Mission Integrator Systems Engineer - Military veterans preferred

SAIC (www.saic.com)


  full-time   employee

El Segundo
United States


SAIC is hiring a Principal Systems Engineer to function as Mission Integrator who will: Provide launch management and integration support to Government mission managers in all phases of planning and execution of satellite-to-launch vehicle integration for Government. Responsibilities include program plan development and maintenance, mission unique requirements identification, monitoring and verification, ECP incorporation to include change definition, technical evaluation, and launch operations planning and execution.

Specific Duties:

  • Provides critical mission integration services to government Mission Manager executing the launch mission integration process.
  • Works on all aspects of launch from initial planning meetings through launch base operations and Day of Launch.
  • Guides the direction of all mission working groups, to include: mission integration, ground operations, flight operations, trailblazer planning/execution, and Day-of-Launch.
  • Provides technical services for mission program reviews, integrated schedule development/management, rehearsal support, and daily status reporting.
  • Develops launch mission planning tasks and develops key program documentation.
  • Guides the development of all satellite to launch vehicle interface requirements. 
  • Reviews and provides technical evaluations of key mission documents to include Interface Requirements Documents, (IRDs), Interface Control Documents (ICDs), and launch base requirements and procedures.
  • Tracks all requirements verification documentation in execution of the launch campaign.
  • Develops and reviews technical assessments and presentations for senior leadership reviews.


  • Bachelors and nine (9) years or more experience; Masters and seven (7) years or more experience ; PhD or JD and four (4) years or more experience
  • Demonstrated experience in one or more of the following areas: Launch Vehicles and Subsystems (Avionics, Propulsion, Structures), Space and Ground systems, or Launch Site activities
  • Security Clearance required: Active and current TS/SCI with Polygraph