Radio Frequency Systems Engineer
Location: El Segundo
Posted on: November 22, 2021
Location: EL SEGUNDO , CA , US
Date Posted: 2021-10-29
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Systems Engineer
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI with Poly
Potential for Remote Work: No
SAIC is seeking a senior principal Radio Frequency (RF) or
communications systems engineer and acquisition professional to
provide systems engineering and technical support to the US Space
Force Satellite Systems Command, Enterprise Corps, Special Programs
Directorate (SSC/ECZ). SSC/ECZ equips U.S. forces with space
control systems to gain, maintain, and exploit space superiority.
It directs the planning, development, testing, deployment, and
sustainment of a complex and dynamic portfolio of space-
superiority capabilities of the highest national priority. The
position requires an individual expertise in technical programs,
technical program management, and RF or communications systems
engineering of large scale space and ground systems and/or new
start technical demonstration space and ground systems. The
successful candidate will have excellent communication and team
skills. In addition, the candidate will be expected to continually
balance and adjust work priorities to meet short term work suspense
and rapidly evolving customer needs. The position is based in El
Segundo, CA. Qualified applicants must possess as active TS/SCI
- Perform technical support and independent risk assessment and
evaluation of program management execution, technical review
execution (DoD 5000.02 framework), and systems engineering.
- Assess viability from a programmatic and technical execution
- Monitor RF and signal processing design and development and
provide independent assessments, recommend system improvements and
- Review and assess design and supporting analysis.
- Support space, ground, and communications system design
- Perform systems engineering for space and ground systems. Be
able to evaluate design solutions and assess architecture analysis.
- Develop and review technical requirements, evaluating technical
proposals, review and assess software engineering and algorithm
development, and CONOPS development.
- Translate technical requirements into work packages, evaluating
technical proposals, manage modeling and simulation activities, and
schedule management to deliver an end product.
- Provide technical and acquisition support to Government and
contractor milestone reviews to assess progress, issues, and
meeting mission requirements traceability.
- Ensure program level documentation is aligned with Directorate
and higher headquarters guidance for program planning and
- Develop and evaluate program level documentation for SSC/ECZ
assigned programs in support of Directorate leadership.
- Engage and coordinate with SSC Center Staff, HQ US Space
Command, and HQ USSF on behalf of Directorate leadership to resolve
documentation issues in line with Directorate commander's intent
- Provide leadership advice on: acquisition strategies for
next-generation systems; program execution issues and
recommendations; strategic messaging to key operational and
acquisition government, industry, and media stakeholders.
- Working location: Position is co-located with Air Force
Customer in El Segundo, CA. Qualifications
- Requires an active TS/SCI clearance.
- Bachelors and 14 years or more experience; Masters and 12 years
or more experience; PhD or JD and 9 years or more experience COVID
Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere
with SAIC's vaccination policy. All SAIC employees must be fully
vaccinated and they must submit proof of vaccination on their first
day of employment. Prospective or new employees may seek an
exemption to the vaccination requirement at Contact Us and must
have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment.
Customer site vaccination requirements, if more strict, will take
precedence over SAIC's vaccination policy.
SAIC-- is a premier Fortune 500-- technology integrator driving our
nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of
offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence
markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital,
artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise
and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we
integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our
partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient
solutions that are critical to achieving our customers'
We are more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by
purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal
Opportunity Employer, fostering a respectful work culture based on
diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors.
Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of
approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit saic.com
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