In Plant Satellite I&T Engineer - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States


SAIC is looking for an In-Plant Satellite Factory Integration & Test Engineer to support a dynamic program in Sunnyvale, CA. This position requires an active Top Secret/SCI with Poly. 


As a customer In-Plant Satellite Factory Integration & Test (I&T) Engineer, provide government customer insight at satellite contractor facility during design, manufacture, integration, test and launch phases.  Responsibilities will include oversight of various contractor I&T activities; identifying and resolving technical issue by leading and influencing contractor efforts in successfully delivering satellite for on orbit operations.


Key duties/responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  •  Work in an interactive team environment with Government customer leads, satellite subsystems developers, and other subject matter experts.

  • Facilitates communications between Customer Program Office and contractor team and provide written daily and weekly status reports to customer program office

  • Identify, communicate and lead program team to address and resolve technical  and programmatic issues

  • Review, assess and evaluate contractor satellite assembly, integration and test plans and procedures

  • Perform test engineering and requirements flow down assessment on all satellite level test plans, procedures and reports

  • Provide analysis support on satellite test results to verify the satellite design satisfies the system requirements.

  • Performs Spacecraft level requirements satisfaction analysis and Functional & Physical Configuration Audits (FCA/PCA)

  • Participate in Failure Review Boards (FRBs) to adjudicate and resolve anomalies by direct fact finding, audits, inquiries, and investigations of processing, testing, or operational failures.

  • Assist in ensuring compliance to interfaces and standards or that appropriate deviations/waivers are in place.

  • 24/7 shift work may be required





  • BS in Electrical Engineering or other engineering degree with extensive EE experience

  • 10 or more years of Spacecraft systems engineering experience with integration and test experience

  • Experience working in satellite development, manufacturing, and I&T

  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills (including collaborative communication skills)

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills