MDA BMDS Systems, Software, and/or Test Engineer (5 years minimum)

PassionHR Huntsville, AL
Company Overview:

The Company is an industry leader in engineered systems and advanced manufacturing. The Company provides full-spectrum systems engineering, integration, manufacturing, and lifecycle sustainment solutions to the marine, aviation, aerospace, and defense, energy and environment markets. The Company has expertise in systems integration, technology development, hardware design, prototype development, system test and evaluation, advanced manufacturing, performance-based logistics solutions, and operations and maintenance.


* This position requires an Active Security Clearance. *

The Company has multiple immediate openings to hire engineers in multiple disciplines including Systems Engineering, Simulation Software Development, and Software Test and Performance Analysis, for work on the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) Objective Simulation Framework (OSF). OSF is the primary simulation framework utilized by MDA for simulated ground testing.

Engineers will focus on bringing upgraded, advanced concept functionality to OSF. This tasking will include:

* Guiding and leading new functionality throughout the lifecycle of a system from concept definition through design, test, and execution

* Leading small multi-disciplined teams

* Actively participating in Technical Interchange Meetings (TIMs) with the customer and partners

* Coordinating with Simulation Software Developers to create and maintain evolving simulation software architecture models and associated documentation

* Involvement in Requirements Definition, Test, and Evaluation of prototype simulation software

* Authoring White Papers to document approaches to new functionalities and capability


Education and Experience:

Requires a BS degree in a recognized field of engineering, plus approximately fourteen (14) years experience in applicable field.

The Engineers desired are capable of guiding, leading, and evaluating, new functionality throughout the lifecycle of a system from concept definition through design, test, and execution. Specific qualifications include:

* Field related engineering degree (Systems, SW, Aero/Mechanical, Computer, etc) with 2-15 years of related experience

* Simulation software experience

* Experience using Linux, MatLab, C++, and Java environments and tools to perform software testing and performance analysis

* Demonstrated Critical Thinking abilities relating to systems architecture, software troubleshooting, and performance analysis

* Experience in Agile and change management controlled software development

* Engineering experience working with BMDS elements and programs such asGround-Based Interceptors and Kill Vehicles (GBI, EKV, and RKV), Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD), AN / TPY-2 Radar, Patriot, Aegis Weapons Systems radars and missiles (SPY-1, SPY-6, Standard Missile), BMDS Sensors (SBX, CD, UEWR), EO / IR / RF Signatures, Electronic Warfare

* Engineering experience working within the field of radar and electro-optical sciences

Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability, protected Veteran Status, genetics or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.