Quality Management Senior Hardware Engineer - Military veterans preferred

SAIC (www.saic.com)


  full-time   employee

Colorado Springs
United States


SAIC is seeking a Quality Management Senior Hardware Engineer to support installation, operations, maintenance, repairs, and modification of equipment in support of the Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station (CMAFS), by performing a variety of maintenance and technical support on products, such as equipment, integrated systems, and subsystems, and software at customer and field locations 24/7. 

The NISSC II effort establishes requirements for OM&S that support classified communications and processing for Command and Control (C2) capability in organizational work centers at Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station (CMAFS), Peterson Air Force Base (PAFB), Colorado; Offutt AFB (OAFB), Nebraska; Vandenberg AFB (VAFB), California; and other sites, worldwide.  This specific position will have a place of performance in Colorado Springs.


The goal of the Technical Baseline Quality Management Service is to incrementally increase baseline integrity and completeness and to reduce the Artifact Defects, redlines, and discrepancies (gaps) of the technical baseline artifacts for CCIC2S and Legacy Space C2 systems. The qualified candidate’s duties range from on-the ground technician support to management of technical teams overseeing the hardware engineering teams. Must conduct technical analysis of product implementations, modifications and enhancements IAW specific customer specifications, troubleshoot technical problems and issues, determines technical solution IAW product and customer specifications, and recommend courses of actions to customer representatives. Assess product needs IAW customer specifications.

Specific duties, may include, but not be limited to:
  • Lead Technical Baseline Quality Management Service for the customer.

  • Ensures required documentation and digital system models reflect systems changes

  • Support system integration for incorporating new capabilities into the CMAFS mission center

  • Conduct assessment of baseline integrity and completeness

  • Assess any pre-existing backlog discrepancies
  • Perform annual assessments of baseline integrity and completeness

  • Update and deliver the Baseline Description Document

  • Evaluate, fix, and deliver artifact updates
  • Update and deliver technical baseline artifacts
  • Review and update Mission Assurance Center system administration and maintenance procedures and checklists as needed

  • Facilitate closure of technical baseline Artifact Defects

  • Conducting site surveys; assesses and documents current site network configuration and site-unique requirements

  • Recommending specifications for hardware acquisitions

  • Preparing engineering plans


Technical Skills and Background Experience Requirements:
  • Secret clearance required.
  • Excellent technical and communications skills to effectively interface with internal and external customers at all levels.

  • DoD Architecture Framework (DoDAF) Experience

  • System of Systems integration experience

  • Ability to work in a high visibility environment, focused on 24/7 mission availability, and quickly respond to customer direction/requests.

  • Bachelors and five (5) years or more experience; Masters and three (3) years or more experience; PhD and 0 years related experience, Five (5) or more years of technical training or equivalent, may be accepted in lieu of a degree

Desired Skills: 
  • IP LAN/WAN Networking design

  • Fiber Optic Backbone Experience

  • Hardware document control experience

  • Experience in cable plant design (Fiber Optic, Ethernet, RF, etc.)

  • Experience with supporting Operations and Maintenance Flight requirements

  • Experience working in a mixed (Government and contractor) crew environment and adhere to a mission critical schedule.

  • Experience in Agile Development methodologies as they apply to Systems Engineering (especially in decomposing requirements from Epic, through Feature, to Story levels)

  • Experience in algorithm development

  • Requirement Validation

  • Development of Concept of Operations (CONOP), System Requirements (SRD), and Interface Control (ICD) documents

  • System Modeling experience (static, dynamic, and parametric)

  • Experience with ITW/AA mission systems in CMAFB

  • Familiarity with military customs and courtesies

Desired Qualifications