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Senior Launch Engineer

Job ID: 2209876
Location: EL SEGUNDO, CA, United States
Date Posted: Aug 2, 2022
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Systems Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI with Poly
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description

Description

SAIC is seeking an experienced Senior Launch Engineer on the Horizon Program to support to the US Space Force (USSF) in developing and deploying next-generation and advanced capability space systems within the Space Systems Command Space Domain Awareness and Combat Power (SSC/SZ) portfolio in El Segundo, California.  
The following represents a general overview of responsibilities:  
  • Provide technical and program management support of government sponsored space vehicle development and associated launch vehicle integration effort
  • Interface with space vehicle developments contractors, government launch vehicle procurement offices and launch service providers, launch ranges, etc. and establish support agreements that meet program requirements
  • Define launch readiness processes and plans and see those implemented through launch integration activities and operations
  • Propose strategy and generate contractor statements of work for Early Interface Studies with Launch Service Providers, change proposals, and final Launch Integration and support proposal evaluation
  • Facilitate negotiation of space vehicle to launch vehicle interface requirements
  • Manage technical and programmatic risk associated with launch integration

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering or relevant discipline and 9+ years of related experience in technical program management, systems engineering, and government acquisitions of Space Systems within the Space Control mission area
  • Requires an active TS/SCI clearance and be willing to consent to a polygraph examination
  • Must have experience managing technical programs throughout the engineering life cycle with emphasis in one or more of the following areas:
    • Space Vehicle-Launch Vehicle interface requirements definition
    • Integration and test procedures and processes, launch site processing, joint launch operations, Day-of-Launch preparation and execution
    • Contracting (with the Government), earned value and scheduling
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's Degree in engineering or Business Administration, professional certification (e.g., professional engineer, PMI PMP, INCOSE CSEP, etc)
  • Experience working in U.S. Government weapons system program office

 

 


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Overview

SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit saic.com.

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