Principal Systems Engineer SME

SAIC El Segundo, CA 2019-07-09

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:

 

Support the Government customer in overseeing the design, development,

manufacturing, assembly, and integration and test activities for a satellite

payload.

 

Develop and foster productive relationships with prime/subcontractor

counterparts and other subject matter experts.

 

Track development issues, significant accomplishments, and upcoming events.

Provide weekly status updates and observations to the customer (verbally and

via email).

 

Attend system, subsystem, and segment level design reviews and program

management reviews to assess design maturity, requirements compliance.

Provide informed assessments to the Government.

 

Participate in integrated product team meetings.

 

Attend contractor and subcontractor engineering boards including

configuration management, risk management, failure review, parts materials

and processes, manufacturing, and test readiness. Provide feedback to the

Government.

 

Identify and assess emerging technical and programmatic risks at the payload

and slice level. Work with the prime and subcontractor to develop and

execute mitigations.

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Qualifications

CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • An active TS/SCI clearance with a current background investigation within 5 years and with willingness to consent to a polygraph examination.

REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND QUALIFICATIONS:

    BS in Stem and 14+ years of experience in systems engineering/integration and product development


    Familiarity with design, development, manufacturing, and test of satellite

    hardware and software.

    15+ years leadership experience with DoD/IC acquisition and program

    management.

    Understanding of DoD/IC satellite systems and satellite system

    architectures.

    Excellent interpersonal, leadership, team building, and problem solving

    skills.

    Demonstrated ability to be effective in a government/contractor team

    environment.

    Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

    Familiarity with budget cost accounting including earned value management.

     

    Some domestic travel required.

     

    Security Clearance: Active TS/SCI

     

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