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Systems Engineer, Staff - Huntsville, AL


Huntsville, AL
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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 focuses on systems engineering, systems acquisition, systems verification and fielding, technology assessment, and the enabling sensor, communications, and information technologies. Join us and become a key contributor to resolve some of the most challenging problems of the Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS).



Join MITREs Missile Defense Agency (MDA) Portfolio and deliver engineering solutions to address challenging technical problems via our Missile Defense Agency (MDA) Sensors AN/TPY-2 Development Product Office team.  As a Radar/Systems engineer, you will leverage your expertise to perform radar systems engineering, technical performance assessments, requirements development and verification activities, and model and simulation development engineering.

Required Qualifications:


The ideal candidate will have proven experience in:

  • Technical knowledge of systems engineering principles and the ability to clearly communicate technical ideas to colleagues, customers, and senior leaders

  • Foundational understanding of radar fundamentals

  • Systems Engineering degree or a degree in a relevant technical field

  • Analytical, decision-making, strategic thinking, and problem solving skills

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Obtain and maintain a DoD secret clearance which will require US citizenship


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Previous experience with BMDS radar projects

  • Radar modeling and simulation and/or performance analysis experience is a plus