National Security Space Operations Project Manager


COLORADO SPRINGS, CO, United States  None



JOB DESCRIPTION: Space Domain Awareness (SDA) Project Manager

SAIC seeks a space operations mission and capability subject expert to assist the Space Warfighting Analysis Center (SWAC) Space Security and Defense Program (SSDP) assess and recommend space control and space domain awareness (SDA) concepts, architectures and capabilities. The successful candidate will be able to work independently—and in coordination across the national security space enterprise—to do the following:

review and provide recommendations on SDA-related policy, strategy and guidance
advise and support systems engineering and integration activities, including reviewing soundness of system-level requirements and engineering artifacts, evaluating operational suitability of capabilities, and designing evaluations and experiments to influence near-term SDA operations
evaluate and influence operational requirements for future sensor network architectures
analyze needs, and capabilities of space control activities in support of partner organizations such as USSPACECOM, National Reconnaissance Office (NRO), Untied States Space Force (USSF) and other Service Components, the Joint Task Force Space Defense (JTF-SD) and others.

Desired salary range is $125,000 k to $150,000



Bachelors and ten (10) years or more experience; Masters and eight (8) years or more experience
10 years’ experience in National Security Space operations
5 years’ experience in systems analysis of space or related military sensing architectures
5 years’ experience in systems engineering (any facet)
5 years’ experience in project management

Desired Qualification

5 years’ experience in space domain awareness operations or capability development and/or sustainment
Systems engineering certification or academic degree focus.

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.
Target salary range: $125,001 – $150,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


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