Job Description: Systems Engineer – System Test Requirements will play a critical role in the development and allocation of system test requirements and produce test planning artifacts such as test objective memoranda (TO Memos) and other supporting analysis documentation and briefings. Test planning artifacts will be developed through a thorough understanding of the Integrated Master Test Plan (IMTP) and Integrated Master Assessment Plan (IMAP) which define, document and coordinate ground test primary and secondary test objectives for the Missile Defense Agency (MDA). Individual will proactively coordinate System Test activities and products across the MDA enterprise, and regularly collaborate with functional group leads, senior management, and government personnel. The System Engineer will routinely brief task status, issues and recommended resolutions to stakeholders.
Required Qualifications: Individual must have a strong understanding and experience with MDA system level test planning including detailed involvement with IMTP, IMAP and assessment databases. Must understand System Test Requirements, software versions, and alignment to the Phased Implementation Plan (PIP) across multiple baselines and increments. Demonstrated experience with coordinating test-related issues across MDA 2 and 3 letter organizations. Demonstrated understanding of or experience with the (IMAP), its underlying database. Understanding and or demonstrated experience with parsing and mapping software and hardware versions to capabilities in higher or lower level documentation. Individual must possess good communication skills. Capable of working both independently and in a team environment, proactively engaging with customers and stakeholders and solving complex problems.
Education: Degree and experience in an engineering classification, operations research, mathematics or physics, or other degree coupled with significant test and/or systems engineering experience: Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD
Desired Qualifications: Systems engineer or Test Engineer with extensive understanding of and or experience with Missile Defense Systems (e.g., Aegis Weapons Systems, Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD), Fire Control (FOM, GFC), C2BMC, BMDS sensors (EO/IR/RF), kill vehicles, interceptors, countermeasures, counter-countermeasures, or threats). A basic understanding of system level requirements, performance parameters, technical performance measures, key test points, sensors, missiles, interceptors, detection/tracking, or Command and Control (e.g., C3I, C4I, etc.)
The likely salary range for this position is $92,800 - $139,200, this is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary; rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.
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