Launch System Integrator - Military veterans preferred

Kellogg Brown & Root (


  full-time   employee

United States

Launch System Integrator

Location VA - Chantilly

Req # 5441

Minimum Clearance Required CI Poly

Thank you for your interest in joining the KBR team. Together, we can leverage the next generation of advanced technologies to deliver industry-leading capabilities across land, air, sea, space, and cyberspace. Our goal is to deliver innovative solutions using an agile, mission-first approach to address the most difficult technical challenges facing our customers. The only way that we can tackle these challenges is by recruiting the brightest minds in the industry to join our team.

KBR is seeking a highly motivated Launch System Integrator (LSI) to support a GEOINT Acquisition Program Office responsible for the design, development, and acquisition of geospatial-intelligence data systems. The Acquisition Office provides innovative technical solutions for the acquisition and delivery of activity-based collection capabilities that provide timely and relevant intelligence to the user community. The position supports activities associated with satellite bus engineering and provides subject matter expertise to advise and assist on Program Office activities over the development and deployment lifecycle.

Key skills / duties include:

  • Lead and coordinate all program LSI activities with the launch services provider.
  • Generation and review of LSI artifacts and presentations required for system lifecycle readiness processes and milestone reviews, initialization, and launch activities.
  • Review and evaluate engineering artifacts to include adherence and compliance with Mission Assurance, Quality Assurance, and Parts, Materials, & Processes requirements.
  • Perform technical analysis and assessments and develop briefings for program recommendations, technical exchange meetings, engineering review and configuration management control boards, PMP/failure/anomaly review boards, and program reviews.
  • Coordinate activities with multi-function personnel and participate in launch and initialization. This includes mission rehearsal preparation and execution, launch and initialization documentation review, and anomaly resolution.
  • Support the development and evaluation of Statements of Work (SOWs), Request for Proposal (RFPs), Engineering Change Proposals (ECPs), Independent Program Review documentation, and other acquisition management/engineering documentation.
  • Support program baseline management, CDRL evaluations, engineering change request processes, technical evaluation reviews for technical and programmatic impacts on contract and technical baselines.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 5-8 years of experience with Bachelor’s of Science degree in aerospace/mechanical engineering, math, physics, or related technical discipline
  • 5-8 years of experience in NRO launch services integration and L&I operations support campaigns
  • Knowledgeable in tools, analysis, and operations of methods required for NRO launch services integration and conduct
  • Experience in working with development contractors and/or FFRDC staff
  • Ability to work in fast paced environment with excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Self-starter who can partner with multiple teammates
  • Ability to travel as required

Desired Qualifications:

  • Master’s in aerospace/mechanical engineering, math, physics, or related technical discipline
  • 5-8 years of experience in NRO system acquisition and operations
  • Demonstration and Major System Acquisition experience in NRO and IC acquisition processes and LSI activities

Security Requirements:

  • Active TS/SCI + poly

KBR is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other factor protected by law.