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Satellite Integration & Test Technical Manager

Job ID: 1923727
Location: LANHAM, MD, United States
Date Posted: Sep 20, 2019
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Systems Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Teleworking: No

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Job Description

Description

SAIC is seeking a Satellite Integration and Test Technical Manager on the NASA OMES II contract in support of the Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) program at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. The position is located in Suitland, MD.


The Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) is the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) next-generation operational Earth observation program that acquires and distributes global environmental data primarily from multiple polar-orbiting satellites.  The program plays a critical role to NOAA’s mission to understand and predict changes in weather, climate, oceans and coasts, and the space environment, which support the Nation’s economy and protect lives and property.


Responsibilities include:

  • ·        JPSS-2, JPSS-3, and JPSS-4 Observatory/Satellite integration and test managers for three large spacecraft with five instruments

o   Spacecraft, NGIS, Gilbert AZ

o   VIIRS, Raytheon, El Segundo CA

o   ATMS, NGAS, Azusa CA

o   OMPS, Ball Aerospace, Boulder CO

o   CrIS, L3Harris, Fort Wayne IN

  • ·       Supports JPSS I&T Manager with all aspects of satellite-level integration and test

o   Spacecraft I&T

o   Instrument-to-spacecraft I&T (satellite I&T)

o   Satellite environmental testing

o   Procedure review and oversight during execution

o   Government I&T personnel scheduling and coordination

o   Technical mission assurance review board support

o   I&T consent to proceed meetings

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Qualifications

TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

- Bachelors and eighteen (18) years or more experience; Masters and sixteen (16) years or more experience; PhD and fourteen (14) years related experience

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Requires experience conducting I&T for high value satellites/observatories
  • Clean room experience mandatory
  • 10 years I&T experience mandatory
  • Work location will be largely onsite at the Satellite integrator’s facility (Gilbert, AZ)
    • Extensive travel to Gilbert, AZ (2 weeks or more per month)
    • Resident in Gilbert, AZ with monthly travel to Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) in lieu of travel to Gilbert
  • Must be a proactive, experienced technical manager with a strong work ethic and ability to coordinate diverse teams toward achieving common, but complex goals

Desired Qualifications

 
DESIRED SKILLS:
  • NASA Observatory I&T experience
  • Familiarity with I&T processes and flow consistent with NASA observatory and instrument development programs. 

  • Experience with NASA policies and procedures regarding space hardware I&T. 

  • Knowledge of GOLD Rules and GEVS



Overview

SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nation's most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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