Sign Up Sign Up Log In Sign Up

Staff Systems Integration Engineer, #4386

Brief Description

 LinQuest is seeking a Staff Systems Integration Engineer to join our team at the Los Angeles AFB, CA. You will work on the systems engineering and integration (SE&I) contract in support of the US Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC), Launch Enterprise Systems Directorate (SMC/LE).  This effort includes overarching integration of launch and range programs which will require interfacing with both the EELV and any future SMC/LE launch systems.


SMC/LE is the guardian of assured access: launching when and where the nation needs it. SMC/LE's vision statement is to be the most respected and innovative space lift team, delivering mission success while enabling a robust U.S. launch industry This capability provides assured access to space for the nation. SMC/LE's mission also includes mission assurance and launch safety. 


The position is full time on-site at Los Angeles AFB and requires an active DoD Secret Clearance and the ability to obtain a TS/SCI. You will work onsite, co-located and closely integrated with the Government Customer.



  • Overarching systems integration effort for launch verification and integration with associated launch support systems across all existing and new acquisition programs falling under SMC/LE and the EELV enterprise.
  • Conduct of concept trade studies for launch and other relevant subjects as determined by SMC/LE
  • Support of Mission Manifest Office (MMO) operations relating to mission manifesting. These activities may involve supporting MMO cooperation with DoD, Intelligence Community, Civil, and Commercial agencies
  • Support to AFSPC studies and Analysis of Alternatives (AoA) for future launch systems (e.g., Space Enterprise Vision/Space Warfighting Construct)
  • The development, technical assessment, and update of SMC/LE launch service acquisition strategies, request for proposals, and supporting documentation for USG review
  • Providing of master schedules that integrate acquisition tasks for new EELV contracts as required
  • Support to continuous innovation and process improvement to include ongoing assessments of SMC/LE performance and recommendation of innovative ways to improve that performance

Required Skills: 

  • Demonstrated ability to participate in cross-functional planning for launch integration
  • Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills
  • Development of launch integration plans
  • Clear and concise written, verbal communications and presentation skills
  • Ability to clearly articulate ideas, recommendations and options to the customer
  • Ability to coordinate with numerous stakeholders/customers from DoD agencies to commercial industry
  • Knowledgeable in the use and application of MS Office suite – specifically project, word and excel


Preferred Skills:

  • Participation in launch readiness assessments
  • Ability to work in a constrained environment, under pressure with multiple deadlines and deliverables
  • Detail oriented and the ability to organize, prioritize and address multi program schedules simultaneously


Required Experience: 

  • BS degree in electrical or mechanical or aerospace engineering, or a related scientific or technical discipline
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience in launch integration
  • An active DoD Secret Clearance and the ability to obtain a TS/SCI is requred to be considered for this position
  • Detail oriented and the ability to organize, prioritize and address multiple program schedules simultaneously
  • Ability to learn and adapt to the use of new tools that may be used in future LE activities


Preferred Experience:

  • MS in electrical or mechanical or aerospace engineering, or a related scientific or technical discipline
  • Participation in USAF launch processing


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are committed to providing a work environment that values and respects each Team Member as an individual and important member of our culturally diverse organization. In keeping with this commitment, the Company is dedicated to providing a work environment free from any type of discrimination based upon race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, gender expression and identity, covered veteran and military status, marital status, disability, medical condition, genetic characteristics, political affiliation, or any other classification protected by law. This commitment and policy applies to all areas of employment.

Company Name:
Security Clearance:
Top Secret / SCI
El Segundo, California
United States
Not Specified
Job Number:

Send me email alerts for similar jobs