Systems Engineer—Space Superiority
This position will support the Space and Missile Systems Center, Development Planning Directorate as a Systems Engineer with experience in and knowledge of Space Superiority systems and their development. The position will be part of the concept development team will develop, mature, and evaluate materiel concepts for the pre-Milestone A phase of the Defense Acquisition Management System, bridging warfighter-identified capability needs to planning for acquisition of materiel solutions. The position will utilize architecture and mission analysis to determine the most cost effective system-of-systems to meet Space Superiority mission area needs and develop technical performance measures to assess system performance. The position will also provide analytic support for identification of needs and development of requirements for potential materiel solutions; contribute to the initiation of high confidence acquisition programs via early systems engineering; develop early test and evaluation strategies; contribute to technology and manufacturing maturity; assessments of life-cycle analyses, lifecycle cost estimates, and early acquisition intelligence engagement. The position will document the analysis methodology and present results as required to senior management and customers.
Strong mission and systems engineering background in the Space Superiority mission area
Superior skills in the Systems Engineering disciplines, including: System Architecture Engineering
Requirements Definition, Analysis and Engineering,
Concepts of Operation Development
Test and Evaluation
Background in and understanding of the JCIDs process and DoDI 5000.2
Excellent people skills
Ability to work in a highly dynamic environment
Ability to receive tasking in the form of objectives and define goals to meet those objectives
Ability to plan and execute complex engineering activities
10 years systems engineering experience preferred
B.S. or higher in Math, Physics, Engineering, or Operations Research from an accredited college or university.
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Top Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret/SCI
Job Location: El Segundo, CA
Position Type: Full-time/Regular
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