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Launch Systems Engineer Principal

Job ID: 194858
Location: CAPE CANAVERAL, FL, United States
Date Posted: Oct 12, 2020
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Systems Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI
Potential for Remote Work: No

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Job Description

Description

Duties and responsibilities Summary:

SAIC is currently looking for Systems Engineers to support launch system SE&I activities for the Launch Enterprise (LE) Directorate at SMC. This position is located at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, FL. Key aspects of this oversight will include the following:

Requirements Management
Architecture Management
Technical Baseline Management
Requirements Management
Launch Vehicle Acquisition Support

Launch Mission Assurance activities, in cooperation with FFRDC

Launch Scheduling and Mission Assignments

Coordination with launch vehicle providers, satellite developers, associate contractors, FFRDC, and launch program office teams

 
Job Specific Responsibilities:

Lead activities based on sound engineering and acquisition practices

Elicit and refine customer requirements

Ensure designs fully support requirements and are consistent with customer budget, schedule, risk profile and organizational/system constraints

Performs Systems Engineering activities including: concept of operations formulation, requirements definition, analysis and engineering, system architecting, system analysis and design, interface and data architectures, validation and verification, systems integration, system & operational performance analysis,  Lifecycle cost analysis & estimation, and decision analysis. Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints. Performs functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software or engineering specifications.  Provides specific, detailed information for selection, implementation techniques, and tools for the most efficient solution to meet business needs, including present and future capacity requirements. 

 

Required Qualifications & Experience

Clearance level: DoD Secret; TS/SCI desired

Participated with senior managers to establish plans and objectives

Ability to recommend/make decisions on administrative or project work matters and ensures effective achievement of program, project, or organizational objectives

 

Desired Education and Years of Experience

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 four (4) years or more of related experience

 
Desired Certifications

INCOSE Certification

 

Desired Qualifications and Experience

Work proficiently on unusually complex technical problems and provide solutions which are highly innovative and ingenious

 

Desired Technology Experience

Launch Vehicles and Subsystems (Avionics, Propulsion, Structures)

Space and Ground systems
Launch Site activities
Acquisition
Model-Based Systems Engineering
 

Qualifications

Duties and responsibilities Summary:

SAIC is currently looking for Systems Engineers to support launch system SE&I activities for the Launch Enterprise (LE) Directorate at SMC. This position is located at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, FL. Key aspects of this oversight will include the following:

Requirements Management
Architecture Management
Technical Baseline Management
Requirements Management
Launch Vehicle Acquisition Support

Launch Mission Assurance activities, in cooperation with FFRDC

Launch Scheduling and Mission Assignments

Coordination with launch vehicle providers, satellite developers, associate contractors, FFRDC, and launch program office teams

 
Job Specific Responsibilities:

Lead activities based on sound engineering and acquisition practices

Elicit and refine customer requirements

Ensure designs fully support requirements and are consistent with customer budget, schedule, risk profile and organizational/system constraints

Performs Systems Engineering activities including: concept of operations formulation, requirements definition, analysis and engineering, system architecting, system analysis and design, interface and data architectures, validation and verification, systems integration, system & operational performance analysis,  Lifecycle cost analysis & estimation, and decision analysis. Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints. Performs functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software or engineering specifications.  Provides specific, detailed information for selection, implementation techniques, and tools for the most efficient solution to meet business needs, including present and future capacity requirements. 

 

Required Qualifications & Experience

Clearance level: DoD Secret; TS/SCI desired

Participated with senior managers to establish plans and objectives

Ability to recommend/make decisions on administrative or project work matters and ensures effective achievement of program, project, or organizational objectives

 

Desired Education and Years of Experience

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 four (4) years or more of related experience

 
Desired Certifications

INCOSE Certification

 

Desired Qualifications and Experience

Work proficiently on unusually complex technical problems and provide solutions which are highly innovative and ingenious

 

Desired Technology Experience

Launch Vehicles and Subsystems (Avionics, Propulsion, Structures)

Space and Ground systems
Launch Site activities
Acquisition
Model-Based Systems Engineering
 



Overview

SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit saic.com or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.

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