Space Based Environmental Monitoring Acquisition Engineer

Engility   •  

El Segundo, CA

Industry: Aerospace & Defense


8 - 10 years

Posted 181 days ago

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The Remote Sensing Systems Engineering & Integration (SE&I) team in El Segundo, CA has an immediate need for an Acquisition Engineer.  This individual will be a mid-level Systems Engineer with experience in Department of Defense (DoD) Space-Based systems.  Candidate will provide SE&I support to the Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) and Space Based Environmental Monitoring (SBEM) Enterprise programs in support of the Space and Missile Systems Center Remote Sensing Directorate (SMC/RS).  Candidate will support advanced planning activities to include space system acquisition strategy development, requirements development, budget preparation, Space & Missile Systems Center (SMC) and Department of Defense (DoD) strategic communications, and contractual planning.  Candidate should have experience with space systems, with a particular emphasis on SMC programs, ground and space system acquisitions.  Major duties of the position include:

  • Developing strategic and program level acquisition and systems engineering plans and products.
  • Providing strategic guidance on current and future SBIRS and SBEM space systems.
  • Providing stakeholder strategy and communications guidance.
  • Providing Government leadership with action plans for both strategic and tactical issue resolution.
  • Providing space system acquisition education and mentorship to Government program staff.
  • Developing acquisition briefings, plans, papers, and other documentation for SMC/RS leadership.
  • Collaborating with prime contractors, other team contractors, and Government (military and civilian).



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Math, Science or Engineering.
  • Current Top Secret Clearance
  • 9+ years of demonstrated systems engineering experience working with and integrating the space, ground, operations and sustainment segments of a DoD Space program in an acquisition environment.
  • Proven Systems Engineer who takes the initiative to identify, own and solve customer problems.
  • Motivated individual who is a self-starter and a team player with experience leading teams.
  • Demonstrated experience working with Air Force customers to enable acquisition planning decisions.
  • Experience supporting the DoD Acquisition, JCIDS, and Planning, Programing, Budget and Execution (PPBE) processes.
  • Experience with DoD, Air Force and SMC review and approval processes.
  • Experience writing and delivering technical documents and briefings.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills as well as organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills to enable working, interfacing, and interrelating with diverse personnel and dynamic teams.

 Desired Qualifications: 

  • Master’s Degree in Math, Science or Engineering.
  • SBEM and SBIRS-specific experience highly desirable.
  • DAU Program Management Level 3 highly desirable.
  • Program Management Professional (PMP) highly desirable.