El Segundo, California

LinQuest is seeking a Satellite Launch Systems Integration (LSI) Specialist to join our team at the LA Garrison (LAAFB CA).


  • Identify, document and report technical disconnects relating to Launch System readiness planning, integration, launch-base processing activities, and the closing out of any launch integration activities for compliance with government policies and instructions
  • Capture and document all lessons learned from previous missions and evaluate potential impact on current mission being worked.
  • Participate in day-of launch rehearsal activities, mission readiness reviews, space flight worthiness preparations and presentations, mission certification, EOT / test coordinator training, SV shipment coordination and transportation support, factory activities, provide directorate interaction to on-orbit contractor support, and provide launch-base planning, preparation, and sustainment required for launch-base processing flow
  • Review, edit, update, and coordinate all documentation (e.g., launch-related mission unique proposals) required to facilitate the execution of the next launch
  • Support Interface Control Document (ICD) development and support requirements interface management, allocation, and traceability to ensure SV requirements are assessed and implemented on the launch vehicle
  • Analyze launch planning dates and provide program risk assessments and recommendations to the government.
    Participate as an adviser in Launch Enterprise booster competition source selection
Required Skills:

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and participate in cross-functional planning, coordination and task execution across the spectrum of systems engineering and integration activities
  • Working with military and other government representatives, FFRDC (Aerospace) representatives, and SSC's prime contractors, sub-contractors, and vendors
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to develop solutions for complex technical issues with limited supervision
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products
Required Experience:

  • Technical Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • 10 years’ experience in areas of Launch Systems Integration, systems engineering, DoD space acquisitions and compliance with government instructions
  • Day-of-Launch rehearsal activities and Mission Readiness Reviews
  • Satellite production and launch processing at the Eastern or Western Range
  • TS/SCI Security Clearance is required to be considered for this position

  • Starting salary ranges from $130,000 to $150,000 depending on relevant experience and qualifications.

LinQuest offers comprehensive and competitive benefit offerings to our team members to include medical, dental, vision, retirement, paid time off, company-paid life insurance, and more! For additional information please visit: https://www.linquest.com/careers/our-benefits

COVID-19 Compliance Guidelines: As a federal contractor, all LinQuest team members may be required to comply with Executive Order 14042- Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, which may include mandatory vaccination and ability to provide proof of vaccination status prior to start of employment. Additionally, team members are expected to comply with all safety protocols related to mask wearing and physical distancing while in covered contractor workplaces. If applicable, prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement through LinQuest Human Resources and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment.

El Segundo, California

LinQuest delivers performance excellence across the Air, Land, Sea, Space, and Cyberspace domains. We provide highly valued, state-of-the-art and cost effective technical solutions to the U.S. government, civil and commercial customers. LinQuest's services and products span the engineering, testing, operation and sustainment of critical capabilities and programs ranging from intricate systems and architectures to highly complex enterprises comprised of families of systems. LinQuest integrates technical and operational domain expertise with process discipline and delivers superior performance across the life cycle of programs.

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