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Survivability Engineer, Principal (Horizon)

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Job ID: 2013258
Location: EL SEGUNDO, CA, United States
Date Posted: Jun 11, 2021
Category: Defense/Intel
Subcategory: Intel Analyst
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % 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


SAIC is seeking a seasoned engineer and to provide technical intelligence support to programs for the Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center, Special Programs Directorate (SMC/SP). SMC/SP equips U.S. forces with space control systems to gain, maintain, and exploit space superiority. The directorate 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 mission area experience and extensive experience in space system vulnerability analysis, survivability effectiveness methodologies, and the ability to translate program technical requirements into survivability products to support acquisition decisions. The successful candidate will have excellent communication and team skills and expected to continually balance and adjust work priorities to meet short term work suspense and rapidly evolving customer needs in coordination with mission partners. The position is based in Los Angeles, CA. 


Job Responsibilities: 

• Oversees modeling and simulation analysis and production of survivability products for ongoing projects and serves as liaison between project management and mission partners. 

• Develops acquisition intelligence documentation to support milestones. 



  • Bachelor of Science degree in relevant discipline and minimum of 5+ years of experience in modeling and simulation within the DoD and IC enterprise
  • Active Top Secret/SCI clearance. Must be willing to obtain a Polygraph. 

Desired Skills: 

  • 10+ years of experience in intelligence analysis within the DoD and IC enterprise
  • Experience with methodology development for space system survivability, kill-chain analysis and effectiveness analysis
  • Master's Degree in related field, PMP certification








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