JOB DESCRIPTION: SAIC
is looking for an experienced and highly motivated Electrical Engineer in our Los Angeles Air Force Base in El
Segundo, CA to support the Independent Readiness Review Team (IRRT). The IRRT ensures the Space and Missile
Systems Center (SMC) space vehicles, launch vehicles, and ground control
systems were built properly to perform reliably over the systems mission
life. The IRRT’s mission is to deliver
technically superior risk assessments and smart risk mitigation options to
assure SMC space systems’ mission success in support of the joint warfighter
and the nation. The SMC Engineering
Directorate (SMC/EN) maintains the IRRT to provide an independent assessment of
program risks and risk mitigation options to SMC leadership for designated SMC
launch vehicles, space vehicles, and ground control systems. The IRRT acts independently from the programs
under its review, and the SMC/CC is the final authority for directing and
authorizing reviews by the IRRT.
- Support the
Electrical and Avionics Panel by providing technical assistance in the area of space and
launch vehicle systems.
assistance in various functional areas of space vehicle electrical systems.
evaluation and risk assessments of electrical units in the following
subsystems: Electrical Power Subsystem, Attitude Control Subsystem, Telemetry,
Tracking and Command Subsystem, Thermal Control Subsystem and Payload.
evaluation and risk assessments of guidance and navigation hardware, thrust
vector control, attitude control, electrical power, electrical distribution,
electrical interfaces, telemetry, tracking, command, communications, and
evaluation of all Space Vehicle (SV) line/shop replaceable units and components
design, development, analysis and testing of performance, pedigree or End Item
Data Package review and evaluation, anomaly review and evaluation,
flight-worthiness and risk assessment.
- Evaluation of the
design, development, analysis and testing of radio frequency and digital and
analog electronic circuits, units and systems, and aspects of hardware in other
technical areas (Parts, Materials and Processes)
- Evaluate risk in
the area of test and evaluation, to include system test procedures, test
results, system and subsystem environmental tests, configuration management,
ground support equipment (GSE), system checkout procedures, launch operations,
orbital operations, software, system interfaces, post flight analysis, test
range instrumentation support and planning, ground and flight safety, and
- Advisory and
Assistance Services (A&AS) support, including subject matter expertise
(SME), in support of IRRT mission areas as directed in SMC-G-1201, SMC-G-1202,
SMC-G-1203, and SMC-G-1204.
- Ensures that SMC
space vehicles, launch vehicles, and ground systems were built properly to
perform reliably over the system’s mission life.
- Support IPTs in
developing draft charts in support of Readiness Reviews described in those
- Perform peer
reviews as a member of the technical panel on space vehicles, control segments,
and launch vehicles developed by SMC s prime contractors, sub-contractors, and
experience in performing risk analysis and mitigation on Space Vehicles or
Launch Vehicle solid and liquid propulsion systems and its subsystem components
using DoD approved risk analysis process.
- Extremely motivated
individual who is a self-starter and a team player.
experience in executing tasks in a timely manner.
experience with team leadership, and program/project management.
experience working with Air Force and DoD contractors in a development
- Experience writing
and delivering technical documents and briefings
- Excellent verbal
and written communications skills as well as organizational skill
interpersonal skills to enable working, interfacing, and interrelating with
diverse personnel and dynamic teams
Master’s Degree is
required and limited to Engineering, Computer Science, Math, Physics, or a
Minimum 12+ years of hands-on design, build,
code, or test experience in one or more of the following arears: Payload Sub-systems, Power Distribution
System, Flight Computers, Bus Electrical Sub-Systems, Circuits, and Navigation and Control analysis experience.
Active Secret Clearance