The Horizon program at SAIC El Segundo is seeking a technically strong senior principle Electro-Optical (EO) systems engineer to help support the Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center, Special Programs Directorate (SMC/SP). SMC/SP equips U.S. forces with space control systems to gain, maintain, and exploit space superiority. It directs the planning, development, testing, deployment, and sustainment of a complex and dynamic portfolio of space- superiority capabilities of the highest national priority.
The successful candidate will be a member of the Systems Engineering group on the El Segundo campus and will provide engineering guidance and support for the verification and validation of optical system products through the complete life cycle of the program.
This position may also include support for vehicle-level verification and validation, failure reviews, and on-orbit checkout. This position will require proactive interaction and collaboration with personnel from several functional disciplines to design, build, assemble, and test in support of prime hardware. The job tasks will include documentation preparation, technical assessment of novel optical designs, generating verification requirements matrices, Interface Control Documents (ICD), Supply Chain Management (SCM)/supplier technical exchange, bench & laboratory testing, test automation, and product demonstration & sell-off.