Senior Principle Launch Engineer - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

El Segundo
United States


Job Description:


Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide systems and technical engineering support to the U.S. Air Force Launch and Range programs.
  • Evaluation/design and performance assessments of launch vehicle and range systems and sub-system technologies.
  • Conduct and coordinate sub- system engineering review boards; develop and present reports summarizing assessments and results. Coordinate approval of reports and generate system-level risks from these review boards.
  • Evaluate and track system and sub- system issues and configuration changes.
  • Create/assess test plans against industry standards (SMC-S-016).
  • Review and evaluate the results of sub-system testing.
  • Interface with multiple teams and government organizations—coordinate multi-agency reports and studies to apply to current Air Force efforts.
  • Plan and support technical and schedule review meetings to include configuration control boards, technical review boards, and other systems review meetings as needed. Prepare and present briefings, data and results at the aforementioned meetings.
  • Consolidate and coordinate data and results from other team members and report directly on a routine basis with the AF customer. 



Required Education and Experience:

  • This position requires a minimum of a Bachelor’s of Science (B.S.) from an ABET accredited college with an emphasis of the following engineering disciplines: avionics or a major science such as math or physics & 10+years of qualified experience. 
  • In addition, the candidate should have a minimum of 8 years industry experience in the specific engineering discipline. Substitution of higher education (MS, PhD) will be considered for minimum experience requirements. Candidates should be able to work independently without significant oversight and direction.