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Senior Mission Engineer

Job ID: 2013412
Location: COLORADO SPRINGS, CO, United States
Date Posted: Sep 19, 2020
Category: Software
Subcategory: SW Systems Engr
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No

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Job Description


SAIC has an immediate need for a Senior Mission Engineer to support the
Indicium Project Office for the Systems Simulation, Software and Integration (S3I) Directorate, Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado Springs, Colorado.  

The candidate will represent Indicium Communications Engineering and Security (ICES) organization which provides a wide range of services and solutions for network and communications connectivity to the Missile Defense Agency testing program.

Job Description:
  • Leading the effort to identify, collect, and refine support requirements for assigned Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) test events, in conjunction with the Event Operations Manager
  • Acting as primary POC during status and planning meetings for assigned BMDS test events
  • Creating and presenting briefing materials during status and planning meetings for assigned BMDS test events
  • Acting as an integrator and working with a group of multidisciplinary engineers to ensure BMDS test event requirements are faithfully met
  • Assisting the Event Operations Manager in the preparation and maintenance of funding ROMs for each assigned BMDS test event
  • Providing BMDS systems engineering expertise in support of the Chief Engineer, Infrastructure Manager, and Event Operations Manager


Required Education: Bachelors and nine (9) years or more of experience; four (4) years accepted in lieu of degree. 


Required Skills:

  • BMDS systems engineering experience
  • Demonstrated experience in using MS Office suite products
  • Demonstrated experience in the briefing of technical material to a varied audience
  • Knowledge of MDA hierarchy and leadership structure
  • Availability to work infrequent nights or weekends
  • Travel for team support to Huntsville, Alabama
    • 1-2 trips per year (1 week duration)
Desired Skills:
  • Experience with MDA Ground and Flight Test program
  • Experience with MDA Exercise program

Required Clearance:

  • Must have an active Secret Security Clearance.   


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