Description SAIC is seeking a seasoned Systems Engineer on the Horizon Program to provide factory systems engineering and acquisition support for our US Space Force customer in El Segundo, CA. The position requires an individual with extensive experience in technical programs, technical program management, and systems engineering of large scale space and ground systems and/or new start technical demonstration space and ground systems, and manage program system safety needs. The successful candidate will have excellent communication and team skills. In addition, the candidate will be expected to continually balance and adjust work priorities to meet short term work suspense and rapidly evolving customer needs. Key duties/responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Provide day-to-day on-site Systems Engineering and Acquisition Support to the Government Program Manager. Work as part of Government and Contractor technical teams providing acquisition support, project management expertise, and general systems engineering technical knowledge to multiple activities. This position is to provide systems engineering support in the broad areas of contract requirements generation/review/compliance, space systems technical review and assessment, risk assessment, integration and test, verification and validation, and written technical summaries as required. The candidate must have in-depth knowledge of Department of Defense acquisition policy and be capable of developing acquisition documentation in support of technical projects. The position focuses primarily on space based systems. Qualifications * Bachelor of Science in Engineering or relevant discipline and 14+ years of related experience in areas including technical program management, systems engineering, and acquisition within the areas of Space, Space Control, and Reconnaissance * Qualified applicants must possess as active TS/SCI clearance and have a willingness to consent to a polygraph examination Desired Qualifications: * Master's Degree in engineering or a related field, Certified Safety Professional or Professional Engineer, 4 or more years of System Safety Engineering PMP certification, INCOSE CSEP, SE Certificates. Space Superiority Systems Directorate Overview: The Space Superiority Systems Directorate at Los Angeles Air Force Base, CA. equips U.S. forces with space control systems to gain, maintain, and exploit space superiority. It has a multi-billion-dollar budget, 350-person program office, and 1.500-person industry team at multiple locations throughout the country to support operational systems worldwide. It directs the planning, development, testing, deployment. And sustainment of a complex and dynamic portfolio of space-superiority capabilities of the highest national priority. *ICAF* COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. Full vaccination will be required before the start of employment in order to work onsite at an SAIC location. If applicable, prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at Contact Us and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Employees working onsite at a customer location must comply with customer requirements which may include mandatory vaccination, mandatory attestation regarding one's vaccination status and mandatory weekly or bi-weekly testing.