Verification Validation Test Engineer

Full Time



    Job Description

    Job ID: 2300695

    Location: EL SEGUNDO, CA, US

    Date Posted: 2023-01-19

    Category: Engineering and Sciences

    Subcategory: Specialty Engr

    Schedule: Full-time

    Shift: Day Job

    Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

    Minimum Clearance Required: Secret

    Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None

    Potential for Remote Work: No

    SAIC is seeking a Verification and Validation Test Engineer to provide Engineering services for complex space and ground development efforts as part of a critical Government program in El Segundo, California. This candidate will support system engineering and integration activities that define and integrate major space systems and associated ground elements from concept, development, integration, and transition into an operational enterprise. As an SE&I (Systems Engineering & Integration) Professional, you will provide System Engineering services across all engineering disciplines critical to developing and deploying the operational capabilities into an integrated architecture.

    Job Responsibilities:
    • Collaborating with Space Systems Command (SSC) stakeholders to develop and acquire approval of test and evaluation plans
    • Developing, documenting, executing, integrating and evolving systems engineering processes as required to enable effective SBEM systems engineering Test and Evaluation efforts
    • Making resource recommendations and developing strategies to ensure required test equipment, instrumentation and personnel are available to plan and execute test programs
    • Participating in the Integrated Test Team (ITT) and associated working groups conducting test planning for satellite, hosted payload, and control segments to achieve successful certification and Operational Acceptance
    • Reviewing prime contractor and Operational Test Agency test plans, procedures, and reports that support overall Operational Acceptance and requirement verification efforts
    • Supporting Deficiency Reporting identification and resolution reporting in accordance with TO 00-35D-54
    • Supporting certification of readiness to enter operational test and AFMAN 63-119 template process

    • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Aeronautical, Communications Engineering (technical), Math, Physics, or similar and nine (9) years or more experience
    • Active DoD Secret Clearance
    • Strong understanding of fundamental test and evaluation processes.
    • Demonstrated experience working with Space Force/DoD customers in an acquisition environment, with Space systems (especially at SSC), Weather systems, and ground and space system acquisition.
    • Experience leading systems engineering activities in the development, transition to operations, operations and sustainment of complex satellite systems.
    • Experience writing and delivering technical documents and briefings.
    Desired Requirements:
    • Master's Degree
    • Active TS or TS/SCI Clearance
    • SBEM-specific experience
    • Thorough understanding of space systems design, integration and test requirements and test execution, including test equipment support

    Target salary range: $150,001 - $175,000. 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.