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Launch Mission Management and Integration Lead



SAIC is currently looking for a Systems Engineer to provide management and oversight of the launch mission management and integration activities for the Launch Enterprise (LE) Directorate at SMC. Key aspects of this oversight will include the following:

 • Launch Mission Management

o Interfacing with launch customers

o Mission assignment process (missions assigned to launch vehicles)

o Monitoring and adjusting the assignment / schedules

• Launch Mission Integration o All activities associated with integrating a satellite mission with the launch vehicle and launch pad leading to successful launch The Launch Mission Management and Integration Lead will report directly to the LE SE&I Program Manager and serve as part of the Key Personnel leadership team for the effort. 


Job Specific Responsibilities:

• Lead activities based on sound engineering and acquisition practices

• Elicit and refine customer requirements

• Ensure designs fully support requirements and are consistent with customer budget, schedule, risk profile and organizational/system constraints

• Performs Systems Engineering activities including: concept of operations formulation, requirements definition, analysis and engineering, system architecting, system analysis and design, interface and data architectures, validation and verification, systems integration, system & operational performance analysis,  Lifecycle cost analysis & estimation, and decision analysis.

• Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints.

• Performs functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software or engineering specifications. 

• Provides specific, detailed information for selection, implementation techniques, and tools for the most efficient solution to meet business needs, including present and future capacity requirements. 



TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and nine (9) years or more experience; Masters and seven (7) years or more experience ; PhD or JD and four (4) years or more experience. Years of experience can be used in lieu of degree.

Required Qualifications & Experience:

• Clearance level: DoD Top Secret / SCI

• Participated with senior managers to establish plans and objectives

• Ability to recommend/make decisions on administrative or project work matters and ensures effective achievement of program, project, or organizational objectives 

Desired Education and Years of Experience:

• Bachelors (STEM) and nine (9) years or more of related experience

• Alternatives:

  • o Masters and seven (7) years or more of related experience
  • o PhD or JD and four (4) years or more of related experience 

Desired Certifications:

• INCOSE Certification

Desired Qualifications and Experience:

• Work proficiently on unusually complex technical problems and provide solutions which are highly innovative and ingenious 

Desired Technology Experience:

• Launch Integration

• Launch Vehicles

• Space and Ground systems

• Launch Sites 
















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Security Clearance:
Top Secret / SCI
EL SEGUNDO, California
United States
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