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Ground Systems Integrator

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Job ID: 2304847
Location: REDONDO BEACH, CA, United States
Date Posted: Feb 6, 2024
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Systems Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


Ground Systems Integrator: Seeking an experienced systems engineer (SETA) with a strong background managing acceptance testing and integration efforts of consolidated software and specialized hardware for diverse locations. This candidate will support a government program office in charge of ground element command and control (C2) activities within a space program office. 

Job Description:

  • Perform integration support for hardware/software solutions to multiple locations
  • Provide systems engineering support for requirements development, design, test plans, and requirements verifications through acceptance testing from developers    
  • Understand risk management processes and methods for adjudicating program risk mitigation strategies
  • Coordinate across geographic diverse sites for delivery and acceptance testing; requires travel to these sites as well as to developer sites
  • Provide coordination with facilities’ teams during site surveys, installation, and for long-term facilities maintenance of IT equipment and specialized hardware
  • Support request for change (RFC) processes


Required Education: 

  • Bachelors and fourteen (14) years or more experience; Masters and twelve (12) years or more experience; PhD or JD and nine (9) years or more experience

Desired Education:

  • One degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics

Required Experience:

  • Managing combined hardware and software integration activities
  • Systems integration from factory testing to site implementation
  • Space-ground systems architectures and life cycle support
  • Organizing meetings, project coordination, and writing and reviewing technical reports is expected
  • Possess high organizational capabilities and excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Possess the ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to travel overseas

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Prior experience for acquisition activities related to requirements development and assessment, technical evaluations of proposals, and ECP development
  • Experience with hardware development, verification, validation, and O&M for large systems
  • Experience in coordinating government construction activities including Requests for Change (RFC’s), site survey, and stakeholder coordination
  • Experience in NRO, IC, or DoD program management processes

Desired Certifications: 

  • PMP certification
  • CSEP certification


  • Must be a U.S. Citizen with an active TS/SCI Security Clearance with a poly

Target salary range: $175,001 - $200,000. 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.


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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