Subj Matter Specialist - Risk Management (LA) - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

El Segundo
United States


Duties and responsibilities:



SAIC is currently looking for Project Engineers to support launch system SE&I activities for the Launch Enterprise (ECL) at SMC. This position is located at El Segundo, CA. Key aspects of this oversight will include the following:

  • Requirements Validation
  • Test & Integration

  • Launch Vehicle, Payload and Launch Site Integration

  • Day of Launch Activities

  • Launch Mission Assurance activities, in cooperation with FFRDC

  • Launch Integration Scheduling

  • Coordination with launch vehicle providers, satellite developers, associate contractors, FFRDC, and launch program office teams.

Job Specific Responsibilities:

  • Provides technical risk analysis of launch service providers (LSP) risk management process, design, manufacturing, and quality management processes and implications on Government mission assurance requirements.
  • Develop 5x5 risk matrix for Government review and decision making based on probability (likelihood) of occurrence and impact on cost, schedule, and performance requirements of the program.
  • Monitor and track risks, and provide analysis of developments/status of risk management boards and other meetings.
  • Develop recommendations to the government based on analysis of control and mitigation strategies.


Required Qualifications & Experience:
  • Secret Clearance Required
  • Bachelors (STEM) and ten (10) years experience with eight (8) years or more of related experience in the following areas:
    1. Experience involving NSSL launches or experience involving launch vehicles used in NSSL launches or similar category with other federal agencies such as NASA, NOAA, NSA, etc.
    2. Experience involving launch vehicles used in NSSL launches or similar category with commercial launches, or experience involving launch vehicles used orbital launches other than those described in 1 above.
    3. Experience involving ballistic missile launches, launch process and operations experience, mission integration experience, experience involving ground systems, experience involving other than launch vehicle propulsion comparable to launch propulsion.
  • Familiarity with SMC/ECL programs and space vehicle and launch vehicle system design.
  • Familiarity with the SMC/ECL risk review and management process
  • Knowledge of range requirements and risk management experience
  • Knowledge of DoD risk management guide and industry standards

Desired Education and Years of Experience:

  • Masters in STEM field 

Desired Certifications:

  • INCOSE Certification

Desired Qualifications and Experience:

  • Work proficiently on unusually complex technical problems and provide solutions which are highly innovative and ingenious.