Digital Engineering Program Manager - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

El Segundo
United States


SAIC has an opportunity for the Space Digital Ecosystem & Integration (SpaceDEN) Program Manager in El Segundo, CA to support the Horizon 2 Program.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Present the benefits of Digital Engineering solutions to the customer for approval and facilitate the implementation of Digital Engineering solutions selected in support of customer activities.
  • Responsible for identifying and implementing Digital Engineering solutions that are beneficial to the primary activities of SpaceDEN. To this end, the Program Manager should have a strong background in Digital Engineering implementation activities.
  • Direct and manage a complex software integration, test, and demonstration program, SpaceDEN, in coordination with the SpaceDEN Digital Engineering Architect.
  • Accountable for the delivery of program reports, financial up-dates, and other deliverables as set forth in the contract.
  • Interface across Space Systems Command organizations to include Special Programs, Enterprise Corps, the SSC Integration Office, and others.
  • Serve as the primary customer interface for the design, buildout, accreditation, and activation of the SpaceDEN facility, IT infrastructure, and Modeling, Simulation, & Analysis (MS&A) environment from the Unclassified to TS/SCI and SAP levels.
  • Travel up to 20%, as needed, to support customer engagements, interfacing with U.S. Space Force Executives, interacting with Pentagon Officials, and presenting to Congressional Staffers.


Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physical Science or similar and eighteen (18) years of experience; Masters and sixteen (16) years of experience; PhD or JD and fifteen (15) years of 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. 
  • Five (5) years of experience in a Program Manager (or Deputy Program Manager) role in support of a PEO program office or similar DOD organization, working on ACAT programs
  • Direct experience managing the design, build, accreditation, and activation of a SCIF/SAPF with external SAP network connectivity.
  • Direct experience managing a complex software integration, test, and demonstration program.
  • Coordinating capability deliveries across multiple government agencies.
  • Experience interacting with Government Executives at the Space Force, Air Force, Pentagon, and Congressional levels.
  • Proven track record of delivering capabilities within cost, schedule, and performance objectives.
  • Expert level written and verbal communication skills

Desired Education and Experience:

  • Demonstrated expertise providing innovative solutions in Digital Engineering
  • Recognized leader in Digital Engineering (DE)/Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) with demonstrated experience developing DE solutions to support customers and proposals
  • Experience developing a Digital Engineering Ecosystem
  • Experience in Software Development
  • Demonstrated leadership capability to organize and lead teams
  • Expert level written and verbal communication skills


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