Engineer with strong critical thinking and problem solving skills capable of interfacing verbally and in writing with Missile Defense Agency (MDA) Subject Matter Experts (SME) and Prime Contractor.

– Provide software engineering subject matter expertise for a ground based, Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) radar.
– Manage contractor software and firmware development, system/subsystem test requirements, regression testing, debugging efforts, performance verification, requirements traceability and documentation development.
– Develop and review software requirements and operational concepts, system interfaces, and schedule and resource estimates.
– Provide development estimates for scheduling, Implement document builds, perform unit testing, and support testing and deployment of software.
– Support Software and Modeling and Simulation IPTs, design Technical Interchange Meetings (TIMs), Working Groups, Design Reviews, and Code Reviews, to ensure system/subsystem designs meets requirements.
– Evaluate and prioritize software/firmware trouble report resolutions to incorporate into new version releases based on criticality level or functionality requirements.
– Interface with a multi-disciplinary product development team to support design, system integration, and fielding.
– Develop and present technical briefings and reports to Senior Leadership.
– Effectively communicate both orally and in writing.

Required Experience:

– Master’s degree (STEM) and 12+ years working on missile defense-related or other complex, large DoD program/project
– Knowledge of phased array radar theory, function, and design
– Works independently, applying engineering rigor to analyze and resolve problems within a fast-paced, dynamic environment
– Support advanced portions of the lifecycle of software development to include requirements definition, integration, and deployment.
– Familiarity with Agile software development practices, Agile methodologies, and Scaled Agile Framework
– Ability to self-manage and initiate within team structure
– Ability to decompose complex problems to actionable elements
– Ability to work across organizational boundaries
– Ability presenting complex information and concepts to Leaders at various levels
– Proficient with Microsoft Office® applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
– Secret Clearance or higher required

Desired Experience:
– Working knowledge of MDA Systems Engineering processes and procedures
– Working knowledge of MDA organizational structure
– Working knowledge of Missile Defense System (MDS) architecture and concepts

Job Category: Systems Engineer
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Huntsville
Clearance Level: Secret

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