schedule: *Full-time
* Shift: *Day Job
* Travel: *Yes, 10 % of the Time
* Minimum Clearance Required: *Secret
* Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: *Secret
* Potential for Remote Work: *No
* Description*
SAIC is seeking a Hypersonic Systems Engineer to expand our world-class team to support the Missile Defense Agency's (MDA) Hypersonic Defense Directorate. Thought leadership, domain expertise, and passion are hallmarks of what the SAIC Team brings to MDA. Want to learn, contribute, and grow? Get involved in hypersonics and make an impact.


Develop Hypersonic Defense Architectures that meet mission needs, are technologically viable, and maintain an enduring advantage over the threat. Support hypersonic defense technology risk reduction efforts. Justify architecture choices and key requirements. Represent MDA's Hypersonic Group (CAH) across the Missile Defense Agency.

* Qualifications*

* Bachelors in STEM and 2+ years total relevant experience
* Active Secret Clearance


* Ability to simplify complex systems to make them understandable and to identify key parameters that drive performance
* Ability to identify and coordinate trade studies and modeling efforts to anchor balanced HD performance needs and functional requirements
* Ability to peer review modeling and simulation representations and results for complex systems.
* Demonstrated ability to brief technical results and concepts
* Track record of innovation, problem solving, and technical excellence
* Must be able to obtain, maintain and/or currently possess a security clearance.
* The position requires a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief.

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 [](

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