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GPS Configuration Audit Engineer


SAIC is seeking a Systems Engineer with experience leading a program Functional Configuration Audit (FCA)/Physical Configuration Audit (PCA) to join our team of diverse Global Positioning System (GPS) Systems Engineering and Integration (SE&I) experts.  The GPS SE&I Team provides specialized engineering, analysis, operations support and subject matter expertise to the GPS Directorate.  Within the SE&I Team, the System Engineer will report to or become the FCA/PCA Lead and have a leadership role establishing, conducting and maintaining program FCA/PCA’s to support the GP Directorate.  Job Duties Include:

  • Lead/Manage efforts to complete Functional and Physical Configuration Audits (FCA/PCA) for all GPS programs of record
  • Ensure military standard criteria (MIL-STD-973 or equivalent DoD standards) are met and properly addressed
  • Evaluate system engineering processes including, but not limited to quality process, software development process, requirements and verification processes
  • Lead/Coordinate activities with prime contractors and staff from SE&I, Government, and Federal Funded Research & Development Center (FFRDC)
  • Prepare and present engineering and process analyses, gaps, and recommendations to senior leadership
  • Prepare Government team for FCA/PCA audit, including but not limited to detailed training and guidance on FCA/PCA process.
  • Provide Supplemental support to SMEs on Government audit team including but not limited to systems engineering, requirements and verification, and configuration management support
  • Reviewing quality processes/procedures for contractor(s) and verifying adherence as FCA/PCA artifacts


  • Bachelors’ degree in engineering or similar technical degree with minimum of 9+ years relevant experience
  • Active Secret Clearance
  • Prior experience with FCA/PCA or equivalent audits
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to provide a wide variety of technical analyses and program management support to a government customer 
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a diverse group of stakeholders through trade study analyses
  • Knowledgeable of space-based systems/navigation systems or experience working with GPS systems/elements
  • Direct knowledge and working experience with satellite system hardware and software design and verification
  • Proficient in common SharePoint and all Microsoft Office applications

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EL SEGUNDO, California
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