Shared Early Warning System (SEWS) Chief Engineer

Colorado Springs, Colorado

Posted in Retail
25 days ago

Job Info

Job ID: 216396


Date Posted: 2021-05-06

Category: Engineering and Sciences

Subcategory: Systems Engineer

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None

Potential for Remote Work: No


Shared Early Warning System (SEWS) Chief Engineer.  

SAIC seeks a highly experienced and energetic Chief Engineer to support the US Air Force Life Cycle Management Center in performing operational maintenance and sustainment of the Shared Early Warning System (SEWS) program. The SEWS  provides timely, specifically releasable, ballistic missile early warning data from U.S. missile warning systems to foreign partners and their cognizant United States Combatant Commands. In support of the government customer and the contractor Program Manager, the Chief Engineer is responsible leading the digital transition and management of the overall technical baseline and leading the multi-discipline team of mission, hardware and software engineering, sustainment, training, logistics, security and program support specialists responsible for overall system operational availability.




  • 15 years in systems engineering, Model-based Systems Engineering and related areas, to include delivering solutions for national security, mission-critical applications
  • 8 years of experience managing large-scale Agile or SecDevOps teams/projects, to include support to cost estimating, baseline and risk management, schedule development, performance monitoring and reporting
  • Demonstrated proficiency in translating operational requirements into system requirements; and system requirements into technical requirements/performance standards.
  • Experience with configuration and data management, hardware and software test & evaluation of classified systems
  • Experience with implementing and sustaining distributed systems, virtual operating system environments, and virtual/augmented reality technologies.
  • Knowledge of space operations in context of joint operations.

Education, Training and Certifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field of study


  • Top Secret with current SCI eligibility
  • Desired salary range is $175,000 to $200,000



Desired Qualifications

Additional Desired Experience

  • 15 years in systems engineering, Model-based Systems Engineering and related areas, to include managing teams/projects delivering solutions for missile warning or other national security space mission systems
  • Familiarity with Shared Early Warning System, Theater Event System, Global Command and Control System- Joint, missile warning and tactical data-link formats, encryption device operation, Cross-Domain Solution systems of record, and network equipment operation (e.g. switches, routers)
  • Experience maintaining national security mission networks

Additional Desired Education, Training and Certifications

  • Masters of Science in Systems Engineering, Computer Science or relevant STEM concentration
  • International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE) Associate Systems Engineering Professional (ASEP), Certified Systems Engineering Professional (CSEP), or Expert Systems Engineering Professional (ESEP) Certification

Target salary range: $175,001 - $200,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.
SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.

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