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Space Launch Enterprise SME (Job Number:426517)


SAIC has an opening for a Space Launch Enterprise SME who possesses

proven working knowledge of space launch systems and processes and will develop briefings and assessment to a variety of audiences and must be able to convey information in a clear and articulate manner to Government leadership. S/he will support strategic planning as well as cradle to grave launch and launch support activities.

- Demonstrated ability to establish effective working relationships with other Government agencies and mission partners
- Substantive experience providing risk assessments and risk-management recommendations to program managers in support of successful mission accomplishment;
- Delivers effective briefings/presentations/papers on complex topics for audiences that may be large and/or include high-level decision makers
- Demonstrated ability to prioritize competing requirements and tasks and managing longterm tasks as well as short-term obligations
- Ability to effectively provide guidance to more junior LSEs
- Provide strategic and technical assessments on broad spectrum of programmatic, acquisition, technical and strategic launch issues on a daily basis
- Write and coordinate within OSL and client/customer, inter-agency agreements, memorandums of agreement, strategies and point papers on full range of launch related subjects, as they arise

- Provide assessments of launch acquisition alternatives framing pros/cons and courses of actions

- Develop and coordinate for approval thru corporate business process new entrant non-recurring certification guides, policies and instructions

- Develop and coordinate point papers, background papers, Q&A's for client/customer DDNRO, PDDNRO use at public forums, speeches, inter-agency meetings

- Develops and maintains OSL launch metrics, tracking launch success and launch timeliness ; provides annual metrics to BPO for inclusion in budget submissions

- Develop assessments on special topics

The Space Launch Enterprise SME will focus on Launch Vehicle Acquisition and Management Support, Launch Vehicle Assessments; and developing Support Requirements.


- Masters and twelve (12) years or more experience; Bachelors in a Technical field and fifteen (15) years or more experience; Associates and 20 years of relevant experience; or no degree and 25 years of relevant experience.
- In addition:

- 10 years space launch experience
- 5 years Government acquisition experience
- 5 years of customer/client experience


- Masters and fifteen (15) years or more experience; Bachelors in a Technical field and twenty (20) years or more experience; Associates and 25 years of relevant experience. or no degree and 30 years of relevant experience.
- In addition:

- 10 years space launch experience
- 5 years Government acquisition experience
- 10 years of customer/client experience

SAIC Overview:SAIC is a premier technology integrator providing full life cycle services and solutions in the technical, engineering, intelligence, and enterprise information technology markets. SAIC provides systems engineering and integration offerings for large, complex projects. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, SAIC has approximately 15,000 employees and annual revenues of about $4.3 billion.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Job Posting: Apr 14, 2017, 8:31:05 AM
Primary Location: United States-VA-CHANTILLY
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time

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