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Mechanical Engineer


SAIC is looking for an experienced and highly motivated Structures/Mechanical Engineer in our Los Angeles Air Force Base in El Segundo, CA to support the Independent Readiness Review Team (IRRT). The team supports the Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) space vehicles, launch vehicles, and ground control systems were built properly to perform reliably over the systems mission life. The team mission is to deliver technically superior risk assessments and smart risk mitigation options to assure SMC space systems’ mission success in support of the joint warfighter and the nation. Support the structures/mechanical panel by providing technical assistance in the area of launch vehicle structures and hardware systems.

• Advisory and Assistance Services (A&AS) support, including subject matter expertise (SME), in support of IRRT mission areas as directed in SMC-G-1201, SMC-G-1202, SMC-G-1203, and SMC-G-1204.
• Ensures SMC space vehicles, launch vehicles, and ground systems were built properly to perform reliably over the system’s mission life.
Support IPTs in developing draft charts in support of Readiness Reviews described in those guides.
• Perform peer reviews as a member of the technical panel on space vehicles, control segments, and launch vehicles developed by SMC s prime contractors, sub-contractors, and vendors.


Master’s Degree is required in Engineering, Computer Science, Math, Physics, or a Physical Science.
Minimum 10+ years of strong demonstrated Space Vehicle and/or Launch Vehicle mechanical and structural system life-cycle development to include design, build, test, integration, and turn-over to operations. 
Strong, proactive leader who has demonstrated experience leading a small team of people - Extremely motivated individual who is a self-starter and a team player. 
Significant experience in performing risk analysis and mitigation on Space Vehicles or Launch Vehicle mechanical and structural systems and their subsystem components using DoD approved risk analysis process. 
Demonstrated experience in executing tasks in a timely manner. 
Demonstrated experience with team leadership, and program/project management.
Demonstrated experience working with Air Force and DoD contractors in a development environment 
Experience writing and delivering technical documents and briefings 
Excellent verbal and written communications skills as well as organizational skill
Demonstrated interpersonal skills to enable working, interfacing, and interrelating with diverse personnel and dynamic teams 
Active DoD Secret clearance 

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EL SEGUNDO, California
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