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Advanced Systems Engineer, Integration & Test Lead

Advanced Systems Engineer, Integration & Test Lead
Huntsville, AL
The Advanced Systems Engineer in this position will support the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) Ground Based Interceptor Project Office in Huntsville, Al. The advanced systems engineer will directly support the Kill Vehicle Chief Engineer supporting kill vehicle development and delivery activities. The advanced systems engineer will provide support and coordination of Prime Contractor/Government activities required to develop and deliver a desired capability in accordance with the standard Systems Engineering Lifecycle of a program.Responsibilities:
• Apply critical thinking analytical/engineering skills and problem-solving methodology to assigned tasks, to identify the problem, determine courses of action, develop paths ahead for task completion, and formulate recommendations to the Customer, status, and follow-up on task completion.• Support the chief engineer in assessing the overall kill vehicle design activities and assist in managing the technical development effort. • Support the management of risks and risk mitigation plans.• Coordinate with the kill vehicle developer in developing executive briefings to senior MDA leadership.• Develop and coordinate the kill vehicle weekly activity report to the MDA Engineering Director.• Support the kill vehicle chief engineer in managing the government integrated product team leads.• Review overall kill vehicle program schedule and plans and provide comments on ensuring the kill vehicle development effort is in accordance with MDA engineering policies.• Support the kill vehicle integration and test integrated product team lead as the deputy integrated product team lead. Review kill vehicle developer test plans and procedures. Support test readiness reviews. Support the allocation of requirements to test verification. Review and assess test equipment.• Review contract developer’s design review objective evidence.• Review and coordinate reviews of plans and procedures to verify requirements.• Review and provide comments on contract data requirements deliverables from the interceptor developer.• Review test equipment designs and provide comments to the designs based on test equipment requirements specifications.• Witness verification events and provide daily status to kill vehicle leadership.• Review Guidance Unit Module schedules and plans and provide comments to schedules and plans.• Assist in the development of briefings, papers, and other correspondence.• Work collaboratively with government and industry to develop and maintain a stable, consistent, and verifiable technical baseline up and down the requirements specification tree• Support government and industry Requirement and Verification Working Groups to ensure kill vehicle requirements are verified• Prepare briefings, reports, and meeting summaries, including recommendations for corrective actions with ability to work in a team environment to accomplish tasks• Support the Government by representing the interests of the Customer in working group forums, Technical Interchange Meetings (TIMs), and any other forums required by the customer
Education and Experience:
Position requires 10+ years of related technical experience and a BS in Engineering or Related Technical Degree. candidate must possess an active Secret Security Clearance. Experience in MDA strongly desired.Other Requirements:
  • Integration and Test Experience
  • Capable of performing as a member of a team and assisting with solving complex problems
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint
  • Self-starter with enthusiasm and capacity to learn in a fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge of DOORS preferred but not required
  • Exceptional written and verbal skills required
  • Travel as required to support oversight, meetings, reviews, etc. (up to 20%)
Must possess an active DOD secret security clearance
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Huntsville, Alabama
United States
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