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Sensor Subsystem Engineer Job

Sensor Subsystem Engineer (Job Number:435326)


SAIC requires an experienced System Engineer to provide sustained on-site Factory Support to assist in overseeing the design, manufacturing, assembly, integration and test of a mission critical sensor subsystem. The selected candidate will be the lead for supporting the acquisition of the opto- mechanical subsystem and will also be an integral participant in the payload-level support. Key areas of focus include the integration of lower level assemblies, including structural elements, moving mechanical assemblies and electronics hardware, and sensor environmental and performance testing.

Job Responsibilities:

- Support the customer in the oversight of subsystem hardware development, integration, and test activities at the Subcontractor and associated vendor facilities.

- Proactively identify and assess emerging technical and programmatic risks at the subsystem level and then work with the Subcontractor to develop and evaluate mitigation approaches.

- Perform in-depth review and analysis of programmatic (cost and schedule) detail in addition to technical (performance) detail.

- Perform independent reviews of complex technical design documentation and cost/schedule execution metrics.

- Engage other SAIC and USG SMEs as appropriate and produce an integrated payload end- to-end product.

- Develop productive relationships with Subcontractor counterparts, functional counterparts, and other subject matter experts.

- Provide formal and informal feedback to the COTR, Subject Matter Experts, and other customer personnel.

- Support requirements activities with the development contractors.

- Assist in flow down of requirements from higher level documents.

- Review/monitor subsystem and assembly-level test and verification/validation planning and execution.

- Attend subsystem and segment level design reviews and program management reviews to assess design maturity, requirements compliance.

- Provide expert advice concerning all aspects of subsystem development.

- Review hardware schedules, earned value, test results, sell-off package reports, hardware build and integration plans/procedures, test plans/procedures, ERB packages, FRB reports, etc.

- Review drawings, documents and procedures for design, manufacturing, integration, and test and provide comments to the subcontractor, prime and/or USG.

- Track development issues, significant accomplishments and upcoming events and provide weekly status updates to the customer.

- Attend subsystem-level working groups to assess design maturity, requirements compliance and to provide informed technical recommendations to the USG.

- Attend segment level design reviews and program management reviews to assess design maturity, requirements compliance and to provide informed technical recommendations to the USG.

- Other duties as specified by the customer.

Required Education and Experience:

- Bachelor's degree in an engineering discipline or significant mission experience.

- Experience with the programmatic, manufacturing, and design engineering aspects of opto-mechanical payloads.

- Basic understanding of DOD/IC satellite systems and architectures.

- Excellent interpersonal, leadership, team building and problem solving skills with a demonstrated ability to be effective in a government/contractor team environment.

- Experience in DOD/IC acquisition and program management processes.

- Excellent oral and written communication skills.

- Demonstrated sustained superior performance.

- Available to travel domestically.

SAIC Overview:SAIC is a premier technology integrator providing full life cycle services and solutions in the technical, engineering, intelligence, and enterprise information technology markets. SAIC is Redefining Ingenuity through its deep customer and domain knowledge to enable the delivery of systems engineering and integration offerings for large, complex projects. SAIC¿s approximately 15,000 employees are driven by integrity and mission focus to serve customers in the U.S. federal government. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $4.5 billion. For more information, visit For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see ( My SAIC Benefits. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Job Posting: Mar 27, 2018, 1:42:18 PM
Primary Location: United States-CA-EL SEGUNDO
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time
Full time
El Segundo, California 90245, US