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Lifecycle Sustainment Support

Job ID: 2401274
Location: KIRTLAND AFB, NM, United States
Date Posted: Feb 22, 2024
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Digital Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Top Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Lifecycle Sustainment Management professional with experience in lifecycle management, sustainment engineering, and/or logistics management/analysis and who possesses the ability to work with satellite ground system owners and cross functional teams (e.g., engineering, quality, test, configuration, supply chain) to develop hardware and software sustainment plans.  In this position, you will play an active role in determining quantity and frequency of purchasing and recapitalization of resources across multiple satellite ground systems at multiple locations within the Space System Command, Innovation and Prototyping Directorate.  You will be expected to quantify and analyze technical sustainment activities and associated implications and impacts to schedule, cost, and program execution within the program’s portfolio of task orders. You will be a critical team member for early risk identification through reliability, maintainability, and availability (RMA) process and analysis. The position entails articulate communication for briefing, reporting and leading working groups with both internal and external customers (industry and government) working at Kirtland, AFB NM.

Your day to day fun activities:
•    Maintain and implement the Lifecycle Sustainment Plan
•    Coordinate and align the Lifecycle Management (LCM) processes to program management, engineering, and functional operations efforts. Includes cross functional teams; engineering, quality, test, configuration management, and supply chain
•    Integrate with Task Order integrated product teams (IPT)
•    Research & analyze material solutions and recommend material architectures and design modifications to improve system reliability and cost-effectiveness
•    Analyze hardware and software maintenance, serviceability, end of service, and end of life
•    Assist with quantifying RMA measurements for schedule and cost impacts, quantifying and qualifying opportunities to improve and/or expand capabilities by recapitalization, tech-refresh and/or refurbishment
•    Facilitate LCM related workshops for Task Orders within the EDIS portfolio
•    Facilitate LCM related lessons learned/after action reviews with internal/external customers
•    Creating program level metrics (e.g. 30-60-90, EOL/EOS, Maintenance Cycle, RMA)
•    Work with program and task Schedulers to identify critical actions and dependencies associated with system sustainment and resource monitoring; ensure an executable program for each Task Order


This is you:
•    Bachelor’s Degree (accredited) in a technically related field with 5 years of relevant systems sustainment management experience 
•    Active Top Secret Clearance with SCI eligibility and be able to obtain (3 months from start) and maintain TS/SCI
•    Must be a US Citizen
•    Demonstrable knowledge of Life-Cycle Management (Integrated Product Support Elements)
•    Strong understanding of processes associated with sustainment RMA/DMSMS
•    Working knowledge of sustainment standards (i.e. ISO, IEEE, MIL) and compliance

You will wow us even more if you have these skills:
•    Current TS/SCI
•    Demonstrated interpersonal skills to interfacing with cross-functional technical teams - the government customer, Mission Partners and other government contractors
•    Demonstrated experience working with DoD/Space Force customers
•    Demonstrated ability to prioritize competing requirements and tasks
•    Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team
•    Experience performing Hardware sparing analysis
•    Experience performing Logistics Analysis (e.g. SERD, DMSMS, RMA, Supportability)

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.

We are approximately 24,000 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 $6.9 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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