Sr. Principal Systems Engineer, Cyber - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

El Segundo
United States


Job Description:


  • Provides architecture and systems engineering support to Government mission managers.
  • Responsibilities include risk management, configuration/data management, test and evaluation, and general systems engineering processes at the directorate level.
  • In addition, support for program plan development and maintenance, mission unique requirements identification, monitoring and verification, ECP incorporation to include change definition, technical evaluation, and future architecture and analysis efforts.


Job Duties:

  • Task lead supporting include risk management, configuration/data management, test and evaluation, and general systems engineering processes.
  • Provides critical mission architecture services to Government Mission Manager for future architecture and threat planning.
  • Develops a data repository for program documentation for data mining for technical documentation.
  • Develops and reviews technical assessments and presentations for senior leadership reviews.
  • Generates mission status reports and presentations for Weekly Staff Meeting, Executive Program Reviews, and mission status briefings for space control programs.
  • Reviews and provides technical evaluations to key mission contractual documentation.
  • Performs requirements planning tasks to include mission integration contract verification and validation, ECP forecasting, and technical evaluations.
  • Prepares contractor statement of works (SOWs) and technical evaluation of contractor proposals.





Required Education and Experience:


  • General understanding of system engineering processes and practices to include CM/DM and configuration management board processes.
  • Knowledge and experience with Sharepoint or Wikisite.
  • Skilled at facilitating objective review of issues and leading team through issue resolution process.
  • Ability to formulate defensible recommendations for customer on complex programmatic/technical issues in a fast-paced dynamic environment.
  • Must communicate effectively with senior management as well as employees at all levels; strong writing skills required.
  • 10+ years space vehicle and payload experience mandatory; Knowledge of system engineering processes and space control programs preferable.
  • Bachelors and 9+ yrs experience or Masters and 7+ or PhD and 4+ yrs exp.

Required Clearances:

  • Must currently obtain a TS/Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) - must be able to obtain a TS/SCI with Counter Intelligence (CI) Poly.