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OPIR & Weather Data Exploitation Systems Engineer

Job ID: 209184
Location: EL SEGUNDO, CA, United States
Date Posted: Oct 22, 2020
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Specialty Engr
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI with Poly
Potential for Remote Work: No

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Job Description

Description

SAIC is currently looking for a systems engineer to provide technical advisory support to the US Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center Development Corps (DC) Technical Evolution Branch at Los Angeles AFB, CA. SMC/DC acquires Overhead Persistent Infrared (OPIR) and Weather space systems to support military and intelligence community users.



The successful candidate will engage with potential end users of the OPIR and Weather system data and provide technical systems engineering solutions to support exploitation of OPIR and Weather system data.

 
   

Key Duties/Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Utilizing knowledge of OPIR and Weather systems, work with Government team to identify potential users of the system data; manage user engagement rolodex/contact list

  • Perform User Engagement to solicit end user focus areas and needs, translate needs into requirements that will be provided to the Broad Area Announcement (BAA) Data Exploitation project process

  • Assist government program managers in utilizing earned value management principles and techniques to assist in the management of projects technical baseline utilizing earned value project performance metrics for cost and schedule

  • Provide input for the BAA Data Exploitation project RFP documents, participate in BAA Industry Days

  • Provide input on BAA project award selection based on end user needs and support the technical evaluation of data exploitation projects

  • Assist government project officers in program management of BAA data exploitation projects to ensure project success from technical, cost and schedule perspective.  Identify programmatic issues and recommend resolution plans to government project officer

  • Assist government in testing and evaluation of BAA data exploitation projects at the RS Tools, Applications and Processing (TAP) Laboratory and assist in project assessment for follow-on deployment at the OPIR Battlespace Awareness Center (OBAC) based on project success and mission utility for end users

  • Develop strategic roadmap for desired data exploitation projects; support the development of projects and work with Government team to develop post-development plans

 

Qualifications

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelors (STEM) and nine (9) years or more of related experience -OR- Masters and seven (7) years or more of related experience -OR- PhD or JD and four (4) years or more of related experience

  • OPIR and Weather enterprise understanding

  • Satellite system data exploitation experience

  • DoD Acquisition experience – provide ideas to accelerate implementation

  • Demonstrated experience leading user requirement development

  • Excellent interpersonal, leadership, team building and problem solving skills with a demonstrated ability to be effective in a government/contractor team environment

  • Demonstrated application of advanced technical principles, theories, and concepts

  • Ability to recommend/make decisions on project work matters and ensures effective achievement of program, project, or organizational objectives

  • Ability to work proactively, independently as a member of a highly effective technical team while developing approaches to solutions

DESIRED EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:

  • Transformational thinking – innovative, entrepreneurial, business development

  • Familiar with Air Force rapid contracting methodologies such as the Space Enterprise Consortium Other Transaction Authority process (SpEC-OTA) or rapid application deployment facilities such as Catalyst Campus

  • Familiar with the concepts of AI, Deep Learning, & Machine Learning algorithms and their use in space-based analysis

  • Familiar with the phenomenology and military usage of the radar to infrared portions of the electromagnetic spectrum

  • Experience working in a systems engineering and technical support (SETA) role

  • Experience in OPIR & Weather sensors and processing

  • Experience in Systems Engineering of Space Systems programs

  • Experience mentoring/advising less experienced staff




Overview

SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit saic.com or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.

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