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Principal Systems Engineer

Job ID: 2204829
Location: EL SEGUNDO, CA, United States
Date Posted: Apr 21, 2022
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Specialty Engr
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Top Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description

Description

SAIC is currently looking for an experienced systems engineer to provide support on the Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) Technical Services (STS) contract to SMC Development Corp (DC) Programs. The DC portfolio includes the Air Force’s Overhead Persistent Infrared (OPIR) and Environmental Monitoring space and ground systems across the full development and operational lifecycle.

The selected candidate will support systems engineering activities of the Enterprise

 

Integration Branch of the Advanced Development Division of the SMC Development Corp. The Space and Missile Systems Center Advanced Development Division (SMC/DCIA) serves as the center of gravity for all technology delivery and demonstration for the enterprise across multiple mission areas.  DCIA focuses on agile acquisition of hardware and software components ready for demonstration or insertion into a Program of Record, as well as multi-mission & mission-unique prototypes advancing state of the art operational capabilities.

Key Duties/Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Leverage experience and knowledge of systems for the development and execution of the Division level Risk Management Process to include authoring and annual review of the Risk Management Plan, facilitation of Risk Management Working Group and Risk Management Board meetings, drafting of meeting minutes, and participation in other organizations' Risk Management Activities.
  • Provide Systems Engineering and Acquisition support to include drafting solicitation documents such as RFPs and competition evaluation plans, supporting technical evaluations, providing program management guidance to the government program managers, and participation in weekly and monthly technical meetings chaired by the Division Chief Engineer.
  • Provide support to Director's Action Group to include tasker management (task analysis and prioritization, determination of responsibility, coordination, and closure) and weekly reporting coordination.

Qualifications

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelors (STEM) and nine (9) years or more of related experience -OR- Masters and seven (7) years or more of related experience -OR- PhD or JD and four (4) years or more of related experience
  • OPIR and Weather enterprise understanding
  • Satellite system data exploitation experience
  • DoD Acquisition experience – provide ideas to accelerate implementation 
  • Demonstrated experience leading user requirement development
  • Excellent interpersonal, leadership, team building and problem solving skills with a demonstrated ability to be effective in a government/contractor team environment
  • Demonstrated application of advanced technical principles, theories, and concepts
  • Ability to recommend/make decisions on project work matters and ensures effective achievement of program, project, or organizational objectives
  • Ability to work proactively, independently as a member of a highly effective technical team while developing approaches to solutions

DESIRED EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:

  • Experience working in a systems engineering and technical support (SETA) role
  • Experience using the SMC Lifecycle Management Process (LCMP) online tool as well as Confluence and JIRA
  • Experience in OPIR & Weather sensors and processing
  • Experience in Systems Engineering of Space Systems programs
  • Experience mentoring/advising less experienced staff
  • Must have a Top Secret Clearance and ability to obtain SCI

 

 

 

 

 



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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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