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GPS Senior Transition Engineer

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Job ID: 2118979
Location: COLORADO SPRINGS, CO, United States
Date Posted: Dec 8, 2021
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Systems Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
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 seeking a Senior Transition Engineer 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 the United States Space Force’s Space Systems Center (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 GPS Enterprise.  PARTIAL REMOTE, 2-3 DAYS ON SITE
 
Major duties of this position include:
  • Plans, integrates and makes technical recommendations in the execution of GPS Transition to Operations activities to create a seamless transition from Operation Control System (OCS) to Next Generation Operational Control System (OCX) and GPS IIIF satellites
  • Plans, integrates and makes technical recommendations in the sustainment of OCS, OCS Modifications, and the development of OCX
  • Manages Transition Director’s risks and drafts transition risks and opportunities for OCS, GPS IIIF, and OCX through the formal GPS Enterprise Risk Boards
  • Organizes and leads technical interchange meetings to determine activities and technical work necessary to support transition such as offline tools, comparison tool implementation, and creation of government transition procedures
  • Represents Transition Team and provides technical recommendations and system expertise support to SSC capability Integrated Product Teams
  • Integrates & makes technical recommendations and plans for: OCS, GPS SV Sustainability Modifications & Upgrades, GPS IIIF, OCX, and OCX3F

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and 9 years’ experience
  • Experience in military and/or space systems operations, acquisition, sustainment, and development
  • Current DoD Secret Security Clearance or higher
Desired Qualifications:
  • Master or Bachelor of Science in technical field, such as Engineering, Math, or Sciences
  • Direct experience managing operational transitions and fielding of complex systems 
  • PNT or GPS experience highly desired

COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees are required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. All SAIC employees must be fully vaccinated and they must submit proof of vaccination on their first day of employment. Prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at Contact Us and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Where work is performed strictly at a customer site, customer site vaccination requirements preempt SAIC's vaccination policy.
Target salary range: $135,001 - $145,000. 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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