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Ground and Exploitation Development Lead Job

Ground and Exploitation Development Lead Job

Date: Apr 5, 2018

Location: El Segundo, CA, US

Company: SAIC

Ground and Exploitation Development Lead (Job Number:434768)


SAIC is currently looking for a Ground and Exploitation Development Lead to provide management and oversight of all ground system and emerging technology development for the Remote Sensing Directorate at SMC, with responsibilities for the Air Force’s Overhead Persistent Infrared (OPIR) and Environmental Monitoring space and ground systems across the full development and operational lifecycle.

Key aspects of this oversight will include the following:

- Block 20 Ground Development
- Enterprise Ground Services (EGS) program integration
- Future Operational Resilient Ground Enterprise (FORGE)
- Tools, Applications, and Processing (TAP) Lab prototype development

The Ground and Exploitation Development Lead is responsible for management and oversight of all systems engineering activities under the purview of the Government Future Ground and Exploitation Division. This includes major program block upgrades and incorporation of new ground and exploitation capabilities to increase system performance and robustness. This oversight role spans their entire development lifecycle for ground systems, including concepts, requirements, design, development, test/validation, and transition to operations.

The Lead will coordinate the SE&I efforts to interface with development contractors and provide recommendations to the Government for all program activities. The Ground and Exploitation Development Lead will report directly to the RS SE&I Program Manager and serve as part of the Key Personnel leadership team for the effort.

Job Specific Responsibilities:

- Oversight and management of systems engineering activities
- Conduct SE based on sound engineering practices
- Elicit and refine customer requirements
- Ensure designs fully support requirements and are consistent with customer budget, schedule, risk profile and organizational/system constraints
- Performs Systems Engineering activities including: concept of operations formulation, requirements definition, analysis and engineering, system architecting, system analysis and design, interface and data architectures, validation and verification, systems integration, system & operational performance analysis, Lifecycle cost analysis & estimation, decision analysis and physical configuration analysis (PCA) .
- Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints.
- Performs functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software or engineering specifications.
- Provides specific, detailed information for selection, implementation techniques, and tools for the most efficient solution to meet business needs, including present and future capacity requirements.



- Apply advanced technical principles, theories, and concepts
- Contribute to development of new principles and concepts
- Participate with senior managers to establish strategic plans and objectives
- Recommend/make decisions on administrative or project work matters and ensures effective achievement of program, project, or organizational objectives


- Bachelors (STEM) and fourteen (14) years or more of related experience or
- Masters and twelve (12) years or more of related experience or
- PhD or JD and nine (9) years or more of related experience
- Education and Certifications
- Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or closely-related discipline required (BS STEM); Master’s degree is desired
- INCOSE Certification (Preferred)


- Work proficiently on unusually complex technical problems and provide solutions which are highly innovative and ingenious

- Technical Specialties

- Apply advanced technical principles,
- Model Based Systems Engineering
- Cybersecurity
- Requirements development/validation
- Concept of operations formulation
- Analysis and engineering
- System architecting
- Hardware and software
- System analysis and design
- Interface and data architectures
- Systems integration
- Test and evaluation
- Prototype development Technologies
- Environmental Monitoring
- Space and Ground systems
- Cloud architectures

SAIC Overview:SAIC is a premier technology integrator providing full life cycle services and solutions in the technical, engineering, intelligence, and enterprise information technology markets. SAIC provides systems engineering and integration offerings for large, complex projects. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, SAIC has approximately 15,000 employees and annual revenues of about $4.3 billion.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Job Posting: Mar 7, 2018, 5:48:02 PM
Primary Location: United States-CA-EL SEGUNDO
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Top Secret/SCI
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
Schedule: Full-time

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

Job Segment: Engineer, Developer, Cloud, Testing, Systems Engineer, Engineering, Technology

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