SAIC is seeking a Spacecraft System Engineer to provide engineering and technical assistance within a Government Program Office.
Key Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Work in an interactive team environment with Government customer leads and other subject matter experts.
Independently assess contractor-proposed spacecraft power, prop, thermal and mechanical designs and provide feedback to government.
Develop specialized tools to support design assessments and support government tracking of contractor design and required performance
Review contractor data delivery packages for sufficiency
Develop presentations for the government on findings for contractor designs
Support proposal evaluation (to include Tech/Management, Cost, BOEs) to assess strengths/weaknesses of contractor proposals to assist government with source selection and develop negotiation position(s)
TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and fourteen (14) years or more experience; Masters and twelve (12) years or more experience; PhD or JD and nine (9) years or more experience
BS in Mechanical Engineering or similar technical discipline
10+ years NRO Spacecraft engineering experience
5+ years of GEOINT experience
Familiarity with NRO command media
Ability to work autonomously without much oversight
Ability to communicate issues succinctly to both the government customer and to the contractors
Ability to look at the big picture to see how design trades impact capabilities
Ability to use available government furnished information system software or to develop engineering tools to perform independent checks/assessments of contractor designs.
MS in Mechanical Engineering or similar technical discipline
15+ years NRO Spacecraft engineering experience
10+ years of GEOINT experience
Ability to draft RFPs and Government source selection documents (SOW/SOO, CDRLs, Section L, Section M, Source Selection Criteria, Fee Plan, etc)
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