SAIC is seeking a Ground Software System Engineer on the OMES II contract in support of the OSAM-1
(On-orbit Servicing, Assembly, and Manufacturing) program in NASA’s Exploration
and In-Space Services Projects Division (formerly Satellite Servicing Projects
Division) at Goddard Space Flight Center. This position is located in
The OSAM-1 mission is a Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC)
Exploration and In-Space Services Projects Division (NExIS) managed mission.
OSAM-1 is a robotic servicing mission designed to refuel a Low Earth Orbit
(LEO) satellite. It contains 3 elements: the Flight Element comprised of the
OSAM-1 Servicing Vehicle (RSV) and development testbeds, the Ground Element
comprised of the systems required to conduct RSV operations and the supporting
networks and facilities, and the Launch Element comprised of the Launch Vehicle
and supporting facilities and services. NExIS is responsible for the design,
engineering, development, test and operations of the OSAM-1 Mission through an
integrated team at GSFC. The Servicing Payload design, development and RSV
integration will be conducted at GSFC.
This job is temporarily remote due to COVID-19.
JOB DESCRIPTION: Performs Systems Engineering activities related to Information Technology or Engineering including: concept of operations formulation, requirements definition, analysis and engineering, system architecting, system analysis and design, interface and data architectures, validation and verification, systems integration, system & operational performance analysis, Lifecycle cost analysis & estimation, decision analysis and physical configuration analysis (PCA) . Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints. Performs functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software or engineering specifications. Provides specific, detailed information for selection, implementation techniques, and tools for the most efficient solution to meet business needs, including present and future capacity requirements. From an information technology perspective, may be concerned with floor layout, power & cooling, data storage, infrastructure management, backup, monitoring, operating systems, directory services, identity management, access management, and automation. (It should be understood that this is not intended to be a detailed nor comprehensive description of any individual employee's job content. Managers set the specific duties and responsibilities for each employee). Applies extensive technical expertise and has full knowledge of other related disciplines. Receives assignments in the form of objectives and establishes goals to meet objectives. Provides guidance to subordinates to achieve goals in accordance with established policies. Work is reviewed and measured based on meeting objectives and schedules. Establishes and recommends changes to policies which affect subordinate organization(s). PROBLEM COMPLEXITY: Develops technical solutions to complex problems which require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity. FREEDOM TO ACT: Work is performed without appreciable direction. Exercises considerable latitude in determining technical objectives of assignment. Completed work is reviewed from a relatively long-term perspective for desired results. Exercises judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. IMPACT: Guides the successful completion of major programs. Erroneous decisions or recommendations would typically result in failure to achieve major organizational objectives. LIAISON: Represents organization as prime technical contact on contracts and projects. Interacts with senior external personnel on significant technical matters often requiring coordination between organizations.
Bachelors and nine (9) years or more experience; Masters and seven (7) years or more experience ; PhD or JD and four (4) years or more experience.
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