Senior Missile Defense Specialty Engineer

Clearance Level
Engineering (General)
Huntsville, Alabama

REQ#: RQ128195

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

The National Team supports the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) as it develops, tests, and fields an integrated Missile Defense System (MDS).  The selected engineer will possess design/development/test experience applied to Specialty Engineering Environments (natural, hostile, and induced) and RF System Design (E3 Effects, performance margin). Applicants must also possess strong project management skills and work well in interdisciplinary teams to plan, design, develop and verify complex lifecycle balanced system of systems and system solutions. The Specialty Engineer will evaluate customer/operational needs and analyze system data to develop sound requirements which communicate design needs clearly and effectively, and properly constrain the design space to account for Specialty Engineering design concerns. Knowledge of technical standards, model based engineering approaches, and models to characterize environmental effects are required. Occasional travel required.

Required Qualifications:   Specialty engineering / design suitability experience applying principles and practices on large scale aerospace or defense products. Experience with industry technical/design standards. Experience in testing large scale systems. Demonstrated ability to prepare and present technical data and analysis results.  Excellent communication and analytical skills. BA/BS (or equivalent experience), 10+ years of experience

Desired Qualifications:    Candidates should have a strong systems engineering and test design background, demonstrated collaboration and presentation skills and be able to perform in a fluid geographically distributed team environment. 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, MDS 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.) 

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