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Principal Software Engineer

Job ID: 218320
Location: EL SEGUNDO, CA, United States
Date Posted: Jun 1, 2021
Category: Software
Subcategory: SW Engineer
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

Description

SAIC is looking for an experienced and highly motivated Software Engineer in our Los Angeles Air Force Base in El Segundo, CA to support the Enterprise Mission Assurance Team (EMAT).  The EMAT ensures the Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) space vehicles, launch vehicles, and ground control systems built properly to perform reliably over the systems mission life.  The EMAT’s mission is to deliver technically superior risk assessments and smart risk mitigation options to assure SMC space systems’ mission success in support of the joint warfighter and the nation.  The SMC Engineering Directorate (SMC/EN) maintains the EMAT to provide an independent assessment of program risks and risk mitigation options to SMC leadership for designated SMC launch vehicles, space vehicles, and ground control systems.  The EMAT acts independently from the programs under its review, and the SMC/CC is the final authority for directing and authorizing reviews by the EMAT.
Responsibilities include:
  • Support the software Panel by providing technical assistance in the area of space and launch vehicle propulsion systems.
  • Technical evaluation and risk assessments of electrical units in the following subsystems: Satellite or Ground Station Software systems.
  • Technical evaluation of all Space Vehicle (SV) line/shop replaceable units and components design, development, analysis and testing of performance, pedigree or End Item Data Package review and evaluation, anomaly review and evaluation, flight-worthiness and risk assessment.
  • Advisory and Assistance Services (A&AS) support, including subject matter expertise (SME), in support of EMAT mission areas as directed in SMC-G-1201, SMC-G-1202, SMC-G-1203, and SMC-G-1204.
  • Ensures that SMC space vehicles, launch vehicles, and ground systems were built properly to perform reliably over the system’s mission life.
  • Support IPTs in developing draft charts in support of Readiness Reviews described in those guides.
  • Perform peer reviews as a member of the technical panel on space vehicles, control segments, and launch vehicles developed by SMC s prime contractors, sub-contractors, and vendors.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree is required and limited to Computer Science
  • Active Secret Clearance
  • Minimum 10+ years of hands-on design, build, code, or test experience in one or more of the following arears:  Launch Vehicle, Satellite or Ground Station Software
  • Significant experience in performing risk analysis and mitigation on Space Vehicles or Launch Vehicle solid and liquid propulsion systems and its subsystem components using DoD approved risk analysis process.
  • Extremely motivated individual who is a self-starter and a team player.
  • Demonstrated experience in executing tasks in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrated experience with team leadership, and program/project management.



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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