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GPS Transition Engineering Advisor

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Job ID: 2118253
Location: COLORADO SPRINGS, CO, United States
Date Posted: Apr 26, 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
Potential for Remote Work:
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Job Description

Description

SAIC is seeking a GPS Operations Transition Technical Adviser for the Global Positioning System (GPS) Systems Engineering and Integration (SE&I) Team in Colorado Springs, CO. The GPS SE&I Team provides specialized engineering, analysis, operations support, and subject matter expertise to Space Systems Command (SSC) and other GPS customers.  The Team also provides systems engineering and analysis services to include system development, enterprise and system architecture, acquisition, testing, operations, and sustainment support for existing and new capabilities. Team members provide an enterprise perspective for identification and review of risks and risk mitigation plans and work to institutionalize systems engineering best practices across the SSC. 
Major duties of this position include:
  • Provides Analytics for Transition execution with key insights in Data Migration and Synchronization Accuracy, and Operational Control Segment-Next (OCX) Transition Performance Criteria and Transition Comparison Tolerances
  • Analyzes and leads coordination of the eight (8) required Transition Comparison Tool SME Teams to include: Commanding, GPS Information Network (GIN) IN Zero Age of Data (ZAOD) Products, Ephemeris and Clock (Pre/Post Processed), Navigation Uploads, High Accuracy Navigation User (HANU) message files, Navigation Warfare (NAVWAR) Schedule Processing, Processed S-Band Telemetry, and Operational Limits and Thresholds 
  • Plans, integrates and makes technical recommendations in the execution of GPS Transition to Operations activities to create a seamless transition from Architectural Evolution Plan (AEP) to OCX 
  • Coordinates with government and external test organizations to integrate and synchronize test and transition activities
  • Assesses and provides technical recommendations to the GPS Transition Director based upon analysis, test, and observation of OCX system performance and readiness for operations, coordination with developers, government customers, and fellow SE&I team members

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 20+ years of relevant experience
  • Current DoD Top Secret Security Clearance with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI Clearance
  • Knowledge of GPS Operations, Sustainment, Test, and Transition
  • Development or sustainment engineering knowledge of OCX and/or AEP 
  • Knowledge of development lifecycle, project integration, and stakeholder processes  
Desired Qualifications
  • Master or Doctorate in technical field, such as Engineering, Math, or Sciences
  • Active TS/SCI Clearance
  • Direct experience managing operational transitions and fielding of complex systems 
  • AF acquisition professional education


Target salary range: $175,001 - $185,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.

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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