Risk Management Systems Engineer, #4601 - LinQuest Corporation - El Segundo, CA

LinQuest is seeking a Risk Management Systems Engineer to join our team in El Segundo, CA.
You will work on the systems engineering and integration (SE&I) contract in support of the US Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC), Remote Sensing Systems Directorate (SMC/RS). Our Systems Engineering & Integration (SE&I) team has an immediate need for a Systems Engineer with experience in Department of Defense (DoD) space-based remote sensing systems. Candidate will provide SE&I support to the Overhead Persistent Infrared (OPIR) and Environmental Monitoring (EM) Enterprise programs in support of Enterprise Risk Management for the Space and Missile Systems Center Remote Sensing Directorate (SMC/RS). Candidate will support effective identification, mitigation planning, documentation and management of risks for DoD remote sensing systems. Candidate should have experience with, space system risk management activities, system acquisition, and the systems engineering lifecycle for space and ground systems (especially at SMC).
Responsibilities: Identifying, assessing and defining/coordinating definition of mitigation plans for system risks as well as capture plans for system opportunities Documenting risks and opportunities within the Government compatible risk management tool Evaluating existing risk and opportunity management plans and supporting stakeholder accomplishment of planned activities Analyzing, proposing and managing proposed changes to existing risk and opportunity management process documents and training packages utilized by the customer Evaluating risks and opportunities managed by MW/EM programs and identifying any that should also be elevated for management at the System/Enterprise level Evaluating prime contractor risk and opportunity management efforts and ensuring the Government is properly represented and prepared to make program decisions associated with these risks and opportunities Analyzing new acquisition programs and projects and making recommendations regarding ways to manage the risk to facilitate future integration with existing systems under sustainment Analyzing new and existing acquisition programs to identify and manage cybersecurity and system protection risks Providing expert analysis to assess risk of ongoing and future changes involving SMC/RS systems and their interfaces with external systems Supporting the development of acquisition-related briefings, plans, papers, and other documentation in support of SMC/RS decision making Collaborating with prime contractors, other team contractors, government civilians, and members of the U.S. Air Force
Required Skills: Ability to multi-task, prioritize tasks, and quickly adjust in a rapidly changing environment within the space and LV industries Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills Clear and concise written, verbal communications and presentation skills Ability to clearly articulate ideas, recommendations and options to the customer Ability to coordinate with numerous stakeholders/customers from DoD agencies to commercial industry Knowledgeable in the use and application of MS Office suite – specifically project, word and excel
Preferred Skills: Project or Acquisition Management Participation in launch certification and readiness assessments Detail oriented and the ability to organize, prioritize and address multi program schedules simultaneously Ability to learn and adapt to the use of new tools that may be used in future LE activities
Required Experience: Master’s Degree in Math, Science or Engineering with 12+ Years of demonstrated system engineering and integration experience with risk and opportunity management for space, ground, operations and sustainment segments of DoD, NSA, or NRO programs with a proven delivery record or a Bachelor’s Degree in Math, Science or Engineering with 14+ Years of demonstrated experience Strong understanding of fundamental space system risk/opportunity identification, mitigation/capture planning and overall risk and opportunity management process Highly motivated individual who is a self-starter and works well in a team environment Demonstrated experience working with Air Force/DoD customers in an acquisition environment, with space and/or ground systems (especially at SMC) Experience in developing space and ground system risk and opportunity management plans Experience writing and delivering technical documents and briefings Excellent verbal, written, and organizational skills Demonstrated interpersonal skills to enable working, interfacing, and interrelating with diverse personnel and dynamic teams Must have an active TS/SCI clearance to be considered for the position
Preferred Experience: Advanced degree in Math, Science or Engineering Experience supporting Air Force acquisition efforts
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to providing a work environment that values and respects each Team Member as an individual and important member of our culturally diverse organization. In keeping with this commitment, the Company is dedicated to providing a work environment free from any type of discrimination based upon race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, gender expression and identity, covered veteran and military status, marital status, disability, medical condition, genetic characteristics,political affiliation, or any other classification protected by law. This commitment and policy applies to all areas of employment.

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