AEGIS Ballistic Missile Defense Weapons System Engineer

Job Description:
Opportunity Are you a strategic systems engineer or analyst looking for your next challenge? Are you an expert at ballistic missile defense? We are supporting system engineering activities for current and future instantiations of the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (ABMD) System.
The selected individual will provide advisory and assistance services on our AEGIS contract .
You will be engaged in system engineering activities associated with the development of the next generation sea-based ballistic missile defense system.
Responsible for supporting the Aegis BMD SM-3 Block IA/IB/IIA missile software development effort, providing technical assessment of software issues and reporting impacts on current planning efforts.
Provide expertise in areas such as software design and verification, as well as systems engineering, modeling and simulation, requirements, verification and validation, and test and integration.
Review documentation such as SDP, SRS, IRS, SOWs, CIDs, PIDs, and other software and systems documents.
Provide assessment of risks to the program office, along with analysis of any proposed mitigation steps.
Review staffing plans, IMP/IMS, and other program documentation to determine if contractor is on path to successful program execution.
Attend program reviews such as SRR, PDR, CDR, IPR, and other reviews, usually at the contractor (or sub-contractor) site.
Provide feedback to customer on effectiveness of contractor's efforts and designs.
Provide assessment of project tailoring for meeting required CMMI maturity levels.
Review software documentation for technical accuracy and traceability.
W ork with the SM-3 software community, including members from various Government and C ontractor organiza tions, to resolve issues.
Review contractor-provided software metrics in order to measure progress and performance.
Support the engineering safety processes, specifically the Weapons System Evaluation Safety Review Board (WSESRB) and provide input to the Software System Safety Technical Review Panel (SSSTRP) and related activities Review prime contractor and government integration plans and schedules.
Identify potential conflicts, alternatives, and impacts to cost, technical, and schedule performance.
Support the verification and validation of embedded missile software by reviewing test plans and test procedures.
Participate in test readiness reviews (TRR) and test data reviews (TDR).
R eview program and component documentation related to software (change proposals, trouble reports, software change requests (SCR), deviations, and waivers) and attend Software Configuration Control Boards (SCCB) Qualifications 8-10 years related system engineering or analysis with the DOD and missile ballistic defense, preferably with Aegis.
Expertise with working systems engineering related test activities Mastery of technical knowledge required to effectively resolve difficult and complex software problems for devising unique solutions to meet client requirements.
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to serve in a leadership role BS degree in an engineering discipline from an accredited institution and 8+ years of related work experience with at least 5 years' experience as a system engineer.
Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate (both verbally and in writing) with team members, managers, and clients on difficult and complex software issues pertaining to assigned tasks.
Proof of U.
citizenship or permanent residency is required due to government of federal requirement.
Applicants selected for employment may be subject to a federal background investigation and may need to meet additional eligibility requirements for access to classified information or materials.

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