Launch Configuration Manager (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:

  • Design, develop, and establish configuration and data management documents based on program requirements.
  • Responsible for establishing configuration identification, functional,
    allocated and product baselines, configuration control, status accounting, physical configuration audits, configuration management procedures and techniques, utilization, processing and technical documentation.
  • Analyzes proposed design changes to determine the effect on overall system.
  • Conducts formal and informal reviews at pre-determined points throughout the program to ensure quality control.
  • Authorize the release of drawings and changes specified by Program Management
    and other functional groups.
  • Interfaces with existing CM personnel to help reorganize and implement more efficient plans and procedures of the CM Organization.
  • Provides advice and guidance on methods, procedures and requirements to individuals responsible for the creation of documentation.
  • Develop configuration management procedures, and coordinates to resolve configuration issues.
  • Provides configuration management direction to technical documentation personnel. 



Required Qualifications & Experience:

  • Secret Clearance Required
  • Bachelors (STEM) and eight (8) years or more of related experience in configuration management or related field.
  • Experience with Change Control Boards, project baseline maintenance, formal change control processes, and formal functional and physical audit practices.
  • Knowledge of space launch systems and processes.
  • Understanding of launch vehicle processes and practices, launch site preparations flow and day-of-launch procedures.

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.