Ground Segment Systems Engineer

  • Posted 60+ days ago | Updated 3 hours ago


USD 125,001.00 - 150,000.00 per year
Full Time


System testingAcquisitionData architectureDocument reviewNegotiationsIT program managementFederal governmentSecurity clearanceInterfacesScienceSystem requirementsEstimatingInformation TechnologyVerification and validationSystems engineeringApplication developmentPoliciesAlgorithmsManagementProduct requirementsInterfaces managementCost-benefit analysisPerformance analysisCertification and accreditationDesignFOCUS

Job Details

Job ID: 2313087

Location: EL SEGUNDO, CA, US

Date Posted: 2023-09-20

Category: Engineering and Sciences

Subcategory: Systems Engineer

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Minimum Clearance Required: Top Secret

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI with Poly

Potential for Remote Work: No


SAIC is seeking an experienced Ground Segment Systems Engineer to support to the US Space Force (USSF) in developing, deploying, and sustaining a National Security Space system within the Space Systems Command Space Domain Awareness and Combat Power (SSC/SZ) system program office. This position is located in El Segundo, CA where the system is developed and managed.

Fun stuff you will do on the job:
  • Support various systems architecting and engineering activities such as system requirements definition, design, interface management, data architecture development, verification and validation, integration, performance analysis, lifecycle cost analysis & estimation, decision analysis, and physical configuration assessments
  • Manage ground segment technical and interface requirements
  • Manage interface negotiation with external stakeholders
  • Oversee requirements and interface verification
  • Ensure the logical and systematic conversion of product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints
  • Support development of system engineering items such as CONOPs, requirements definitions (or features, themes, epics), system testing, algorithm document review, and interfaces to other application development efforts
  • Support the development and refinement of acquisition strategies as well as identifying program execution issues and provide recommendations when possible


This is you:
  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering or relevant discipline and 9 years or more of applicable experience (or 4 additional years of experience in lieu of degree)
  • Requires an active Top Secret clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain access to Sensitive Compartmented Information and Special Programs and be willing to consent to a polygraph examination
  • Experience with technical program management, systems engineering, and government acquisitions of Space Systems within the Space Control mission area
  • Experience with Software Systems Engineering, Design, and Architecture Development

Target salary range: $125,001 - $150,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.

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