Project Integration Launch Site Engineer II

  • SAIC, Inc
  • El Segundo, CA 90245, USA
  • Aug 18, 2020

Job Description



SAIC is currently looking for Project Integration Engineers to provide management and oversight of SE&I activities for the Launch Enterprise (ECL) at SMC. This position is located at El Segundo, CA. Key aspects of this oversight will include the following:

  • Requirements Validation

  • Test & Integration

  • Launch Vehicle, Payload and Launch Site Integration

  • Day of Launch Activities

  • Launch Mission Assurance activities, in cooperation with FFRDC

  • Launch Integration Scheduling

  • Coordination with launch providers, satellite developers, associate contractors, FFRDC, and launch program office teams

Job Specific Responsibilities:

  • Analyzing and reviewing designs and test plans, processes, procedures, functional and data requirements analysis, system analysis, and documentation preparation for complex systems.

  • Provides systems engineering to include risk assessment, monitoring and reporting on status of projects, console operations, operations and maintenance of launch sites and support facilities.

  • Performs launch site and support facility integration.

  • Evaluates launch site and support facilities architecture plans, provides configuration management and manages the baselines for communication, video, data transmission, emergency management, power, HVAC, structural,
    water/sewage, other systems upgrades and proposed modifications.

  • Conducts systems engineering analyses, planning, design reviews, and studies to identify methods for fulfilling user requirements based on existing capabilities.

  • Conducts engineering analyses, planning, design reviews, and
    studies to identify requirement shortfalls and provide capability assessments, concepts of operations, and risk assessments to ensure launch site and support facility readiness to meet mission needs.

  • Conducts launch site and support facility project management, surveillance, testing and quality control inspections.

  • Updates drawings, systems configuration, checklists, systems specifications, equipment demarcations, and life expectancy of associated equipment. 

  • Maintains continuity products containing facility and system reports, schedules, work orders, facility layouts, drawings/schematics including redlines, and relevant electronic files for ancillary equipment in support of missions.


Required Qualifications & Experience:

  • Secret Clearance
  • Bachelor degree in Mechanical/Aerospace engineering or Bachelor degree in related STEM field with eight (8) years experience in the following relevant areas:
    1. Experience involving NSSL launches or experience involving launch vehicles used in NSSL launches or similar category with other federal agencies such as NASA, NOAA, NSA, etc.
    2. Experience involving launch vehicles used in NSSL launches or similar category with commercial launches, or experience involving launch vehicles used orbital launches other than those described in 1 above.
    3. Experience involving ballistic missile launches, launch process and operations experience, mission integration experience, experience involving ground systems, experience involving other than launch vehicle propulsion comparable to launch propulsion.
  • 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.
  • Possess solid working knowledge of launch complex systems and familiarity with launch program requirements.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Master Degree in a STEM related field
  • INCOSE Certification