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Junior Space Systems Engineers

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Job ID: 2117939
Location: EL SEGUNDO, CA, United States
Date Posted: Jan 27, 2022
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Systems Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Top Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI with Poly
Potential for Remote Work:
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Job Description

Description

SAIC is seeking junior level Systems Engineers on the Horizon Program to support to the US Space Force (USSF) in developing and deploying next-generation and advanced capability space systems under the Special Programs  Directorate at the newly named Space Systems Command (SSC) in El Segundo. 

Positions are available at various levels and require an active Security Clearance in order to support SSC’s portfolio of programs designed to gain, maintain and exploit space superiority in areas including space launch, global positioning, military space vehicle communications, defense meteorological space vehicles, range systems, space vehicle control networks, space-based infrared systems, and space situational awareness capabilities.  Ideal candidates must have the ability to interface with the government customer, manage technical programs and provide technical support throughout the engineering life cycle of operational and/or new start demonstration space and ground systems.

 

The following represents a general overview of duties and responsibilities.  

  • Support technical program management activities related to the execution of technology development and fielding in accordance with the DoD 5000.02 framework
  • Assist in the assessment of program design and viability from a technical perspective
  • Coordinate Government activities and contractor, sub-contractor, and vendor oversight efforts throughout the system life cycle
  • Provide technical and acquisition support to Government and contractor milestone reviews to assess progress, issues, and requirements traceability
  • Perform and oversee functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software or engineering specifications
  • Provide specific, detailed information for selection, implementation techniques, and tools for the most efficient solution to meet the program needs, including present and future capacity requirements
  • Provide support to the acquisition lifecycle and strategies for next-generation systems including program execution issues and recommendations

Positions can be filled at a Systems Engineer (Level 2) or Sr. Systems Engineer (Level 3) 

Salary Range offered is based on experience level

 

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Level 2 requires a BS Degree & 2+ years of related experience or a Master's
  • Level 3 requires a BS Degree & 5+ years of related experience or 3+ years with a Master's
  • Must have the ability to support technical programs throughout the engineering life cycle with experience/knowledge in one or more of the following areas:
    • Space / Ground Segment/Space Vehicle Systems Engineering, Design, and Architecture Development
    • Requirements and Verification
    • Specification Development
    • Interface Definition
    • Related Processes and Tools Development
  • Must be able to interface with Government customer and program office teams
  • Ability to continually balance and adjust work priorities to meet short-term work suspense and rapidly evolving customer needs.
  • Demonstrated ability to clearly communicate to team members, customers, and suppliers
  • Must be able to work independently

Requires an active clearance or in-scope SSBI and be willing to consent to a polygraph examination. Must satisfy criteria to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI Clearance which requires US Citizenship

Preferred Qualifications:

 

  • Active TS/SCI Clearance
  • Advanced Degree
  • Test Systems Engineering
  • Demonstrated team leadership 

 

 


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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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