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