Systems Engineer

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

Job Description



SAIC is currently looking for Systems Engineers to support System Engineering & Integration (SE&I) activities for the Launch Enterprise (ECL) at Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC). The ECL SE&I Team provides specialized engineering, analysis, operations support, and subject matter expertise to the SMC/ECL Directorate.  This position is located at El Segundo, CA.  Key aspects of this position 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.

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

  • Areas of specialization: Guidance and Navigation systems, control systems, communications systems, digital communication protocol, electrical power distribution, control and transmission devices, signal processing, Instrumentation, electromagnetic compatibility and interference, electrical interfaces, avionics electronics, and Electrical Ground Support Equipment.

  • Other areas of specialization:  test tools, engines, mechanical devices, turbines, propulsion and fluids, Materials and Properties, contamination control, ordnance, Mechanical Ground Support Systems, life support systems, and environmental control.


Required Qualifications & Experience: 

  • Bachelors (STEM) and ten (10) years or more of experience as systems engineer, technical PM or other related areas
  • Clearance level: TS/SCI
  • Working knowledge of space launch systems and processes, launch site preparations flow and day-of-launch procedures
  • General understanding of the NSSL vehicle launch interface requirements, launch transportation and processing requirements
  • 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 (STEM)
  • INCOSE Certification
  • Work proficiently on unusually complex technical problems and provide solutions which are highly innovative and ingenious
  • Acquisition Experience
  • Model-Based Systems Engineering Experience