Lead Test Systems Engineer - Military veterans preferred

SAIC (www.saic.com)


  full-time   employee

El Segundo
United States



Lead Test Systems Engineer

Requirements, Interface & Network – SAIC Defense Space & Strategic Division

Support to Senior Leadership, Program Managers, and Chief Development Tester working classified programs at the Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) Space Superiority Systems Directorate (SMC/SP). Broad experience with the DoD program acquisition processes and documents required for acquisition planning, program execution, and DoD milestone decisions (as tailored from DoDI 5000.02).

  • Need to be able to quickly develop and present Test Strategy briefings and documents for future satellite acquisition planning (e.g., ASP, ASD, TEMP, etc.).
  • Need to contribute to Space and Ground segments development and decision-making discussions (PMR, IPT and Leadership Tag up meetings).
  • Required to participated in SPF division’s process documents to be used at the Enterprise level for program development, this may include linkages to architectural roadmaps developed by the Portfolio Architect (Space and Missile System Center (SMC) 2.0 practices)
  • Assist in reviews of 63-119 that applies to operational testing and directs a process for certification of system readiness for dedicated operational test and evaluation as required by Department of Defense Instruction (DoDI) 5000.02, Operation of the Defense Acquisition System.
  • General understanding of multi-mission space operations and architecture practices

  • Skilled at facilitating objective review of issues and leading team through issue resolution process

  • Ability to formulate defensible recommendations for customer on complex programmatic/technical issues in a fast-paced dynamic environment
  • Must communicate effectively with senior management as well as employees at all levels; strong writing skills required
  • 15+ years systems engineering experience mandatory; Knowledge of Space Control Programs, Space Domain Awareness, etc. preferable



TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and fourteen (15) years or more experience; Masters and twelve (12) years or more experience; PhD or JD and nine (9) years or more experience