Systems Engineer

Huntsville, AL

Job Type: Contract | Recruiter: Steve Merriman | Phone: 603.637.4084

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Job Title: Systems Engineer

Location: Huntsville, AL

Duration: 36 Months and 40 hours per week

*Applicants must meet the eligibility requirements to obtain a Security Clearance for access to classified information. An Active Secret Clearance without incident is desired.

POST-OFFER BACKGROUND CHECK IS REQUIRED. An essential function of this job is physical attendance. Digital Prospectors is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Our client’s BMDS Integration Group supports the Missile Defense Agency in the development, deployment, testing, and enhancement of the ballistic missile defense system. This system is currently being developed to defend the United States, deployed forces, and allies from ballistic missile attacks. This group performs detailed system and component engineering, flight and ground test analysis, and advanced capability development in collaboration with the contractors and government program offices that are building the missile defense elements and components. The group has a need for an Engineer with mathematical modeling and software development experience to support Program GMD System Discrimination.         

Position Scope/Job Functions

BMDS Integration seeks a candidate to contribute to ongoing and future efforts to enhance the Ballistic Missile Homeland Defense architecture and components as part of the Ground Based Midcourse Defense Technical Direction Agent.  Tasks include evaluation of the Ballistic Missile Defense system performance as a function of the current and future system capabilities, development of future architecture concepts and component capabilities to enhance system performance, and execution of component-level trade studies.  Mathematical modeling and software development will be required to execute technical analyses. Candidate will be expected to interface with government contractors, sponsors and warfighters to assess existing capabilities, identify technology needs, and present technical results.  Candidate must also be able to conduct analysis independently and as part of a larger analysis team effort.         

Skills: Required

  • Systems Analysis and Engineering
  • Data Reduction and Exploitation
  • Algorithm development, implementation, testing and evaluation
  • Proficient at high-level prototyping software language (e.g., Matlab)
  • Ability to clearly present technical concepts to a wide spectrum of audiences

Skills: Preferred

  • System Optimization
  • Infrared phenomenology and sensor knowledge
  • Radar sensor performance knowledge
  • Space inertial systems knowledge
  • Natural space environment effects
  • Experience with DoD signature and environment models: MODTRAN, OSC, XPATCH, CREME96
  • Program leadership

           

Education/Professional Certifications

MS plus 3 years minimum relevant experience, or BS plus 5 years minimum relevant experience

 

Our client, one of the most prestigious Research and Development Labs in the country, is working on solutions to our nation's most complex defense and commercial related challenges. We have placed hundreds of talented engineers with this client over the years - If you are qualified - we can get you in!!!

The mission is critical and the work is as cutting-edge as it is rewarding. The teams are superbly managed groups of world class engineers from all types of interesting and diverse backgrounds - AND THEY ARE HIRING! 

Make this your next career move as one of our many long-term contractors or employees!

Work as our full-time employee with full benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, PTO, Retirement, etc.)  - OR - work as a W2 hourly contractor at a higher pay rate if you don't need the benefit package.

ABOUT DIGITAL PROSPECTORS:

Founded in 1999, Digital Prospectors is an award-winning recruiting and consulting firm that specializes in placing contract, contract-to-hire and direct hire engineers into rewarding opportunities with our impressive and ever-growing client base. We believe that all people should love their jobs.

Come see why Digital Prospectors has been voted “Best Staffing Firm to Temp For” by Staffing Industry Analysts, "Best of Staffing" for candidate satisfaction by Inavero / CareerBuilder.com, "Top Temporary Placement Firm" by Boston Business Journal, "Best Company To Work For" by Business NH magazine, "Excellence in IT and Engineering Staffing” by TechServe Alliance, "Top IT Services Company" by Inc. Magazine, "Most Reliable Staffing Agency" in Forbes Magazine and "Top Ranked Staffing Firm" by Staffing Industry Analysts.

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