Lead Systems Engineer - Missile Defense National Team
Huntsville, Alabama; Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Lead Systems Engineer - Missile Defense National Team
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Boeing’s Missile Defense National Team is seeking motivated and talented Lead System Engineers in Colorado Springs, Colorado and Huntsville, Alabama!
The Missiles and Weapons Systems (MWS) organization is a dynamic and growing with a leadership team focused on attracting and developing top talent in support of critical missions for National Defense and Strategic Deterrence. Connected to our customers' missions, we deliver unique capability through our exceptional talent. The programs that we support in Huntsville, Alabama include Ground-based Midcourse Defense, Next Gen Interceptor, precision-guided munitions, and Integrated Air & Missile Defense products (PAC-3, Avenger, ABMD); National Team, and Strategic Deterrence Systems (which includes Minuteman ICBM support and guidance system repair). The Missile Defense Programs in the Huntsville site include Command and Control Battle Management and Communications (C2BMC), Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD), and Missile Defense National Team - Engineering (MDNT-E). The Missile Defense Programs in the Colorado Springs area include Command and Control Battle Management and Communications (C2BMC) and Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD).
Missile Defense programs are part of the Ballistic Missile Defense System which defends the United States homeland and its regional allies all over the world. Be a part of our passionate and highly-motivated team who are excited to be on the forefront of defense of our nation.
Boeing offers a comprehensive benefits package including generous Paid Time Off (PTO), flexible work schedules, paid parental leave for mothers and fathers, 401k matching, tuition assistance for earning advanced degrees, and paid medical leave programs.
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Evaluate systems under various scenarios and architectures to determine and/or optimize overall system mission performance in a framework giving insight into performance that may be employed by Missile Defense Agency and Warfighters
Develop and maintain analysis tools of varied fidelity including modeling and simulation tools to predict performance against evolving threats of current and future missile defense systems
Performs various analyses to optimize total system of systems and/or system architecture
Develops, maintains and identifies improvements for the planning, organization, implementation and monitoring of requirements management processes, tools, risk, issues, opportunity management and technology readiness assessment processes
Defines, schedules, assigns, and executes tasks, and monitors completion to lead the monitoring of integration and checkout activities, receiving and evaluating of results of activities, and approving/disapproving of each by determining whether results meet the checkout requirements, so that integration activities can proceed
Serving as a subject matter expert for integration and test domains, system engineering system performance/ domains, system-specific issues, processes, tools, and regulations
Lead efforts to solve complex missile defense problems
Utilization of MBSE tools such as DOORS, System Architect and mathematical modeling and simulation to provide thought leadership and lead trade studies in assigned areas
Requirements and architecture development in support of MDS systems
You will be expected to drive the system engineering integration and test or system analysis approach. You will:
Develop, select, tailor and deploy integration and test processes, tools and metrics
Execute and document integration and test activities
Lead integration and test activities and events
Develop, define efficiencies and improvements to tools to improve team productivity
Perform system analysis trade studies to define technical concepts and solutions
This position is expected to be 100% onsite. The selected candidate will be required to work onsite at one of the listed location options. (Colorado Springs, CO OR Huntsville, AL)
This position may require the ability to obtain access to an MDA facility. Access to the facility requires a background investigation by U.S. government authorities.
This is a sensitive/safety-sensitive position and is subject to random drug and alcohol testing.
This position requires candidate acceptance by industry partner resource control board
This position requires an active Secret U.S. Security Clearance. (A U.S. Security Clearance that has been active in the past 24 months is considered active.)
Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):
Technical Bachelor's, Master's or a PhD degree (A technical degree is defined as any four year degree, or greater, in a mathematic, scientific or information technology field of study)
Minimum of 10 years of experience using analytical, collaboration, communication and organizational skills
Minimum of 10 years of in system engineering (e.g. Systems, Design, Architecture, Integration, Requirements or Test)
Minimum of 5 years of experience in leading technical teams
Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):
Ability to obtain a Top Secret clearance or an active Top Secret clearance highly desired
DoD 8570 certification at IAT Level II or higher (Security+, GSEC, SCNP, SSCP, CISSP, CISA, GSE, SCNA)
Experience with Agile Development processes
5 years of experience working with Ground Based Missile Defense (GMD) systems interactions (i.e., ground control, booster, kill-vehicle, discrimination and resultant performance estimation)
Work experience in aspects of missile defense systems such as Aegis Weapons Systems, Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD), Fire Control (FOM, GFC), C2BMC, BMDS sensors (EO/IR/RF), kill vehicles, interceptors, hypersonic vehicles, countermeasures, counter-countermeasures, or threats)
Experience using MATLAB, Python, JAVA, or similar language environment to develop analytical tools or perform numerical modeling of complex systems
Demonstrated experience performing systems analysis or performance analysis including system concept trade studies, operational analysis, requirements analysis, feasibility analysis, system performance measures of effectiveness analysis (incl. technical performance measures), discrimination methods and techniques definition, probability analysis, or vehicle analysis
Experience with EO/IR sensors, RF/Radar sensors, missiles/interceptors, ICBM / hypersonic / MRM / SRM threats, discrimination analysis, detection/tracking, or Command and Control (e.g., C3I, C4I, etc.)
Element-level experience with Analysis, Assessment, or Verification and familiarity with MDS Performance Tier 1 Metrics (PES, DA, LAD, RSC, etc)
Demonstrated experience modeling or simulating missile defense elements or systems in similar domains (air combat, air defense, intercept of ballistic targets, intercept of non-ballistic targets, space vehicles, sub-orbital mechanics, etc.)
Knowledge of ballistic and advanced threat systems (e.g. aero-maneuvering, hypersonic, hyper-glide, countermeasures, etc.)
Specialization in any of the following: radar & radio frequency energy (RF), high-energy weapon systems, hypersonics, electro-optical/infrared (EO/IR) sensors, electronic attack, electronic protection, remote sensing, target tracking & discrimination, pattern recognition, imaging, sensor & data fusion, missile technology, interceptors & kill-vehicles, battle management, statistical methods, modeling & simulation (M&S), concept development, model-based systems engineering (MBSE) and system testing
Degree and typical experience in engineering classification: Bachelor's and 14 or more years' experience, Master's degree with 12 or more years' experience or PhD degree with 9 or more years’ experience. Bachelor, master or doctorate of science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry.
ABET is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.
This position offers relocation based on candidate eligibility.
Drug Free Workplace:
Boeing is a Drug Free Workplace where post offer applicants and employees are subject to testing for marijuana, cocaine, opioids, amphetamines, PCP, and alcohol when criteria is met as outlined in our policies.
At Boeing, we strive to deliver a Total Rewards package that will attract, engage and retain the top talent. Elements of the Total Rewards package include competitive base pay and variable compensation opportunities.
The Boeing Company also provides eligible employees with an opportunity to enroll in a variety of benefit programs, generally including health insurance, flexible spending accounts, health savings accounts, retirement savings plans, life and disability insurance programs, and a number of programs that provide for both paid and unpaid time away from work.
The specific programs and options available to any given employee may vary depending on eligibility factors such as geographic location, date of hire, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements.
Please note that the salary information shown below is a general guideline only. Salaries are based upon candidate experience and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.
Summary pay range: $122,000 - $173,000
Equal Opportunity Employer:
Boeing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
Contingent Upon Program Award
No, this position is not contingent upon program award
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