Contributes to completion of specific engineering programs and projects.This systems engineering position’s primary role will be representing the National Team – Engineering (NT-E) on the MDA Joint Analysis Team (JAT). In the test analyst role, the candidate will develop plans for ground and flight test data analysis and supporting documentation. The role includes developing approaches to, along with tools to support, performing test analysis on the complex Missile Defense System (MDS), and reporting results in writing for presentation during data reviews. The systems engineer will be responsible for working with associated Systems Engineering (SE) teams, Test Organizations, Warfighters and Element Program focals to ensure MDS tests meet technical intent, system capabilities, and behaviors. In the test analysis role, the candidate will develop, utilize and present analytical products with the intent of assessing strategic and/or theater/regional element system level performance of the MDS in ground test and flight test events.
Required Qualifications: Knowledge of ground test design and data collection for a complex missile defense program. Knowledge of System Engineering for test campaign and test event design processes in support of system assessment. Experience and understanding of system level behavior. Understanding performance characterization of battle management and command and control functions and their associated information exchange requirements tied to specified performance metrics that are traditionally demonstrated in system level test events. Candidate must be proficient in using analytical tools that assess the system level performance of the MDS kill chain including radar acquisition, tracking, and discrimination; battle manager engagement planning, warfighter interaction, and engagement coordination with other MDS systems; and interceptor acquisition, tracking, and discrimination. Must be able to work independently as well as part of a geographically distributed team.
Education: Requires educational credentials meeting the classification standards for engineers (minimum Bachelor’s Degree).
Desired Qualifications. Candidates with strong systems engineering or MDS analysis background and demonstrated collaboration and presentation skills are desired. System level interface design and specification development experience is desired. Additionally, candidate should possess knowledge of the Missile Defense System (MDS), a strong background with Matlab, Python, Jupiter Notebooks, Tableau or similar analytical tools, system analysis, and system level testing.
COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.
The likely salary range for this position is $80,800 - $121,200, 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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