FORGE Team Lead
Location: El Segundo
Posted on: November 22, 2021
Date Posted: 2021-11-17
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Systems Engineer
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI
Potential for Remote Work: No
Make a difference for national security by joining a team of
dedicated professionals in El Segundo, CA who assist the U.S. Space
Force (USSF) in developing and deploying the next generation of
satellites and ground system Warfighter operational capabilities
for missile warning/missile tracking (MW/MT) and terrestrial and
space based environmental monitoring (TEM/SBEM). These systems -
alert senior military officials when missile launches occur around
the globe, as well as enable Combatant Commanders (CCMDs) to
successfully plan and execute global air, naval and troop movement
mission objectives by providing mission-critical terrestrial
weather data and monitoring the space and solar environmental
impacts to our satellite communications and position, navigation
and timing space systems.
Our Systems Engineering & Integration (SE&I) team has an
immediate need for a Senior Systems Engineer to act as our Future
Operationally Resilient Ground Evolution (FORGE) Team Lead with
experience in Department of Defense (DoD) Space and Ground systems.
- This person will support the development and technical
integration of a future ground system open architecture framework
that provides command and control, mission data processing, and
data exploitation for Overhead Persistent Infrared (OPIR)
capabilities. - This individual will provide support to the FORGE
program in support of the Space Systems Command Enterprise Corps
and the Missile Warning Capability Area.
Major duties of the position include:
Ensuring effective integration of FORGE across space, ground,
operations, and data exploitation activities and products
Coordinating FORGE integration requirements for acquisition
planning elements across the Missile Warning Capability Area.
Applying lessons learned from managing similar open system
architecture ground system efforts to ensure successful planning,
development, production, transition to operations, and sustainment
of the FORGE program.
Interacting with contractor and government leads to ensure that all
system and interface requirements are consistent and valid across
FORGE program and the Missile Warning Capability Area.
Supporting the customer in defining, capturing, and maintaining the
technical, schedule, and cost risks throughout the FORGE program
lifecycle and developing risk mitigation courses of action and
assessing impacts of risks and proposed changes.
Developing acquisition-related briefings, plans, papers, and other
documentation -in support of FORGE program and Missile Warning
Capability Area decision making.
Required Experience, Skills and Attributes
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and fourteen (14) years or more
experience; Masters and twelve (12) years or more experience; PhD
and nine (9) years or more experience - Electrical Engineering,
Aeronautical, Communications Engineering (technical), Math,
Physics, or similar discipline.
Strong, proactive leader who takes the initiative to identify, own
and solve customer problems.
Extremely motivated individual who is a self-starter and a team
14+ years of strong demonstrated system engineering experience with
space, ground, operations and sustainment segments of a DoD or NRO
program with a proven delivery record.
Experience leading open architecture ground system development
efforts throughout the entire systems engineering lifecycle
Candidate should have experience with Space systems (especially at
SSC), OPIR systems, ground and space system acquisition, and system
Experience with requirements and interface management, risk
management, change boards and change board environment.
Ability to provide a wide variety of technical analyses and program
management support to a government customer.
Experience writing and delivering technical documents and
Active Top Secret Clearance -with ability to obtain SCI
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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.
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