DescriptionJOB DESCRIPTION: 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. Responsibilities may include 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 include 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 include 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. Individual must possess thorough working knowledge of space launch systems and processes. Individuals in this role must have a thorough understanding of launch vehicle processes and practices, launch site preparations flow and day-of-launch procedures. Also, the individual must have a general understanding of the NSSL vehicle launch interface requirements, launch transportation and processing requirements.
QualificationsREQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors in a STEM area and eight (8) years or more experience; Masters in a STEM and six (6) years or more experience ; PhD or JD and two (2) years or more experience.
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 (Launch Site)
Space and Ground systems
Launch Site activities
Model-Based Systems Engineering