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Space Systems Engineer, Sr. Principal (Horizon)

Job ID: 2012353
Location: EL SEGUNDO, CA, United States
Date Posted: Oct 21, 2020
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Systems Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
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 seeking a seasoned senior level, Space Systems Engineer and acquisition professional to provide systems engineering, acquisition strategy, and technical support to the Air Force Space Security and Defense Program. SSDP performs analysis, requirements development and prototyping for future space system acquisitions. 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.

Key duties/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/SY assigned programs in support of Directorate leadership. Must be able to work independently.

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. Working location: Position is co-located with Air Force Customer in El Segundo, CA 

 

 

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Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering or relevant discipline and 14+ years of related experience in areas including technical program management, systems engineering, and acquisition within the areas of Space, Space Control, and Reconnaissance
  • Qualified applicants must possess as active TS/SCI clearance and have a willingness to consent to a polygraph examination



Desired Qualifications:

 

  • Master's Degree in engineering or a related field, Certified Safety Professional or Professional Engineer, 4 or more years of System Safety Engineering  PMP certification, INCOSE CSEP, SE Certificates.


 

Space Superiority Systems Directorate Overview: The Space Superiority Systems Directorate at Los Angeles Air Force Base, CA. equips U.S. forces with space control systems to gain, maintain, and exploit space superiority.  It has a multi-billion-dollar budget, 350-person program office, and 1.500-person industry team at multiple locations throughout the country to support operational systems worldwide.  It directs the planning, development, testing, deployment. And sustainment of a complex and dynamic portfolio of space-superiority capabilities of the highest national priority.  

 


 

 

 

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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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