Systems Engineer (EP/EA)
Provides technical oversight and management of requirements engineers tasked with the development and documentation of functional, performance, and interface concepts and requirements for Electronic Protection and Electronic Attack (EP/EA) capabilities for the Missile Defense Agency’s Ballistic Missile Defense System (MDA BMDS) in a model based systems engineering environment. Individual will manage development of system/component trade studies and analysis using established methodologies. Responsible for development of change notices to the BMD system specification thru updates to requirements databases, architectural models, and interface definitions. Leads development of DoDAF compliant UML based design packages supporting definition, analysis, and architectures needed to document, allocate and trace BMD System and Element level requirements. Responsible for planning and progress reporting of requirements development tasks and coordination with organizational and technical working group leads, senior management and MDA counterparts. Individual will organize development and presentation of briefings within the team and to senior technical managers within the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) and supporting stakeholders. Education 1. Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience. 2. Masters Degree preferred. Qualifications 20+ years of related systems engineering experience. Required Qualifications: Electronic Protection and Electronic Attack (EP/EA) engineeering background. Must demonstrate knowledge/expertise in developing/writing and analyzing system-of-system level requirements. Strong coordination, organization, teaming and communication abilities along with horizontal integration skills. Ability to develop solutions to a wide range of complex system-of-systems technical problems that require ingenuity, innovation and collaboration with multiple stakeholders. Ability to perform and understand multiple tasks simultaneously. Ability to work in a team environment leading 10-15 multi-funcitonal engineers/technicians.Desired Qualifications: Experience leading teams in performing systems engineering and functional specification and interface specification development. Experience in EP/EA systems within a Missile Defense element such as Ground-Based Midcourse Defense (GMD), Theater High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD), Patriot, Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD), Command Control Battle Management Communication (C2BMC). Note: demonstrated experience in similar misison areas acceptable. Familiraity/Experience with DOORS or similar requirements engineering tool, and UML/SysML/DoDAF modeling with tools such as System Architect, Rhapsody, Magic Draw, etc. Computer skills to include Microsoft Office Suite.