El Segundo, California

Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future


ManTech's Air Force and Space Division is recruiting highly talented candidates to support a contract that provides cradle to grave support to the United States Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) Launch Systems Enterprise Directorates National Security Space Launch (NSSL) (formerly Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV)) program.

We assist the Air Force by supporting a multitude of areas, including Systems Engineering & Integration, Acquisition & Program Management Support, Mission Integration Management, System Safety & Environmental Engineering, Systems Security & Information Assurance, Launch Schedule and Risk Management, Certification of New Entrant Launch Vehicles.

ManTech is actively seeking a motivated, customer-oriented Senior Launch Mission Integrator to join our team in the El Segundo, CA area.


  • The Senior Launch Mission Integrator will manage mission assurance process and procedural training, including launch flow activities, maintenance oversight standards and practice, and other launch operations
  • Provide technical assessments for launch campaign planning meetings, mission working groups, readiness reviews
  • Provide summary launch vehicle processing schedules and status products, monitor and assess the launch service providers processing and problem resolution activities, and provide status and recommendations to Air Force Leadership
  • Evaluate payload integration requirements, assess the abilities of the Launch Support Contractor and Range to meet payload requirements, and identify risks/issues to the Air Force Launch Mission Manager
  • Develop day of launch and mission rehearsal scripts, timelines, technical reference products, etc., and support the USG launch team during performance and evaluation of on-console EELV launch processing and launch operations, mission rehearsals and shadow operations
  • Maintain the archive of launch campaign products and provide technical training to USG mission team members on the mission management process
  • Candidate must possess extensive knowledge of launch and range systems training, safety and environmental factors, launch systems maintenance processes and policies, quality control, launch and range operations, space and launch vehicle resource, program management and successful mission assurance practice and policy


  • Bachelor of Science (BS) Degree in Mechanical/Aerospace or STEM discipline is required, and preferably, a Master of Science (MS) Degree. An additional two years of related experience for the specific skill can be substituted for the MS
  • Minimum 10 years of related experience in launch integration with emphasis in spacecraft or launch vehicle processing
  • Current Active DoD Secret Clearance
  • US Citizenship Required
  • Travel up to 50%

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong background in launch vehicle concepts is highly desired
  • Experience with senior level Air Force leadership in a Program Office environment
  • Experience working with the Space and Missile Center (SMC)
  • Master's degree in Systems Engineering or related field
  • Work as an integral team member of the SE&I team
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and commercial business applications
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated competency in Microsoft tools including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and Information Technology (IT) systems and SharePoint-type databases
  • Initiative, sound judgment, effective decision-making, successful collaboration with multiple agencies and personnel, excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to resolve quality issues effectively

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position for 50% of the time.
  • The person in this position needs to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery etc.
  • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine and computer printer.

For all positions requiring access to technology/software source code that is subject to export control laws, employment with the company is contingent on either verifying U.S.-person status or obtaining any necessary license. The applicant will be required to answer certain questions for export control purposes, and that information will be reviewed by compliance personnel to ensure compliance with federal law. ManTech may choose not to apply for a license for such individuals whose access to export-controlled technology or software source code may require authorization and may decline to proceed with an applicant on that basis alone.

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El Segundo, California

ManTech was founded in 1968 to provide advanced technological services to the United States government. We began with a single contract with the U.S. Navy to develop war-gaming models for the submarine community. Over the years, our government's technology needs have increased dramatically in scope and sophistication, and we have grown to meet that challenge.


For more than 4 decades, we kept a careful eye on where emerging technologies were taking the government, and we developed the resources to master those technologies—by staying close to our customers and anticipating their needs, hiring talented professionals to propel us into the future, and acquiring companies with proven capabilities.


Today, we are a multi-billion-dollar public company that provides the innovation, adaptability, and critical thinking our government needs for success in defense, intelligence, law enforcement, science, administration, health, and other fields—throughout the nation and in many countries throughout the world. We are now applying the lessons learned in the unforgiving arena of national security to help the private sector protect networks and critical information.

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