GPS Systems Engineer - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

El Segundo
United States


SAIC is seeking a systems engineer to join our diverse GPS Systems Engineering and Integration (SE&I) team. The GPS SE&I Team provides engineering, analysis, operations support, and subject matter expertise to the Global Positioning System and other Position, Navigation and Timing customers. Our team also provides systems engineering and analysis services toward current and future system design, development, architecting, acquisition, testing, operations, and sustainment support.  Team members also provide an enterprise perspective for identification and review of risks to GPS systems and capabilities and development of risk mitigation plans to address them. Major duties of the position include:

  • Develop strategic plans and concepts for future GPS and Position, Navigation and Timing (PNT) technologies and programs in support of GPS leadership Align GPS strategic plans with DoD and AF enterprise vision, warfighter constructs and plans for PNT and GPS
  • Identify PNT and GPS capability gaps and develop architectural concepts and plans for delivering capabilities to operations/warfighters
  • Capture engineering, architecture, requirements and design concepts in support of PNT science & technology needs, experiments, prototypes and programs of records
  • Conduct analysis of warfighting constructs, emerging requirements, and enabling technologies to recommend most viable strategic and technology vectors for increased GP resiliency, survivability, autonomy and cybersecurity
  • Document capabilities, requirements, architectures, concepts, designs and technologies in relation to current GP architectures and developments
  • Develop schedules in MS Project.
  • Collaborating with prime contractors, other support contractors, government civilians, and members of the U.S. Air Force


  • Bachelors degree with 2+ years’ related experience 
  • Extremely motivated individual who is a self-starter and works well in a team environment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to enable working, interfacing, and interrelating with diverse personnel and dynamic teams

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience with Space Systems (especially at Space and Missile Systems Center) and space and ground systems acquisition
  • Experience with GPS or PNT systems
  • Experience planning, executing and delivering space-related experiments and prototypes for space, ground or user equipment systems