Launch Integration Engineer (Job Number:440700)
SAIC has an opening in Launch Mission Integration support responsibilities include program plan development and maintenance, including performing launch vehicle mission trade studies, mission analysis, the development of mission unique requirements and derived requirements identification, monitoring verifying all launch vehicle and satellite vehicle interface requirements including satellite vehicle transportation and processing requirements.
Support includes an understanding of the launch services contract requirements and Launch Systems Integration Contractor (LSIC) integration service contract requirements to manage ECP incorporation, including change definition, contract modification technical evaluation, and launch operations planning and execution. Requires close coordination with the SV Program, LVC, OL, Range, and other associated contractors and organizations. Requires a working knowledge of USAF Engineering Launch Support System (ELSS) architecture and components, including the Launch Vehicle Launch Support Centers (LVLSCs) at the launch bases.
Launch Mission Integration tasks include:
Provides space vehicle to launch vehicle nitration, manifesting, and launch expertise
Provides Launch mission management process continuity across the Launch Enterprise
Supports Launch Mission Management interface with internal and external divisions, agencies and contractors.
Generates reports and presentations for PIRs, QPRs, and other launch enterprise internal and external reviews.
Manages coordination process for planning and readiness meetings
Performs quality assurance of all launch mission integration products assuring quality products are properly developed, coordinated and delivered
Provides launch Mission Integration expertise for manufacturing, quality assurance and business management meetings/reviews
Standardizes launch vehicle readiness activities where possible
Monitor hardware issues and provides assessments in the OSL weekly report
Monitor and assess fleet wide issues affecting mission assurance
Assists in the development of consistent mission certification requirement process
Provides support to mission managers for launch certification activities
Assists in the development of launch and mission integration requirements in support of the OSL CBJB and IPBS development
Reconciles launch requirements against mission execution plans
Supports the collaboration efforts with NASA and USAF to assure common understanding and sharing of resources of certification activities
Fosters collaboration with external launch partners and organizations
Attend Launch Scheduling/Manifest Meetings as required
Support each OSL launch campaign, throughout the launch process, by ensuring the availability of necessary Mission IT infrastructure and services as driven by satellite program and OSL requirements, including NOPS launch requirements. Mission Controls Operations support includes planning, integration, and operational support to the government team for NRO day of launch and rehearsal operation to establish the configuration of a mission control network for support of OSL operations at NOPS, CCAFS, and VAFB. These operations include but are not limited to: processing and support facility verification, training simulation, network simulation, integrated crew exercise, mission dress rehearsals, troubleshooting, processing and launch operations. The mission control network consists of the communications links (secure and non-secure voice, data, video, timing, and fax circuits) within the respective range (Eastern Range and/or Western Range) and between NOPS/AFSCN and inter- range facilities.
Coordinate and ensure accurate integration of mission control operations documentation and test/launch operations with supporting agencies, to include the Ground Operations Working group (GOWG), the Day of Launch Working Group (DOLWG), the Integrated Communications Baseline Meeting (ICBM)
Develop and maintain Integrated Mission Scripts (IMS) for payload operations to supplement the applicable Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV) or other LV mission documentation
Document the baseline configuration of the mission control network, and coordinate and document changes for the mission control network operational configuration
Coordinate and schedule required range support for mission support operation
Provide on-console network validation and network operations support to the Government team before and/or during the mission event at the OSL facilities that support the launch
TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Demonstrated ability to establish effective working relationships with other government agencies and mission partners
Expert knowledge of the mission integration process, to include experience working launch vehicle to space vehicle interfaces, including mechanical, electrical, mission analysis, launch and SV environments, ground operations, space vehicle transportation and processing, launch readiness, mission interface verification between LV and SV
SAIC is a premier technology integrator providing full life cycle services and solutions in the technical, engineering, intelligence, and enterprise information technology markets. SAIC is Redefining Ingenuity through its deep customer and domain knowledge to enable the delivery of systems engineering and integration offerings for large, complex projects. SAIC's approximately 15,000 employees are driven by integrity and mission focus to serve customers in the U.S. federal government. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $4.5 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see My SAIC Benefits. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability
Job Posting: Oct 30, 2018, 2:08:07 PM
Primary Location: United States-VA-CHANTILLY
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day Job