The MITRE Corporation Systems Engineer for Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) - 00049450 in Bedford, Massachusetts

Systems Engineer for Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) - 00049450

Description

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Are you ready for a leading role as a systems engineer with strong expertise in Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) and Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD)? Help ensure the successful development of a sophisticated IAMD system for a partner nation in the Middle East.

  • Key Functions:

  • Provide technical expertise and apply sound systems engineering principles in a wide variety of areas including: system of systems integration; Concept of Operations (CONOPS); system architecture; system/software requirements; interface requirements; Command and Control; infrastructure and network design; radar integration; and tactical data links

  • Perform system analyses using modeling and simulation (M&S) and other technical approaches

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in one of the following disciplines, Electrical, Computer or Systems Engineering or similar field and 8 years related experience.

Required Qualifications:

  • Broad systems engineering and system lifecycle experience with a focus in at least one of the following domains: Tactical Data Links; Ballistic Missile Defense; Air Defense; Command and Control; or radar.

  • Experience with any of the following systems: Patriot; THAAD; Early Warning Radar (EWR); Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS); Command, Control, Battle Management, and Communications (C2BMC); Air Operations Center (AOC) or; Control and Reporting Center (CRC)

  • Ability to write complete, unambiguous, and verifiable requirements at the system through software levels

  • Government acquisition experience

  • Ability to collaborate across multiple organizations and engineering disciplines

  • Strong interpersonal and engagement skills in a multicultural environment

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Must obtain a DoD Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Understanding of the DoD FMS acquisition process

  • Familiarity with modeling and simulation tools and techniques.

  • Experience developing and analyzing large software intensive systems

  • Experience in agile software development methodologies, specifically scrum

Job Systems Engineering

Primary Location United States-Massachusetts-Bedford

This requisition requires a clearance of Secret

Travel Yes, 15 % of the Time

Job Posting Feb 22, 2018, 12:00:00 AM

Req ID: 00049450