Subj Matter Specialist Future Architecture

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

Job Description


Duties and responsibilities: 



SAIC is currently looking for Subject Matter Expert in Future Architecture to support launch system 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 vehicle providers, satellite developers, associate contractors, FFRDC, and launch program office teams

 Job Specific Responsibilities:

  • Conceptual thinking, advanced planning, architecture development, and analysis and review of: designs, processes, procedures, functional and data requirements, complex systems, and formal documentation and presentation of that analysis and review. Areas of specialization include analysis tools, rocket engines, mechanical devices, turbines, propulsion and fluids, materials and properties, contamination control, ordnance, mechanical ground support systems, and environmental control.
  • Ensure activities, technologies, and capabilities are planned, coordinated, and integrated.
  • Ensure activities, technologies, and capabilities are operationally ready in a timely manner for launch operations.
  • Applies an interdisciplinary, collaborative approach to plan, design, develop and verify a lifecycle balanced system of systems and system solutions.
  • Evaluates operational needs to define and coordinate system performance requirements, integrate technical parameters and assure compatibility of all physical, functional and program interfaces.
  • Develops the planning, organization, implementation and monitoring of requirements management processes, tools, risk, issues, opportunity management and technology readiness assessment processes.


Required Qualifications & Experience:

  • TS/SCI Required
  • Bachelors degree and ten (10) years or more of related experience in the following 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.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Masters in STEM field
  • INCOSE Certification