VV&T Engineer - Military veterans preferred

2021-09-03
SAIC (www.saic.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


El Segundo
California
90245
United States

Description

Description:

Make a difference for national security by joining a team of dedicated professionals who assist the US Space Force (USSF) in developing and deploying the next generation space and ground systems for Missile Warning (MW) and Space Based Environmental Monitoring (SBEM) capabilities.

  SAIC is seeking a Systems Engineer to provide Engineering services for complex space and ground efforts as part of a critical Government program. This candidate will support system engineering and integration activities that define and integrate major space systems and associated ground elements from concept, development, integration, and transition into an operational enterprise. SAIC is looking for working knowledge of large space/ground systems test and integration activities to enable the successful demonstration of operational capabilities in a larger enterprise. As an SE&I (Systems Engineering & Integration) Professional, you will provide System Engineering services across all engineering disciplines critical to developing and deploying the operational capabilities into an integrated architecture. 

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Developing ETEMP (Enterprise Test and Evaluation Master Plan) documentation that describes test strategies and approaches across the SMC/ZAC EM enterprise.
  • Collaborating with SMC and SF Space Command (SFSPC) stakeholders to develop and acquire approval of test and evaluation plans
  • Interacting with the prime contractor and government leads to ensure that all system test requirements are consistent and valid across the SMC/ZAC EM Enterprise.
  • Developing, documenting, executing, integrating and evolving systems engineering processes as required to enable effective SMC/ZAC EM systems engineering Test and Evaluation efforts.
  • Assessing proposed baseline changes for impacts to planned test activities.
  • Supporting the customer with test tracking to ensure the activities are executed to plan.
  • Supporting test strategy planning, integration and execution.
  • Collaborating with SMC stakeholders to develop and acquire approval of test and evaluation plans.
  • Interacting with the prime contractor and government leads to ensure that all system test requirements are consistent with SMC standards.
  • Supporting the customer with test tracking to ensure the activities are executed to plan.
  • Making resource recommendations and developing strategies to ensure required test equipment, instrumentation and personnel are available to plan and execute test programs.
  • Supporting development and approval of the Program TEMP, coordinating and resolving issues throughout the approval cycle.

Participating in the Integrated Test Team (ITT) and associated working groups conducting test planning for satellite, hosted payload, and control segments to 

  • achieve successful certification and Operational Acceptance.
  • Reviewing prime contractor and Operational Test Agency test plans, procedures, and reports that support overall Operational Acceptance and requirement verification efforts.
  • Providing oversight and witnessing of contractor test and verification events.
  • Ensuring archival of test and verification artifacts.
  • Supporting Deficiency Reporting identification and resolution reporting in accordance with TO 00-35D-54.
  • Supporting certification of readiness to enter operational test and AFMAN 63-119 template process.
  • Collaborating with prime contractors, other team contractors, FFRDC, government civilians, and members of the U.S. Space Force.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Aeronautical, Communications Engineering, Math, Physics, or similar discipline and fourteen (14) years or more of experience; Masters and twelve (12) years or more of experience; PhD and nine (9) years or more of experience. 
  • 14+ years of test development and execution background.
  • Department of Defense (DoD) Space-Based systems.
  • Strong understanding of fundamental test and evaluation processes.
  • Extremely motivated individual who is a self-starter and works well in a team environment.
  • Demonstrated experience working with Air Force/DoD customers in an acquisition environment, with Space systems (especially at SMC), Weather systems, OPIR systems, and ground and space system acquisition.
  • Experience writing and delivering technical documents and briefings.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills as well as organizational skill.


COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. Full vaccination will be required before the start of employment in order to work onsite at an SAIC location. If applicable, prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Employees working onsite at a customer location must comply with customer requirements which may include mandatory vaccination, mandatory attestation regarding one's vaccination status and mandatory weekly or bi-weekly testing.


COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. Full vaccination will be required before the start of employment in order to work onsite at an SAIC location. If applicable, prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Employees working onsite at a customer location must comply with customer requirements which may include mandatory vaccination, mandatory attestation regarding one's vaccination status and mandatory weekly or bi-weekly testing.