Systems Engineer-SETA (AI/ML)


Job Requisition: 2301895

Location: HERNDON, VA

Category: IT & Software Development - Software Engineering

Updated: 11 months ago


SAIC, a leading provider of systems development & deployment, targeting & intelligence analysis, systems engineering & integration, and training capabilities and solutions for the Intelligence Community, is seeking creative and dedicated professionals to fulfill their career goals and objectives while delivering mission excellence on programs of national importance. 

As a member of SAIC’s Intergalactic team, you will assist in providing system engineering and technical services in support of the customer’s data architecture efforts. The team provides on-going operations and maintenance, systems engineering of new systems, and performing analysis on existing and future systems.

SAIC seeks a Software Engineer to provide SETA support on an effort to assist the customer as it develops the architecture baseline.  The individual will focus on working with the AI/ML layer of the baseline. The candidate will provide technical expertise, continuity of effort and value added judgement to advise and assist the customer’s leadership and contract teams. The engineer will develop and maintain strong awareness on on-going IT projects and business unit requirements.


Responsibilities include:

  • Participate in and facilitate team meetings to reach requirement consensus to capture strategic capabilities for customers, both internal and external
  • Execute end-to-end processes and preparing and coordinating required documentation
  • Demonstrate the ability to capture users’ needs by performing requirements elicitation directly with stakeholders, drafting and documenting requirements to implement changes to operational baselines
  • Serve on integrated cross-functional teams supporting studies and analysis



  • Active TS/SCI with polygraph
  • Bachelors Degree (B.S.) in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Management Systems or a related discipline.
  • Nine (9) years or more of demonstrated experience in one or more of the following engineering activities: 
  • Or Masters and (7) years of related experience.


  • Familiar working in a SETA type function
  • Strong research, writing, and documentation skills
  • Ability to think critically
  • Attention to details
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Outstanding interpersonal and management consulting service skills, including the ability to work effectively independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to work with senior officials, to build and sustain professional networks in a diverse, fast-paced, multi-task environment, and to manage competing priorities


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.
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