Missile Defense Analyst - 2352

Millennium Engineering and Integration King George, VA
Make a Real Difference - New technologies are rapidly changing our world. At Millennium, we are at the forefront of new technologies, helping employ them in our systems; and defend against those in the hands of our adversaries. This exciting, rewarding work helps guarantee the security of the United States and our allies. Join a professional team of high-qualified scientists, engineers, analysts and technicians who support the research, development, testing and evaluation of the system that detects, tracks, engages and destroys adversary missiles.

Millennium is a great place to work Millennium is a small business providing cutting-edge technical support to the defense, space and related industries. We have an outstanding benefits and compensation package. Our most valuable commodity is our people; and we treat our employees in ways that reflect that value. Because we are at the forefront of technology, you will have plenty of opportunity to grow, both in your field of expertise and in your responsibilities. The very best people come to Millennium and stay with us.

Your typical day Our analysts work at the Missile Defense Agency (MDA), Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) Program Office, in a modern government facility at Naval Support Facility (NSF) Dahlgren. NSF Dahlgren is located in central Virginia on the Potomac River and provides support to six additional DoD commands including Navy Air and Missile Defense Command and Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren. Youll collaborate with other missile defense experts in your program military, government civilians, and contractors from Millennium and other contractors; and help the Government manage the development and delivery of state-of-the art sensor, weapons communications, and computational systems. A test analyst has the opportunity to travel Huntsville, Colorado Springs, California, and various national labs. MDA is responsible for developing the Ballistic Missile Defense System, and you will be part of testing the Navy element of the BMDS. You will be part of the team that develops and tests the future Aegis BMD capabilities prior to delivery to the warfighter.

Amenities This career opportunity is in the Rear Admiral David M. Altwegg Aegis BMD complex. The facility is a modern, multi-building complex with fantastic amenities and access to all of the services located on the military base (exchange, cafeteria and fitness center).

What are your specific duties? Analysts support the MDA Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense Test Directorate (ABT). Analysts will provide test engineering and technical analysis support during the planning, assessment, and execution of Ground Tests and Pre-Mission Hardware in the Loop Tests (HWIL) for the BMDS Test Program. Additional responsibilities include lead key portions of planning and execution activities for Aegis BMD participation in MDA BMDS Ground Test events; coordinate and collaborate with Aegis BMD and MDA Engineers to develop detailed test objectives and plans, analysis of requirements and performance, definition of test scenarios and associated CONOPS; serve as Aegis BMD Program Office representative at Ground Test meetings; coordination and support for M&S verification and validation, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for the BMDS/Aegis BMD systems and travel to Huntsville, Colorado Springs, Pt Loma, Moorestown labs etc as required.

What knowledge and skills will help you be a successful analyst?

* Familiarity with BMDS HWIL testing, Test Planning and Design, Scenario/Test Case Design and System Integration/System Test.

* Ability to lead portions of Ground Test activities, ability to communicate effectively and clearly and present technical approaches to achieving Ground Test objectives and Ground Test findings to Aegis leadership.

* Willing and able to perform routine program office tasking including scheduling of CVTCs and telecons, providing weekly status to Navy and Civilian chain of command, writing minutes, and tracking issues and action items.

* Must be pro-active, self-motivated, not afraid to ask questions, able to communicate to a wide technical and managerial audience, and be willing take on projects not necessarily in candidates current skill set.

* Familiarity with the MDA and Aegis BMD organizational roles and responsibilities.

* Enjoy working as a member of a team and assisting with solving complex problems.

Do I need any other qualifications?

* BA or BS (Math, Engineering, or Science degree a plus)

* 7+ years experience with Aegis/Aegis BMD desired; U.S. Navy/DoD background a plus.

* Secret clearance, or higher.

Millennium offers a comprehensive benefits package. Millennium is An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Millennium does not discriminate on any basis prohibited by applicable law including race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, citizenship status, or Vietnam era or special disabled veteran's status in recruitment, employment, promotion, compensation, benefits, or training. It is also Millennium's policy to maintain a work environment free from discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.

Millennium participates in the E-Verify program.

Job Req: 2352

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