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Systems Engineer

Seeking Systems Engineers, Software Engineers and Analysts to support the Missile Defense Agency in Colorado Springs, CO

Skills: python, machine learning, math, algorithm development, physics, data analysis, data science, scripting, validation verification

Education Required:

Bachelor's Degree in Math, Science, Engineering, or Software Engineering and DoD 8570.01-M certification.

Technical Skill Required:

Understanding of DoD and missile defense command and control, battle management, architectures and communications system concepts, mission, and common system test and analysis techniques. Experience with developing test objectives, developing test architectures, supporting test case and scenario design, defining configurable parameters for test, and reviewing open paper to identify and mitigate risks with respect to test events. Experience with various M&S-driven test environments, including Hardware-in-the-Loop (HWIL), Integrated Ground Test (GTI), Distributed Ground Test (GTD), and Flight Test (FT). Ability to prepare and present system test products and clearly communicate these concepts across a broad spectrum of audiences, including high level Missile Defense Agency (MDA), DoD and Missile Defense National Team (MDNT) staffs.

Background Experience Required:

-Previous experience working with Missile Defense mission systems is desired - Familiarity with performing sprint tasks in an Agile execution structure is desired - Systems Engineering, Network Design and/or Software Development backgrounds are a plus - Candidate must have experience with DoD cybersecurity test methodologies and terminologies - Previous experience planning and executing cyber test activities with external agencies required - Candidate must have experience participating in system test events - Candidate must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, and must be able to work effectively and cooperatively with people within and external to the program. - Experience with operational MDA systems (e.g., C2BMC, GMD, Aegis, THAAD, Patriot, SBIRS, ADSI), message standards and formats (e.g., Link-16, TADIL-J, MIL-STD 6016, MIL-STD 6020, MIL-STD 3011, VMF), and/or off-the-shelf engineering tools packages (e.g., MATLAB, DOORS, ClearQuest) a plus.

Position Responsibilities:

Support test activities of the MDNT for C2BMC System Engineering functional area. Will work with a multi-contractor team in the development and execution of a comprehensive system test program supporting acquisition and acceptance of the C2BMC Element of the BMDS. Plan, schedule and execute tasks associated with specific test events as assigned. Prepare work products associated with test events, preparing briefings, and obtain MDNT and MDA approval of products. The candidate will report to the System Test Cross Functional Product Team (CFPT) Product Owner and work directly with the Task Order Program Manager and Systems Engineering lead.

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

Salary Range
$72,000.00 - 117,000.00
per Year
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Colorado Springs, CO, US