Provides system engineering support to assist the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) Capabilities and Limitations assessment of the Missile Defense System.

JOB DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES:
Missile defense System Assessment performs technical assessments to support Senior Leadership and Warfighter stakeholders in making fielding decisions for the sensors, battle managers, communications, and weapons systems of the Missile Defense System (MDS). Provides direct technical support to the MDA by performing predictive analysis of MDS performance to support the technical rigor of test conditions, analytical support to system assessment leads, and synthesis and visualization of data to communicate key technical aspects of MDS performance.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE/SKILLS
. Master’s degree (STEM-engineering, math, science, or Information Technology)
. 12+ years of full-time professional experience in areas such as: DoD or other government agency civilian or contractor support, or support to other large, complex acquisition or development programs.
. Active US Secret clearance.
. Strong written/oral communication skills
. Strong background in analysis work
. Knowledge of the Weapon Systems, especially MDS radars
. Ability to present analysis results to various levels of personnel
. Ability to decompose complex problems to actionable elements
. Expertise in Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD), Army Integrated Air and Missile Defense (AIAMD) Battle Command and Control (IBCS)
. Understanding of Area Air Defense Plans (AADP) and Blue Force Designs
. Synthesis of technical information to assess the technical performance of the MDS
. Motivated to grasp the functionality of various missile defense systems such as battle managers, interceptors, radar sensors, and infrared sensors (GMD, Aegis, THAAD, Patriot, C2BMC, AN/TPY-2, and Overheads)
. Development of assessment objectives and metrics to accomplish agency commitments
. Detailed knowledge of Ballistic Missile and Air Defense weapon systems.
. Detailed knowledge of Ballistic Missile and Air Breathing Threats
. Familiarity and experience with the GMD Weapons System

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

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