Falcon Ground Support Lead

  • SAIC, Inc
  • El Segundo, CA 90245, USA
  • Jan 04, 2021

Job Description



SAIC is currently looking for a Systems Engineer to provide oversight for ground support equipment in support to the Falcon launch Vehicle (SpaceX).  The position will provide support to the Space and Missile Center (SMC) Launch Directorate (ECL) in El Segundo CA.  This position will report directly to the Falcon SE&I team lead as part of the Key Personnel leadership team for the effort.

Job Specific Responsibilities:

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 digital electrical power distribution, control and transmission devices, signal processing, electromagnetic compatibility and interference, electrical & mechanical ground support equipment, materials and properties, and contamination control.


Required Education and Experience:

  • Clearance level: Secret
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or STEM field
  • At least 15 years of experience as a system engineer with background and knowledge in ground support equipment
  • Have an understanding of SpaceX’s launch vehicle processes and practices, launch site preparations flow and day-of-launch procedures
  • Have a general understanding of the SpaceX’s launch vehicle 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 Education and Experience: 
  • Masters degree in Engineering or STEM Field
  • Quality engineering certifications
  • INCOSE certification
  • Work proficiently on unusually complex technical problems and provide solutions which are highly innovative and ingenious