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Instrument Systems Engineer Lead

Job ID: 2015676
Location: LANHAM, MD, United States
Date Posted: Oct 1, 2020
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Specialty Engr
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No

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Job Description

Description

SAIC is seeking an Instrument Systems Lead Engineer on the OMES II contract in support of the Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) program at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. The position is located in Lanham, MD.


This position is temporarily remote due to COVID-19.


The Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) is the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) next-generation operational Earth observation program that acquires and distributes global environmental data primarily from multiple polar-orbiting satellites. The program plays a critical role to NOAA's mission to understand and predict changes in weather, climate, oceans and coasts, and the space environment, which support the Nation's economy and protect lives and property.
 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Oversight of Instrument Design
  • Coordinate Instrument integration and testing ensuring costs, risks and schedules align
  • Collection and synthesis of objective technical information relevant to the current instrument development phase
  • Identification, mitigation, and resolution of technical risks and/or issues impacting instrument development
  • Organization and prioritization of Project technical resources to effectively address multiple issues in a given time frame
  • Identification and advocacy to project and program management of best practices to achieve mission success

Qualifications

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: 

  • Bachelors degree and eighteen (18) years or more experience; Masters and sixteen (16) years or more experience.
  • 12 years of applicable direct experience with earth-observing instrument flight hardware is required
  • Satellite Instrument Design, Integration and Test Experience
  • Experience with NASA flight system development practices and approaches is required

 

DESIRED EXPERIENCE

  • Proven ability to organize teams and coordinate work across multiple areas simultaneously is required.


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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