Sayres & Associates
  • San Diego, CA, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Sayres and Associates Corporation (Sayres) is a dynamic, Native American-owned, Service-Disabled Veteran Owned business that has been providing excellence in service to the Federal Government since 2001.

Awarded the U.S. Small Business Administration, Washington Metropolitan District Office's 8(a) Graduate of the Year for 2017, Sayres and Associates Corporation continues to grow in a highly competitive environment while exceeding customers' expectations.  

Sayres is seeking a Tactical Data Link (TDL) System Engineer with active Secret security clearance, verifiable in JPAS.

Position is located in San Diego, CA.

Responsibilities, Qualifications & Clearance Requirements 


  • Review of software and hardware engineering documents to support program and project milestones. Documents may include: Software Performance Specification (SPS), Software Version Document (SVD), Software Test Procedures (STP), System Test Directive (STD), Software Test Report (STR), System User Manuel (SUM), System Administration Guide (SAG), System Administrative Manual (SAM), System/Subsystem Specification (SSS), System Design  Document (SDD), Interface Design Document (IDD), Software Requirements Specification (SRS), Implementation Plan (IP), and Technical Design Package (TDP).
  • Recommend solutions for Enterprise Architecture (EA) activities to include: implementing standard architectural practices, establishing an EA aligned with strategic goals, facilitating an information exchange, ensuring the interoperability of systems, defining and implementing a systems  development life-cycle, architectural assessments and governance, and  providing a framework for systems modernization. Perform analysis to make recommendations of areas to further analyze, consolidate, or otherwise align with DoD Interagency, Coalition, and EA.
  • Develop Test and Evaluation (T&E) strategies. Provide recommendations for formal T&E events to include developmental and operational test schedules and activities of programs to maximize opportunities for co-use of facilities, personnel, and test data.

Education, Work Experience, Skills, and Clearance Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering.
  • Two years of system engineering experience with USN shipboard combat systems, the Command and Control Processor (C2P) and Link 16 systems.
  • Experience with shipboard combat system and tactical data link system architecture to include tactical data link functional allocation and interfaces between specific combat system and tactical data link systems.
  • Secret security clearance

The position description is only meant to be a representative summary of the major responsibilities and accountabilities performed by the incumbents of this position.  The incumbents may be requested to perform position-related tasks other than those stated in this description. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

At Sayres, our employees enjoy an atmosphere conducive to realizing their potential through personal and professional development while simultaneously exceeding customers' expectations.

We offer a broad spectrum of technical, engineering, and administrative services including acquisition, financial and program management; fleet synthetic training; logistics; ship construction engineering; systems engineering and integration; wargaming; test and evaluation; security, counterintelligence and policy analysis.

Sayres is headquartered in Washington, DC with offices throughout the United States and has a presence abroad. 

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national

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