Aerospace Engineer - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

San Bernardino
United States


SAIC Company is looking for experienced and highly motivated engineers to join our team of rocket scientists.   This position will be located at San Bernardino, CA. Commit your years of experience to a future of excellence as you help shape the future of the United States ICBM.  The Minuteman III weapon system was first fielded in 1962, and has been upgraded in various stages over the life of the program to maintain system capability.  

SAIC is responsible for the Force Development Evaluation (FDE) of the current Minuteman III, and provides analysis capabilities to the Air Force to ensure that all system accuracy performance requirements are achieved.  SAIC provides engineering support (Advisory & Assistance services) as part of a multi-command, multi-contractor team.  SAIC is seeking an engineer with a background in aerospace/aeronautics, specifically in flight testing, to include flight instrumentation, telemetry, flight termination, and range operations.  SAIC is looking for an energetic and highly motivated engineer to become the next generation telemetry expert for a variety of interesting rocket programs.  At the SAIC San Bernardino engineering center we are multi-discipline team of propulsion, structures, fluid mechanics, and software, controls, and avionics engineers. We support the Rocket System Launch Program (RSLP) which is a United States Space Force program that provides quick access to space to other government agencies in addition to ICBM technical analysis.  Working in the SBCA engineering center provides a unique and diverse opportunity to work with various launch vehicle programs (besides MMIII) and contractors throughout the country and perform independent analysis of the launch vehicle designs.  Don’t miss this great opportunity to contribute to one of the most exciting and challenging development and sustainment efforts in the Department of Defense (DoD). 

 Roles and Responsibilities (including some or all of the following):

· Telemetry processing MMIII and support post flight analysis

· Operate and maintain telemetry processing system/equipment

 · Support metric data processing used for post flight analysis

· Support VAFB Launch operations and Range coordination as needed

 · Support mission planning and Range integration and failure investigation as needed

· Support mission planning and Range integration and failure investigation as needed

· Review and verify accurate telemetry processing and launch vehicle timing data requirements


Required  Qualififcations:

· Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical, Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering or applied mathematics or applied physics or related program and a minimum of 2 years of related experience

· Current DoD Secret (or higher) Security Clearance

 · Experience in following: launch vehicle PCM telemetry systems, launch vehicle instrumentation, and/or navigation system instrumentation 

· Experience in FORTRAN and/or C/C++ on Linux platforms preferred · Proficiency with MATLAB and MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) 

· Must have demonstrated presentation skills and experience interfacing with customer


COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees are required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. All SAIC employees must be fully vaccinated and they must submit proof of vaccination on their first day of employment. 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. Where work is performed strictly at a customer site, customer site vaccination requirements preempt SAIC's vaccination policy.