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In Plant Satellite I&T Engineer

Job ID: 1925083
Location: SUNNYVALE, CA, United States
Date Posted: Dec 16, 2019
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Aerospace Engr
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI with Poly
Potential for Teleworking: No

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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




  • BS in Electrical Engineering or other engineering degree with extensive EE experience

  • 10 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


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 For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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