El Segundo, California

Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future

ManTech is seeking a full-time Systems Engineer to support new entrant certification of the Vulcan launch vehicle system.  This position supports the Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) at Los Angeles Air Force Base. The candidate will support systems engineering responsibilities and activities of the non-recurring design validation.

Clearance: Active Secret Clearance Preferred

Location: El Segundo, CA

The Aerospace Systems Engineer will:

  • Implement Systems Engineering best practices to identify, track, and validate certification requirements and Launch Service Provider compliance.
  • Support development and execution of systems engineering certification audits and reports.
  • Interfaces with certification representatives to include USAF and, United Launch Alliance
  • Assist in maintaining situational awareness of certification progress and metrics through creating and presenting summary briefings and leveraging status tracking tools
  • Capture and report certification 'lessons learned'
  • Work with customer teams in accomplishing systems engineering tasks and activities
  • Other duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in a STEM Discipline
  • 10 years of systems engineering experience in development of launch vehicle/space systems; will consider less experience in lieu of advanced degrees (8 years with MS, 6 with PhD)
  • Experience working in and leading multi-disciplined teams of engineers
  • Ability to travel up to 25% time.
  • US Citizenship required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Experience with MS Office tools such as Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Current active DoD Secret Clearance or higher

Physical Requirements:

  • ​Must be able to remain in a stationary position up to 50% of the time
  • Position requires to move about inside an office to access office machinery
  • Position may require frequent communication with co-workers, management and customers and may be required to deliver presentations.

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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