North Suffolk company projects job growth

Published 12:00 am Thursday, November 18, 2004

Suffolk News-Herald

Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) will host an open house today for its Joint System of Systems Collaborative Environment Laboratory (JSCEL) in Suffolk.

The open house will include a variety of demonstrations as well as presentations from members of SAIC’s Transformation, Test, Training and Logistics Group.

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The event will be held from10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at SAIC’s facility, 7021 Harbour View Boulevard, Suite 117, in the Bridgeway Commerce Park.

On Wednesday, Gov. Mark Warner announced that statewide, SAIC will be creating 4,515 jobs in the homeland security, defense sector. A spokesman for SAIC said Wednesday afternoon that they anticipate increasing their numbers in Suffolk by about 15 percent over the next two years. SAIC currently has 80 employees here.

SAIC is the largest employee-owned research and engineering company in the United States, providing information technology, systems integration and eSolutions to commercial and government customers.

SAIC engineers and scientists work to solve complex technical problems in national and homeland security, energy, the environment, space, telecommunications, health care and logistics.

With annual revenues of $6.7 billion, SAIC and its subsidiaries, including Telcordia Technologies, have more than 45,000 employees at offices in more than 150 cities worldwide.

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