SAIC System EngineerArchitect SME Job in St. Louis, Missouri

System EngineerArchitect SME (Job Number:438318)


Systems Engineer Architect SME

SAIC has openings for top talent to join our SETA to assist an Intelligence Community customer. Qualified candidates must have a current TS/SCI level clearance with active polygraph.

Overall Assignment Description:

Expert System Engineer/ Architects lead the design and development of solutions for complex applications problems, API design, data services, platform services, cloud services and infrastructure services to meet user requirements and align to strategic goals and the Enterprise Architecture.

Duties include:

  • Assists Government in directing system architects in the design, development, maintenance, and documentation of solution architectures ensuring traceability to the Enterprise architecture and Enterprise requirements.

  • Assists with the analysis of user requirements, procedures, and problems to automate or improve existing systems and review computer system capabilities, workflow, and scheduling limitations.

  • Advises the Government on proposed changes to the solutions architecture design based on analysis of requirements and new technology.

  • Oversees and coordinates the work of Senior-, Mid-, and Junior-level System Architect contractors.

  • Assists the Government in planning, designing, defining, developing, documenting and baselining the Systems Architecture, inclusive of business, data, network, security and solutions-level sub- architectures, to ensure enterprise systems work together in an integrated fashion to deliver mission capabilities and solutions.

  • Key activities of Systems Architecture and Engineering may include the following: systems analysis necessary to define and document the As-Is Architecture; planning, design, and systems engineering work necessary to build and portray the To-Be Architecture; the development of conceptual, logical and physical architecture and technical roadmaps defining the time-phased schedule for the path of systems and services from the As-Is to the To-Be Architecture; and program, segment and project-based solution-level architectures consistent with the enterprise-level architecture.


  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, or related STEM degree program.

  • Typically Minimum of 16+ years experience

  • Expert working experience in government or industry, such as Enterprise Architecture, Solution Architecture, Data Architecture, Department of Defense Architecture Framework (DoDAF), and Intelligence Community’s (IC) Program Architecture Guidance (PAG).


  • Working knowledge of Model Based Systems Engineering, processes, tools and languages.

  • Federated Enterprise Architect Certifications: Certified Enterprise Architect

  • National Defense University, College of Information and Cyberspace, Enterprise Architecture Certification

  • Work is to be performed in St. Louis area


Education/Experience Requirement:

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, or related STEM degree program.

  • Typically Minimum of 16+ years experience

Clearance Requirement:

  • Must currently possess TS/SCI w/Poly

SAIC Overview:SAIC is a premier technology integrator providing full life cycle services and solutions in the technical, engineering, intelligence, and enterprise information technology markets. SAIC is Redefining Ingenuity through its deep customer and domain knowledge to enable the delivery of systems engineering and integration offerings for large, complex projects. SAIC's approximately 15,000 employees are driven by integrity and mission focus to serve customers in the U.S. federal government. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $4.5 billion. For more information, visit For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see My SAIC Benefits. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Job Posting: Jul 13, 2018, 10:47:20 AM

Primary Location: United States-MO-ST. LOUIS

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph

Potential for Teleworking: No

Travel: Yes, 10% of the time

Shift: Day Job

Schedule: Full-time