Space Systems Engineer - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

El Segundo
United States


SAIC is seeking a motivated and experienced Systems Engineer to join our team in El Segundo, CA.
We provide acquisition, engineering, technical analysis and subject matter expertise (SME) support to the Space Systems Command (SSC). Our team also provides systems engineering and analysis services toward current and future system design, development, architecting, acquisition, testing, operations, and sustainment support. As a member of our team, you’ll work with Space Force personnel and system developers to ensure our program is a success.  


  • Assist in the development and flow down of requirements for a large space based processed communications system
  • Work with configuration management and technical SMEs/bookbosses in developing and tracking Change Proposals
  • Assist and review models and analysis in support of development and flow down of requirements
  • Assess proposed baseline changes for impacts to requirements and verification. Supporting the customer with verification tracking to ensure the developer and source requirements are adequately verified
  • Ensure effective requirements integration across space and ground, hardware and software, and all other aspects of systems and organizations within the Enterprise
  • Interact with the prime contractor and government leads to ensure that all system requirements and interfaces are consistent and valid across the Enterprise


  • BS degree in engineering, physics, chemistry, mathematics, computer science, or network and telecommunications
  • 5+ years’ experience in systems engineering, integration, and/or test
  • 2+ years’ experience working on DoD programs
  • Familiarity with Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) and tools used to support requirements development and traceability
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a  Secret Clearance. 
 Preferred Skills:
  • Active Secret Clearance
  • Professional certifications, such as INCOSE CSEP, ESEP, ASEP or PMP
  • MBSE certifications such as OCSMP
  • Agile, Scrum master certification


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.