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Orbital Warfare Mission Engineer

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Job ID: 2113251
Location: COLORADO SPRINGS, CO, United States
Date Posted: Nov 9, 2021
Category: Defense/Intel
Subcategory: Military Operations
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
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Job Description

Description

SAIC is seeking a seasoned profesional with Operations experience in Orbital Warfare on the Horizon Program to support the U. S. Space Force (USSF) in their efforts to develop and deploy next-generation and advanced capability space systems. Under the Special Programs (SP) Directorate at the Space Systems Command (SSC), this position - based in Colorado Springs, CO - provides operations and mission systems engineering thinking to  support development and fielding of a portfolio of programs designed to gain, maintain and exploit space superiority.  Ideal candidates will have a strong operations background in tactical operations centers and familiarity with systems engineering, technical program management and have the ability to continually balance and adjust work priorities to meet short term work suspense and rapidly evolving customer needs.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provides operations expertise to projects such as training, planning, tactical/operational orbital warfare analysis and documentation support, budgeting, systems design and testing, systems integration, or other similar efforts that require a thorough understanding of military force structure, operations, systems, capabilities, limitations, and employment. May provide support directly to military units as a subject matter expert. May develop and provide academic instruction, field training, or experiential training to include war games. Researches, identifies, and makes recommendations about military resources required for task execution and completion. Gathers, processes, and analyzes military tactical and operational data in support of planning and operations.

Contributes to the development of new concepts, techniques, and standards. Considered expert in field within the organization.

Develops solutions to complex problems, which require the regular use of ingenuity and innovation. Ensures solutions are consistent with organization objectives.

Work is performed without appreciable direction. Exercises considerable latitude in determining objectives and approaches to assignment.

Effects of decisions are long lasting and heavily influence the future course of the organization. Errors in judgment or failure to achieve results would result in the expenditure of large amounts of company resources.

Represents the organization as the prime technical contact on contracts and projects. Interacts with senior external personnel on significant technical matters often requiring coordination between organizations.

Qualifications

Bachelors and ten (10) years or more of related experience; Masters and eight (8) years or more experience ; PhD or JD and five (5) years or more experience.

Experience with USSPACECOM and JTF-SD

Experience with highly maneuverable (RPO Class) Spacecraft

Experience in the 3 Space Experiminatation Squadron or 3 Space Operations Squadron

Requires an active TS/SCI and willingness to consent to a Poly

Desired: Graduate of Advanced Orbital Mechanics Course



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Target salary range: $125,001 - $150,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


Overview

SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit saic.com.

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