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Sr. Space Systems / Acquisition Engineer, Horizon 2 (TS/SCI)

Job ID: 1925741
Location: EL SEGUNDO, CA, United States
Date Posted: Feb 22, 2020
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Systems Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI with Poly
Potential for Teleworking: No

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Job Description

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:

SAIC is seeking a seasoned senior space systems engineer and acquisition professional to provide systems engineering, acquisition strategy, and technical support to the Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center, Directorate of Special Programs. SMC/SP equips U.S. forces with space control systems to gain, maintain, and exploit space superiority. It directs the planning, development, testing, deployment, and sustainment of a complex and dynamic portfolio of space superiority capabilities of the highest national priority. The position requires an individual with extensive experience in technical programs, technical program management, and systems engineering of large scale space and ground systems and/or new start technical demonstration space and ground systems, and manage program system safety needs. The successful candidate will have excellent communication and team skills. In addition, the candidate will be expected to continually balance and adjust work priorities to meet short term work suspense and rapidly evolving customer needs. The position is based in El Segundo, CA.   Qualified applicants must possess as active TS/SCI clearance and have a willingness to consent to a polygraph examination.

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Perform technical support and independent risk assessment and evaluation of program management execution, technical review execution (DoD 5000.02 framework), and systems engineering.
  • Assess program design and viability from a technical, perspective.
  • Coordinate Government activities and contractor, sub-contractor, and vendor oversight efforts throughout the system life-cycle.
  • Provide technical and acquisition support to Government and contractor milestone reviews to assess progress, issues, and requirements traceability.
  • Responsible for day-to-day management of various System and Space Safety Programs.
  • Ensure program level documentation is aligned with Directorate and higher headquarters guidance for program planning and execution.
  • Develops and evaluates program level documentation for SMC/SP assigned programs in support of Directorate leadership.
  • Engages and coordinates with SMC Center Staff, HQ AFSPC, and HQ USAF on behalf of Directorate leadership to resolve documentation issues in line with Directorate commander's intent and priorities.
  • Provides leadership advice on: acquisition strategies for next-generation systems; program execution issues and recommendations; strategic messaging to key operational and acquisition government, industry, and media stakeholders.

 

CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:

• Active TS/SCI clearance in JPAS or in-scope SSBI and with willingness to consent to a polygraph examination.


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Qualifications

REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND QUALIFICATIONS:

• BS Degree – Engineering in relevant discipline.

 

• 14+ years of technical program management, systems engineering, and acquisition within the areas of Space, Space Control, and Reconnaissance.

 

• Experience with rapid capability prototyping and/or fielding.

 

• Must be able to interface with all levels of functional/division acquisition offices to accomplish projects for the government program office.

 

• Must be able to work independently.

Desired Qualifications

 

DESIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • MS degree in relevant discipline
  • Certified Safety Professional or Professional Engineer
  • 4+ years of System Engineering experience
  • PMP, INCOSE CSEP, or SE certifications
  • Space control mission area experience



Overview

SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's most complex modernization and readiness challenges. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission solutions. Using our expertise in existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions. We are 23,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has pro forma annual revenues of nearly $6.5 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom. For SAIC benefits information, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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