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Mission Lead

Job ID: 214089
Location: VANDENBERG AFB, CA, United States
Date Posted: Apr 16, 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 with Poly
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description

Description

SAIC is hiring a Mission Lead who will provide launch management and integration support to Government mission managers in all phases of planning and execution of satellite-to-launch vehicle integration for Government.  Responsibilities include program plan development and maintenance, mission unique requirements identification, monitoring and verification, ECP incorporation to include change definition, technical evaluation, and launch operations planning and execution.
 

Specific Duties

  • Provides critical mission services to government Mission Manager executing the launch mission integration process. 
  • Works on all aspects of launch from initial planning meetings through launch base operations and Day of Launch.
  • Guides the direction of all mission working groups, to include: mission integration, ground operations, flight operations, trailblazer planning/execution, and Day-of-Launch.
  • Provides technical services for mission program reviews, integrated schedule development/management, rehearsal support, and daily status reporting.
  • Develops launch mission planning tasks and develops key program documentation.
  • Guides the development of all satellite to launch vehicle interface requirements.
  • Reviews and provides technical evaluations of key mission documents to include Interface Requirements Documents, (IRDs), Interface Control Documents (ICDs), and launch base requirements and procedures.
  • Tracks all requirements verification documentation in execution of the launch campaign.
  • Develops and reviews technical assessments and presentations for senior leadership reviews.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors and fourteen (14) years or more experience; Masters and twelve (12) years or more experience; PhD or JD and nine (9) years or more experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in one or more of the following areas:  Launch Vehicles and Subsystems, Space and Ground systems, or Launch Site activities.
  • Security Clearance required: TS/SCI with 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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