SAIC FORGE Integration and Test Readiness Lead in AURORA, Colorado
Make a difference for national security by joining a team of dedicated professionals who assist the US Space Force (USSF) in developing and deploying the next generation space and ground systems for missile warning (MW) capabilities. These systems alert senior military officials for global missile threats.
SAIC is seeking Systems Engineers at various experience levels to provide Engineering services of complex space and ground efforts as part of a critical Government program. These engineering professionals will support system engineering and integration activities that define and integrate major space systems and associated ground elements from concept, development, integration, and transition into an operational enterprise. Looking for working knowledge of large space/ground systems test and integration activities to enable the successful demonstration of operational capabilities in a larger enterprise. As a SE&I (Systems Engineering & Integration) Professional, you will provide System Engineering services across all engineering disciplines critical to developing and deploying the operational capabilities into an integrated architecture.
Provide Systems Engineering expertise as part of a world-class Engineering and Integration team
Develop operational concepts, requirements, and architectural designs; Evolve system architectures, conduct and analyze requirements flow down, propose verification methodologies mitigation approaches.
Conduct model-based systems engineering (MBSE) and modeling, simulation and analysis as needed
Conduct and maintain Configuration Management of the program technical baseline
Conduct mission analysis to define technical requirements and interfaces, provide analysis of alternatives, guide development, evaluate expected performance against requirements and mission needs, and support calibration activities
Lead Lifecycle readiness reviews to demonstrate the design meets all specifications and customer requirements.
Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders including senior executive officials, military officers, development contractors, and end users.
Conduct risk management processes and methods for identifying and adjudicating program risk; Conduct analysis to identify program risk areas and recommend/implement
Develop briefings and assessments to a variety of audiences, and must be able to convey information in a clear and articulate manner to Government leadership.
Team Member Positions:
Model based Systems Engineering (MBSE) Engineer
Modeling, Simulation and Analysis (MS&A) Engineer
Risk Management Engineer
Schedule Management Specialist/Master
Active TS/SCI clearance with ability to upgrade
Baccalaureate degree in an engineering, mathematics, physics or equivalent technical discipline and atleast nine (9) years of systems integration and systems engineering related or equivalent experience or Master’s degree in an engineering, mathematics, physics or equivalent technical discipline and atleast seven (7) years of systems integration and systems engineering related or equivalent experience or PhD and atleast four (4) years of systems integration and systems engineering related or equivalent experience.
Experience in systems integration and systems engineering
Relevant DoD experience
Experience leading combined hardware and software integration activities
Experience using model based system engineering concepts
Experience with systems integration throughout the lifecycle
Experience with space-ground systems architectures and lifecycle support
Experience implementing agile software development techniques
Strong leadership, interpersonal communications skills
Experience in leading contractor/industry teams
Demonstrated ability to prioritize competing requirements and tasks
Possess the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Active TS/SCI Clearance
Desired Education, Experience, and Qualifications:
Masters of Science in engineering, science or related technical field
Experience in large Government systems acquisition
Thorough understanding of space systems design, integration and test requirements and test execution, including test equipment support.
OPIR Mission experience is highly desirable
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Target salary range: $125,001 - $150,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.
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