Factory Support Systems Engineer - Military veterans preferred

SAIC (www.saic.com)


  full-time   employee

United States


SAIC is seeking a Factory Support Systems Engineer to support the US Space Force (USSF) in developing and deploying next-generation and advanced capability space systems under the Special Programs (SP) Directorate at the newly named Space Systems Command (SSC) and former Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC). 

Position is available in either Dulles, VA or El Segundo, CA.

Client Overview:

These portfolios of programs are designed to gain, maintain and exploit space superiority in areas including space launch, global positioning, military space vehicle communications, defense meteorological space vehicles, range systems, space vehicle control networks, space-based infrared systems, and space situational awareness capabilities.

Key duties/responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide day-to-day on-site Systems Engineering and Acquisition Support to the Government Program Manager.
  • Operate as part of Government and Contractor technical teams providing acquisition support, project management expertise, and general systems engineering technical knowledge to multiple activities.
  • Provide systems engineering support in the broad areas of contract requirements generation/review/compliance, space systems technical review and assessment, risk assessment, integration and test, verification and validation, and written technical summaries as required.
  • Support space based systems.
  • Continually balance and adjust work priorities to meet short-term work suspense and rapidly evolving customer needs.


Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelors and fourteen (14) years or more experience; Masters and twelve (12) years or more experience; PhD or JD and nine (9) years or more experience
  • Active Top Secret clearance with in-scope SSBI/T5 and have the ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI for Special Programs.  Must be willing to consent to a Poly. 
  • 14+ years of related experience in areas including technical program management, systems engineering, and acquisition within the areas of Space, Space Control, and Reconnaissance
  • Prior Integrations and Test experience
  • Extensive experience in technical programs, technical program management, and systems engineering of large-scale space and ground systems and/or new start technical demonstration space and ground systems, and manage program system safety needs.
  • In-depth knowledge of Department of Defense acquisition policy and be capable of developing acquisition documentation in support of technical projects.
  • Excellent communication and team skills.


Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.