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Why choose between doing meaningful work and having a fulfilling life? At MITRE, you can have both. That's because MITRE people are committed to tackling our nation's toughest challengesand we're committed to the long-term well-being of our employees. MITRE is different from most technology companies. We are a not-for-profit corporation chartered to work for the public interest, with no commercial conflicts to influence what we do. The R&D centers we operate for the government create lasting impact in fields as diverse as cybersecurity, healthcare, aviation, defense, and enterprise transformation. We're making a difference every dayworking for a safer, healthier, and more secure nation and world. Our workplace reflects our values. We offer competitive benefits, exceptional professional development opportunities, and a culture of innovation that embraces diversity, inclusion, flexibility, collaboration, and career growth. If this sounds like the choice you want to make, then choose MITREand make a difference with us.


MITREs Missile Defense Agency (MDA) Portfolio is seeking a proactive Systems Engineer to join our Huntsville, AL team and help shape the evolution of the Ground-Based Midcourse Defense (GMD) weapon system within the broader Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS). This effort is an integral part of a collaborative environment with the government and other Federally Funded Research and Development Centers and University Affiliated Research Centers. As a MITRE Systems Engineer, you will produce technical papers to convey recommendations; develop and advise on architecture, requirements, and implementation approaches; and work collaboratively across the MDA to achieve program objectives.


Required Qualifications:


  • Technical background in systems engineering and one or more of the following: fire control systems, communications, command and control

  • Analysis and trade study development

  • Experience in requirements definition, systems integration, testing, analysis, and verification

  • Excellent communicator at senior levels

  • Ability to bring unique solutions to complex problems

  • Candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD secret clearance.


Preferred Qualifications


  •  Understanding of the BMDS and GMD Fire Control algorithms and behaviors

  • Familiarity with MATLAB

  • Understanding of technical review processes and criteria - e.g.,

  • Experienced with Requirements Reviews and Design Reviews

  • Experienced in Radar Discrimination, Track Processing, Data Fusion, and Engagement Planning

  • Understanding of, and experience with, major program technology acquisitions

  • Possess an active DoD secret clearance

Minimum Qualifications:


  • Bachelors Degree in one of the following disciplines, Electrical,  Computer or Systems Engineering or similar field

  • 8 years related experience.