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Launch Base Requirements Engineer

Job ID: 2217995
Location: VANDENBERG SFB, CA, United States
Date Posted: Jan 27, 2023
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Specialty Engr
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI with Poly
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description

Description

Vandenberg Engineering Position

Job Description

SAIC is seeking a space launch support engineer to provide space vehicle processing technical advisory services to the Office of Space Launch at Vandenberg Space Force Base, CA.

Key duties include:
-    Provide integrated program assessments and recommendations for the tactical and strategic planning for Critical Space Launch Support Systems which include payload processing facilities, transportation, fueling, RF monitoring systems, and launch base infrastructure.
-    Lead and support system capability Integrated Product Teams (IPTs)
-    Prepare and update documentation, databases, briefings, and attend infrastructure reviews and Change Management Boards
-    Coordinate risk processes and document identified risks, prioritize and manage their mitigation through closures at monthly boards
-    Provide technical oversight, reviews, and reports on critical support systems accuracy, timeliness, and other factors affecting operational capabilities
-    Review and provide technical assessments of contractor proposals, designs, drawings, non-conformances, and other technical documentation
-    Support launch base requirements development and verification
 

Qualifications

Qualifications

  • Minimum bachelor’s degree in engineering or related specialized field; post graduate engineering degree preferred
  • Minimum 9 years of experience in space launch systems, launch base operations, and/or space vehicle processing; 10 years of experience preferred
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance; current TS/SCI clearance strongly preferred
  • United States citizenship required
  • Competent technical expertise
  • Ability to effectively write, communicate and develop technical white papers and presentations
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Proactive, self-starting, independent, flexible engineer with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to travel on an occasional basis

About SAIC

SAIC delivers innovative solutions to critical challenges facing the nation and the world. As a provider of integrated services for the U.S. Government, we support the Department of Defense, intelligence community, space communities, federal civilian agencies and international customers. SAIC is dedicated to making lives better safer and more secure


Target salary range: $125,001 - $150,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

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.

We are approximately 26,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion, which is core to our values and important to attract and retain exceptional talent. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.4 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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