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Spacecraft Engineer, TS/SCI Cleared

Job ID: 212417
Location: CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Date Posted: Feb 19, 2021
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Specialty Engr
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

Description

SAIC is seeking a Senior Spacecraft Engineer to be responsible for a Systems Integration role as it relates to spacecraft concepts of operation, integrating design requirements into a Systems Architecture, evaluating capabilities and interfaces through the entire project and program life cycle for an exciting and innovative complex space and ground effort.

The successful candidate will work both independently and in a team based environment interfacing with the Space Segment provider and Ground Segment provider to ensure spacecraft are designed to successfully integrate into the system architecture while meeting customer mission objectives. Oversight includes analysis at the component and subsystem levels and overall spacecraft manufacturing, integration, and test.  Duties may adjust as the spacecraft progresses through design, development, integration, and test towards launch.

This position requires an active TS/SCI and is located in Chantilly, VA.

Job duties to include:

  • Work in an interactive team environment with Government customer leads, spacecraft developers, and other subject matter experts.
  • Apply engineering knowledge to support manufacturing, integration, and test of data handling and storage, primary communications, S-band communications, and communications security systems, subsystems, and components.
  • Confirm requirements verification by evaluating unit, subsystem, and vehicle performance and environmental test data, analysis, and inspection results.
  • Assess spacecraft subsystem technical performance within cost and schedule constraints.  Identify risks to program plans and schedules, and support development of corrective action plans.
  • Participate in Failure Review Boards (FRBs) to troubleshoot and resolve anomalies and test failures.  Develop mitigation plans and identify impacts to subsystems and spacecraft performance.
  • Assist in requirements development, and support requirements flow-down and traceability.  Assist with ensuring compliance to interfaces and standards, or ensure appropriate deviations/waivers are in place.
  • Evaluate system, subsystem and unit level design, as necessary, to determine if the design is both adequate to meet program requirements and cost effective.
  • Provide analysis support of mechanical, thermal, environmental, acoustic, shock, propulsion, mass properties, structural loads, stress, deployment, alignment, reliability, and mission assurance, to verify the satellite design will satisfy the system requirements.
  • Assist in preparation of RFP documentation (SOWs, CDRLs and specifications) and conduct ECP technical evaluations.
  • Apprise management and all program stakeholders of risk and issues early enough to be addressed

Qualifications

TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: 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.

Required Education, Experience, and Qualifications:

  • BS in Aerospace or Electrical Engineering, or similar technical discipline
  • 5 or more years of engineering experience with satellite bus systems (communications systems, communications security, data handling, data storage)
  • Experience working in a spacecraft system program office (SPO) or a satellite development facility
  • Strong background and experience with LEO spacecraft concepts, designs, capabilities, interfaces
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proven ability to work effectively both independently and in a team based environment
  • Demonstrated willingness to be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities
  • Ability to think-on-your-feet, adapt as situations change and make the best possible decisions with the information at hand
  • Strong multi-tasking and organizational skills

Desired Education, Experience, and Qualifications:  

  • MS in Engineering
  • Experience with multiple spacecraft programs and a variety of satellite busses
  • Experience with early life-cycle satellite engineering activities/milestones, spacecraft integration and test, and Launch and Initialization (L&I) activities
  • Specific IC Customer experience

Clearance Requirements:

  • Current TS/SCI clearance with ability to obtain a polygraph



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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