Job ID: 2208637
Location: EL SEGUNDO, CA, United States
Date Posted: Jul 1, 2022
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Specialty Engr
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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SAIC seeks a principle level Main Payload Systems Engineer to provide technical advisory support to the US Space Force Space Systems Command (SSC).This position is in El Segundo, CA . SSC acquires Overhead Persistent Infrared (OPIR) and Weather systems to support Military and Intelligence users. Spacecraft systems engineering and systems development/test/integration experience is required. Knowledge of a major US government satellite program is desired.
The successful candidate will primarily monitor the payload subcontractor and it’s subcontractors on the execution of their contract. The candidate will monitor the execution of the systems engineering processes the USAF Space Force OPIR development, production, sustainment, and future programs to ensure compliance with the technical requirements on contract and all the mission assurance practices.
The candidate will evaluate new contract solicitations and monitor program technical execution against the Systems Engineering Plan, Integrated Master Plan, Integrated Master Schedule, and evaluate CDRLs for compliance with applicable SC, Air Force Space Command, Headquarters Space Force and DoD policies, guidance, and strategy, technical approach and requirements, acquisition policy and guidance, milestones, forecasts, and risk assessment.
FREEDOM TO ACT: Works under only general direction. Independently determines and develops approach to solutions. Work is reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. IMPACT: Contributes to completion of specific programs and projects. Failure to obtain results or erroneous decisions or recommendations would typically result in serious program delays and considerable expenditure of resources. LIASON: Frequent inter-organizational and outside customer contacts. Represents organization in providing solutions to difficult technical issues associated with specific projects.
Must have at least five (5) years or more experience, Master and (3) or more experience, PhD and 0 years related experience
- Spacecraft Systems Engineering
- Paylod/Sensor development experience
- Ability to work on a virtual team
- Ability to work well with a different levels of management from interns, senior scientists, directors, Gov’t personnel and contractors
- Ability to self-direct with conflicting priorities
- Ability to explain complex ideas in simple terms
- Must have Secret Clearane and be able to obtain a TS/SCO
- Infrared sensor experience
- Firmware experience
- Optics experience
- Familiar with Air Force/mil standard specs and libraries.
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.
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