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Future Ground Senior Systems Engineer
El Segundo, CA

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Job Description

The Remote Sensing Systems Engineering & Integration (SE&I) team in El Segundo, CA has an immediate need for a Future Ground Deputy. This individual will be a Senior Systems Engineer with experience in Department of Defense (DoD) and Commercial Weather Space-Based and Weather Ground systems. This person will support the Exploitation & Data Dissemination team responsible for the development of a systems open architecture future ground framework that integrates Environmental (Weather) and Overhead Persistent Infrared (OPIR) capabilities. This individual will provide support to the Future Operational Resilient Ground Evolution (FORGE) efforts in support of the Space and Missile Systems Center Remote Sensing Directorate (SMC/RS). Major duties of the position include:

* Ensuring effective integration across space, ground, operations, and data exploitation activities and products; hardware and software, and all other aspects of systems and organizations within the Enterprise.
* Coordinating ground integration requirements for program of record, future ground, and acquisition planning elements across the RS Enterprise.
* Interacting with contractor and government leads to ensure that all system and interface requirements are consistent and valid across the SMC/RS Enterprise.
* Supporting the customer in defining, capturing, and maintaining the technical, schedule, and cost risks throughout the system lifecycle and developing risk mitigation courses of action and assessing impacts of risks and proposed changes.
* Developing, documenting, executing, integrating and evolving systems engineering processes as required to support SMC/RS systems engineering and integration efforts.
* Integrating data exploitation and weather activities over the lifecycle of systems within the Enterprise including pre-contractual, development and production, and operations and sustainment.
* Developing acquisition-related briefings, plans, papers, and other documentation in support of SMC/RS decision making.
* Collaborating with prime contractors, other support contractors, government civilians, and members of the U.S. Air Force.
* Supporting Weather Mission planning and managing interdependencies, identifying disconnects between integration products (schedules, risks, contracts, etc), providing Government leadership with action plans for resolution, and assisting the Government in executing selected solutions.
* Interacting with contractor and government leads to ensure that all system and interface requirements are consistent across the SMC/RS Enterprise.

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