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Senior Staff Systems Engineer

Orlando, Florida, United States of America
Closing date
30 January 2022
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Job Description:

Saab, Inc., in Orlando, FL., due to new contract win, has a career opportunity for a a dynamic, results-oriented individual as a Senior Staff Systems Engineer, to serve as a Staff Systems Engineer in support of the Training and Simulation Business Area. You will be joining a dynamic team supporting United States Marine Corps and US Army training and simulation programs with a focus on the Live Training Domain. As such you will be expected to lead the Systems Engineering process and be the primary interface to the customer stakeholders in developing and decomposing system requirements as well as maintaining them throughout the program lifecycles.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide the primary Systems Engineering leadership as part of a cross functional team of Government and Industry to deliver the requirements of the program.

  • Develop and maintain a Requirements Traceability Matrix throughout the lifecycle of the program.

  • Develop and maintain technical risk analysis and management

  • Support the development, test and Integration efforts of the program

  • Act as primary interface to the customer requirements advocates and ensure complete allocation, interpretation and traceability of primary and decomposed requirements across the hardware, software and process configuration items.

  • Develop and maintain appropriate documentation in accordance with SAAB processes and customer mandated System Engineering CDRLs.

  • Develop and maintain a requirements schema using appropriate tools such as DOORS or equivalent.

  • Proactively identify and manage issues and risks associated with requirements, including technical, cost and schedule baselines.

  • Contribute to the development and refinement of System engineering processes as needed.

  • Some travel (up to 25%) CONUS and OCUNUS is required

Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelors Degree or higher in a technical/engineering discipline

  • 5-10 years serving in the System Engineering function on large, complex programs including “cradle to grave” program lifecycles

  • Experience developing and maintaining RTM schema using appropriate tools such as DOORS

  • Experience in systems using complex mix of hardware and software to deliver program requirements.

  • Experience in Live Training Domain (Combat Training Centers, MILES or equivalent training systems, RF communications infrastructure)

  • Practical experience with USMC and/or US Army programs

  • Physical Requirements: N/A

Citizenship Requirements:

Must be a U.S. citizen. Applicants selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Pre-employment Screening Requirements:

As a condition of employment, candidates will be required to meet the following criteria: (i) pass a drug screen, (ii) complete a background check that will include, at a minimum, a criminal record check, and education and employment verification, and (iii) be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus (unless granted an accommodation permitted by law and then in compliance with Saab’s requirements related to the accommodation, if any).


Saab provides an excellent working environment offering professional growth opportunities, competitive wages, work-life balance, business-casual atmosphere and comprehensive benefits:

  • Medical, vision and dental insurance for employees and dependents

  • Paid time off including: minimum of 3 weeks vacation, 5 floating holidays, 8 designated holidays, 3 weeks personal illness, bereavement, jury duty and disability

  • 401(k) with immediate vesting on employer match

  • Tuition assistance

  • Employee assistance programs

  • Employee stock purchase program with employer match

About Us:

Saab is a global defense and security company operating in the fields of air, land and naval defense, civil security and commercial aeronautics. We number approximately 17,000 employees and have operations on all continents. Technologically we are leaders in many areas, and one-fifth of our earnings are spent on research and development.

Saab is a company where we see diversity as an asset and offer unlimited opportunities for advancing in your career. We are also a company that respects each person’s needs and encourage employees to lead a balanced, rewarding life beyond work. Saab values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran, disability status, or any other federal, state, or locally protected category.