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Launch Systems Engineer (LA)
El Segundo, CA

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Duties and responsibilities Summary:

SAIC is currently looking for Systems Engineers to support launch system SE&I activities for the Launch Enterprise (LE) Directorate at SMC. This position is located at Los Angeles AFB, CA. Key aspects of this oversight will include the following:

Requirements Management

Architecture Management

Technical Baseline Management

Requirements Management

Launch Vehicle Acquisition Support

Launch Mission Assurance activities, in cooperation with FFRDC

Launch Scheduling and Mission Assignments

Coordination with launch vehicle providers, satellite developers, associate contractors, FFRDC, and launch site teams

Job Specific Responsibilities:

Lead activities based on sound engineering and acquisition practices

Elicit and refine customer requirements

Ensure designs fully support requirements and are consistent with customer budget, schedule, risk profile and organizational/system constraints

Performs Systems Engineering activities including: concept of operations formulation, requirements definition, analysis and engineering, system architecting, system analysis and design, interface and data architectures, validation and verification, systems integration, system & operational performance analysis, Lifecycle cost analysis & estimation, and decision analysis. Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints. Performs functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software or engineering specifications. Provides specific, detailed information for selection, implementation techniques, and tools for the most efficient solution to meet business needs, including present and future capacity requirements.

Required Qualifications & Experience

Clearance level: DoD Secret; TS/SCI desired

Participated with senior managers to establish plans and objectives

Ability to recommend/make decisions on administrative or project work matters and ensures effective achievement of program, project, or organizational objectives

Desired Education and Years of Experience

Bachelors (STEM) and nine (9) years or more of related experience

Alternatives:

Masters and seven (7) years or more of related experience

PhD or JD and four (4) years or more of related experience

Desired Certifications

INCOSE Certification

Desired Qualifications and Experience

Work proficiently on unusually complex technical problems and provide solutions which are highly innovative and ingenious

Desired Technology Experience

Launch Vehicles and Subsystems (Avionics, Propulsion, Structures)

Space and Ground systems

Launch Site activities

Acquisition

Model-Based Systems Engineering

Qualifications

Desired Education and Years of Experience

Bachelors (STEM) and nine (9) years or more of related experience

Alternatives:

Masters and seven (7) years or more of related experience

PhD or JD and four (4) years or more of related experience

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Overview

SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nation's most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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