Senior Targets Analyst

Huntsville, Alabama
Jun 19, 2022
Jul 24, 2022
Full Time

Venturi, LLC, a, Chenega company, has an exciting career opportunity for a Senior Targets Analyst who will play an important role supporting Missile Defense Agency on the TEAMS Next Missile Defense Systems Engineering Contract. This individual will will provide Missile Defense Agency (MDA) - Threat Systems Engineering (DE/DEI-E) technical support through the rigorous engineering reviews and development of detailed target requirements for the Director of Threat Systems Engineering (MDA/DEI-E). This position will support MDA/DEI-E in target requirements definition and compliance assessments. Target requirements include aspects of target performance, like exercising trajectory or signature (RF and IR) parameter space identified to be of interest by the elements (subsystems) under test or a representative of the Agency's needs. Assessment against requirements will be performed relative to intermediate and finalized target solutions. The candidate must possess technical and communication skills needed to execute the mission.

  • Serve as a member of a team supporting development of parametric target specifications and trajectory/RCS/IR signature envelopes encompassing intelligence assessments for Missile Defense System (MDS) design, test, and performance assessment
  • Develop target requirements for MDS development efforts, threat and defense capability-related requirements for Flight Test events as well as BMDS development efforts
  • Review submitted requirements for completeness and technical accuracy
  • Analyze technical data, including Monte Carlo data from the Intelligence Centers and real-world data collections to benchmark target specifications
  • Integrate data products, including quality control of products and resolution of any identified issues


Required Skills:
  • Bachelor's degree in STEM field
  • 7+ years of relevant experience
  • Ability to decompose complex problems to actionable elements
  • Experience in trajectory analysis, including working in different coordinate frames, endo and exo-atmospheric behavior, and identifying key trajectory parameters
  • Experience using MATLAB to develop analysis and plotting tools as well as other scripting languages, like Python
  • Experience generating and delivering briefings to external teams and management
  • Ability to work within a collaborative environment composed of government, prime contractor, sub-contractor, and supporting contractor personnel in a badgeless contractor environment
  • Strong written/oral communication skills
  • Active secret security clearance
  • The position requires a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief

Desired Skills:
  • Experience in RF signature generation and assessment, including processing XPATCH output files
  • Experience in IR signature generation and assessment, including executing and processing Optical Signatures Code (OSC)
  • Familiarity with Missile Defense Agency and Missile Defense System
  • Understanding of the MDA engineering practices and processes
  • Familiarity with the MDS system level documentation, like the System Description Document and System Specification
  • Ability to present data analysis results to various levels of personnel

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