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GPS Ground Segment Deputy

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Job ID: 202258
Location: EL SEGUNDO, CA, United States
Date Posted: Mar 16, 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: None
Potential for Teleworking: No

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Job Description

Description

Make a difference for National Security by joining a team of dedicated professionals in El Segundo, CA who assist the US Air Force in developing and deploying the next generation of Global Positioning System (GPS) satellites, ground systems and handheld and integrated navigation receivers.  These systems enable the military to perform precision operations, as well as enable global air, automotive and naval transportation by providing continuous navigation and time data to ensure efficient travel.

 

SAIC in support of our GPS Systems Engineering & Integration (SE&I) team has an immediate need for a Control Segment Deputy. This individual will be a Senior Systems Engineer with experience in Department of Defense (DoD) and GPS programs. The qualified applicant will become a member of SAIC’s GPS SE&I Management team. The GPS SE&I Team provides specialized engineering, analysis, operations support, and subject matter expertise to the GPS Directorate and other GPS customers. The team also provides systems engineering and analysis services to include system development, enterprise and system architecture, acquisition, testing, operations and sustainment support for existing and new capabilities. Major duties of the position include:

  • Coordinating ground integration requirements for Architecture Evolution Plan (AEP), Launch & Checkout Capability (LCC), GPS III Contingency Operations services (COps) and Next Generation Operational Control System (OCX)
  • Applying systems engineering best practices to identify derived requirements from government specifications and interface control documents, and assist with translating requirements into tasks for hardware and software developers
  • Supporting the GPS Directorate in defining, capturing, and maintaining the technical, schedule, and cost risks throughout the system lifecycle and developing risk mitigation courses of action and assessing impacts of risks and proposed changes
  • Interacting with contractor and government leads to ensure that all system and interface requirements are consistent and valid across the GPS Enterprise
  • Creating systems engineering documents for supported development, including System Engineering Master Plan, System or Segment Design Document, and Integrated Master Schedule and associated requirements traceability matrices
  • Collaborating with prime contractors, other support contractors, government civilians, and members of the U.S. Air Force

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Aeronautical, Communications Engineering (technical), Math or Physics
  • Current DoD Secret Security Clearance
  • 9+ years of system engineering experience with space and ground segments with a proven delivery record
  • Strong, proactive leader who takes the initiative to identify, own and solve customer challenges
  • Experience with requirements and interface management, risk management and configuration management
  • Experience working with Air Force/DoD customers in an acquisition environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills as well as organizational skill
  • GPS experience

 Desired Qualifications:

Master’s Degree Electrical Engineering, Aeronautical, Communications Engineering (technical), Math or Physics
•Current DoD Top Secret Security Clearance

Desired Qualifications

 



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