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Satellite Integration and Test Engineer

Job ID: 2400153
Location: SUNNYVALE, CA, United States
Date Posted: Feb 22, 2024
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Aerospace Engr
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
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


As a customer In-Plant Satellite Factory Integration & Test (I&T) Engineer, provide government customer insight at satellite contractor facility during design, manufacture, integration, test and launch phases. Responsibilities will include oversight of various contractor I&T activities; identifying and resolving technical issue by leading and influencing contractor efforts in successfully delivering satellite for on orbit operations.

Key duties/responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

·       Work in an interactive team environment with Government customer leads, satellite subsystems developers, and other subject matter experts.

·       Facilitates communications between Customer Program Office and contractor team and provide written daily and weekly status reports to customer program office

·       Identify, communicate and lead program team to address and resolve technical and programmatic issues

·       Review, assess and evaluate contractor satellite assembly, integration and test plans and procedures

·       Perform test engineering and requirements flow down assessment on all satellite level test plans, procedures and reports

·       Provide analysis support on satellite test results to verify the satellite design satisfies the system requirements.

·       Performs Spacecraft level requirements satisfaction analysis and Functional & Physical Configuration Audits (FCA/PCA)

·       Participate in Failure Review Boards (FRBs) to adjudicate and resolve anomalies by direct fact finding, audits, inquiries, and investigations of processing, testing, or operational failures.

·       Assist in ensuring compliance to interfaces and standards or that appropriate deviations/waivers are in place

·       24/7 shift work may be required


·       TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and ten (14) years or more experience; Masters and eight (12) years or more experience; PhD and five () years or more experience.

·       5 or more years of Spacecraft systems engineering experience with integration and test experience

·       Experience working in satellite development, manufacturing, and I&T

·       Strong leadership and interpersonal skills (including collaborative communication skills)

·       Excellent written and oral communication skills

Desired Qualifications:

·       MS in Electrical, Software, or Mechanical Engineering

·       Experience with multiple satellite programs and satellite System Engineering Integration and Test

·       Experience with early life-cycle satellite engineering activities/milestones, satellite integration and test, and Launch and Initialization (L&I) activities

Target salary range: $185,001 - $195,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

SAIC accepts applications on an ongoing basis and there is no deadline.

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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