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Systems Engineer

Job ID: 2211893
Location: LOS ANGELES, CA, United States
Date Posted: Aug 9, 2022
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Systems Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI with Poly
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description

Description

Description -

Job Description: SAIC is currently looking for a senior systems engineer to provide technical advisory support to the US Space Force Space Systems Center Space Sensing Directorate (SSC/SN) at Los Angeles AFB CA. SSC/SN acquires Overhead Persistent Infrared (OPIR) and Weather space systems to support military and intelligence community users. The successful candidate will provide technical systems engineering solutions to support ongoing and future SSC/SN acquisition and development, and to support exploitation of OPIR and Weather system data. This role spans the entire development lifecycle for space systems, including concepts, requirements, design, development, test/validation, and transition to operations. The systems engineer will interface with development contractors and provide recommendations to the Government for all program activities.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Performs System Engineering activities based on sound engineering practices.
  • Performs User Engagement activities to solicit end user focus areas and needs, translate inputs into contract requirements
  • Develop strategic roadmap for desired data exploitation projects; support the development of projects and work with Government team to develop post-development plans
  • Performs Systems Engineering activities including: requirements definition, acquisition strategy and RFP development, concept of operations formulation, analysis and engineering, validation and verification, systems integration, system & operational performance analysis, Lifecycle cost analysis & estimation, decision analysis and physical configuration analysis (PCA).
  • Assist government in testing and evaluation of data exploitation projects at the Tools, Applications and Processing (TAP) Laboratory and assist in project assessment for follow-on deployment at the OPIR Battlespace Awareness Center (OBAC) based on project success and mission utility for end users

 

Qualifications - External

Required Education and Experience:

  • Clearance level: DoD Top Secret / SCI.
  • Bachelors (STEM) and nine  (9) years or more of related experience.
  • Alternatives:
      • Masters and three (7) years or more of related experience.
      • PhD or JD and 4 (4) years or more of related experience.
  • Experience with Space/Air Force Missile Warning, Missile Tracking/Characterization, and/or Missile Defense
  • DoD Acquisition and/or demonstrated experience accelerating software project development, integration, and deployment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Desired Certifications:

•         INCOSE

Desired Technical Specialties:

•         Agile Software Development

•         DEVSECOPS

•         Requirements development/validation

•         Concept of operations formulation

•         System architecting

•         System analysis and design

•         Interface and data architectures

•         Systems integration

•         Test and evaluation

•         Model Based Systems Engineering

 Desired Technology Experience

•         Familiar with the concepts of Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning, and Deep Learning and their use in computer vision for space applications

•         Familiar with the deploying applications to AWS cloud environments, and utilizing continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD) via DevOps pipelines

•         Familiar with Space/Air Force rapid application deployment software factories such as Kessel Run, Space CAMP, and Kobayashi Maru

Qualifications

Qualifications -

Required Education and Experience:

  • Clearance level: DoD Top Secret / SCI.
  • Bachelors (STEM) and Nine  (9) years or more of related experience.
  • Alternatives:
      • Masters and Seven (7) years or more of related experience.
      • PhD or JD and 4 (4) years or more of related experience.
  • Experience with Space/Air Force Missile Warning, Missile Tracking/Characterization, and/or Missile Defense
  • DoD Acquisition and/or demonstrated experience accelerating software project development, integration, and deployment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Desired Certifications:

•         INCOSE

Desired Technical Specialties:

•         Agile Software Development

•         DEVSECOPS

•         Requirements development/validation

•         Concept of operations formulation

•         System architecting

•         System analysis and design

•         Interface and data architectures

•         Systems integration

•         Test and evaluation

•         Model Based Systems Engineering

 Desired Technology Experience

•         Familiar with the concepts of Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning, and Deep Learning and their use in computer vision for space applications

•         Familiar with the deploying applications to AWS cloud environments, and utilizing continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD) via DevOps pipelines

•         Familiar with Space/Air Force rapid application deployment software factories such as Kessel Run, Space CAMP, and Kobayashi Maru


Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.

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.

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