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Job Description

Principal Ground Systems Engineer (Job Number:430158)


Systems Engineer Senior Principal Description:
SAIC seeks an experienced senior level Ground Systems Engineer to provide technical advisory support to the US Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center Remote Sensing Systems Directorate (SMC/RS) at Los Angeles AFB CA. SMC/RS acquires Overhead Persistent Infrared (OPIR) and Weather space systems to support military and intelligence community users. The successful candidate will provide technical ground system solutions to provide satellite command and control and mission data processing of OPIR/Weather sensors. Extensive systems experience in a major US Government satellite program with systems engineering and ground systems development/test/integration is required.

Job Duties:

- Translate system requirements into dedicated and common-user enterprise ground services (EGS) system concepts and alternatives.
- Develop program strategies and plans from technology maturation through operational delivery phases. Analyze current ground system capabilities; emerging mission requirements; and future program plans to establish the total system ground solution and provide recommendations for the development and deployment of specific open framework ground system solutions from a technical, cost and schedule standpoint.
- Critical skills include architecture/requirements definition/analysis, acquisition strategy and RFP development.
- Excellent interpersonal skills and excellent written and verbal communication skills are mandatory.
- Be forward looking, mission/customer focused and have a bias for action.
- Work proactively, independently as a member of a highly effective technical team while developing approaches to solutions.



- Clearance Level Must Possess: TS/Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI)
- Clearance Level Must be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI with CI Poly


- Bachelor of Science in technical discipline
- 14 years space ground systems experience

Desired Skill:

- Experience with OPIR sensors and data exploitation, especially ground processing
- Open Framework Architecture experience
- Model Based Systems Engineering Experience
- INCOSE Certified Systems Engineering Professional

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 is Redefining Ingenuity through its deep customer and domain knowledge to enable the delivery of systems engineering and integration offerings for large, complex projects. SAIC has approximately 15,000 employees are driven by integrity and mission focus to serve customers in the U.S. federal government. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $4.5 billion. For more information, visit saic.com.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Job Posting: Aug 24, 2017, 3:43:57 PM
Primary Location: United States-CA-EL SEGUNDO
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Top Secret/SCI
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time

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