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Job ID: 205951
Location: EL SEGUNDO, CA, United States
Date Posted: Aug 11, 2020
Category: Software
Subcategory: SW Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No

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Job Description


Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) is the center of technical excellence for developing, acquiring, fielding, and sustaining military space systems.  SAIC supports SMC’s mission and is currently looking for Systems Engineers to conduct research, analysis, planning, engineering, and valuation activities for the Production Corps at SMC. Tasks will include independently identify high-risk areas associated with development and production of space systems.  Research shall establish benefits, impacts, and risks associated with technical decisions in order to reduce, mitigate, and avoid negative impacts to the Mission Area programs as well as the associated users and stakeholders with a focus on process and integration improvement.  This position is located at Los Angeles AFB, CA.  Key aspects of this position will include the following:
  • Technical Planning
  • Development and Planning Analysis
  • Technical Development
  • System Implementation
  • Technical Assessment
  • Technical Research and Analysis
  • Training, Operations, Product and Logistics Assessment
  • Data Management Analysis 

Job Specific Responsibilities:

  • Analyze and provide recommendations on RDT&E and Production Corps software programs to perform technical planning for the Production Corps, associated SMC Corps, and Mission Areas
  • Analyze current and future software requirements, threats, constraints, and trends
  • Research and provide assessments and recommendations on the effects of the latest guidance applications, streamlining, and standardization of systems to include assessing technical performance, cost, schedule, risk, and contractual issues and considerations. 

  • Research and assess technical developments for RDT&E and Production Corps software programs providing recommendations to integrate systems at the enterprise level and across the Production Corps, associated SMC Corps, and Mission Areas.

  • Research, analyze, and document risks and issues to recommend improvements for software programs including system designs, standards, specifications, networks, solutions, components, applications, systems, tools, configurations, processes, and technologies. 

  • Perform software engineering and technical analyses for system implementation for the Production Corps including integration across the SMC Corps and Mission Areas. 

  • Research, analyze, and conduct software technical assessments of multiple programs for successful deployment and integration throughout the respective programs, associated SMC Corps, and Mission Areas. 

  • Research, analyze, and conduct software technical assessments, analyses, studies, reports, reviews, estimates, surveys, and investigations to document program performance.

  • Research, analyze, and provide recommendations to deconflict and field numerous concurrent projects with new capabilities delivered by the Production Corps with minimal impacts to warfighters, users, and operators. 

  • Research, analyze, conduct analysis of alternatives with recommended solutions, and develop code for an Integrated Data Environment (IDE) application that can track, visualize, and analyze programmatic information with the ability to manage mission capability as an enterprise as SMC re-architects into SMC 2.0 on an agile development basis 

  • May lead and direct the work of others.



  • Bachelor's degree (STEM) and nine (9) years or more of related experience or Masters and 7+ years of related experience
  • Clearance level: DoD Secret
  • 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


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 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has pro forma annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For more information, visit 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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