Senior Systems Engineer -- Missile Defense SME

Springfield, VA
Sep 14, 2018
Sep 17, 2018
Full Time
Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI) is co-owned by more than 700 engineers, analysts, and professionals dedidcated to providing high caliber services to aerospace and defense and intelligence customers across the US. We are always looking for the best to join us as we grow. Our first core value is that employees come first. We challenge our co-workers to provide the highest level of support and service, and reward them with some of the best benefits in the industry. All new co-workers start with 20 days PTO, 6% 401k match with immediate vesting, semi-annual bonuses, and eligibility to participate in our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). We offer other employee focused benefits, including up to $10k in tuition reimbursement and an optional zero dollar deductible BCBS health insurance plan. We are seeking a Senior Systems Engineer - Missle Defense SME. MTSI's core capabilities are Systems Engineering and Integration, Modeling and Simulation, Test and Evaluation, Acquisition and Program Support, and Mission Assurance services. Our expertise includes ballistic missile defense, air defense, air vehicle survivability, unmanned aircraft, flight test operations, intelligence support, and cyber/space/homeland defense. For additional company information, please visit: Responsibilities Provide senior-level Systems Engineering technical expertise and program support for missile system major defense acquisition programs as a key member of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Systems Engineering, Major Program Support Directorate oversight and review team. Role and Responsibilities Provide technical expertise and support in the area of Systems Engineering as a key member of a DASD(SE) Major Program Support (MPS) Directorate review team (In particular, identify Systems Engineering-related issues and risks; perform root cause analysis; and recommend issue recovery plans or risk mitigation plans to the Director, MPS Directorate and DASD(SE), SE regarding MDAPs under review) Lead Independent Technical Risk Assessments and Program Support Assessments for major acquisition programs (ACAT 1D). Collect inputs from subject matter experts across all aspects of systems engineering and produce concise presentations of key findings and recommendations. Conduct assessments of program systems engineering technical reviews and produce reports to meet regulatory and statutory requirements. Coordinate with major acquisition programs to develop and implement Systems Engineering Plans to improve program execution and meet DoD 5000.2 requirements Qualifications Experience working in an acquisition program office and on Service/OSD staff overseeing major defense acquisition programs. Systems engineering management experience with MDAPs Experience with missile defense system development. Expert technical knowledge with missile defense systems (eg SM-3, SM-6, AIAMD, BMDS). Experience with Systems Engineering across full DoD acquisition lifecycle. Familiarity with the DoD 5000 series, to include the Defense Acquisition Guide (DAG) At least 15 years total experience, of which at least 3 demonstrate an ability to work and effectively communicate (written and verbal) at the Government Service (GS) 15 grade and Senior Executive Service (SES) levels as a key member of a joint Government/Contractor team. Minimum Educational Requirements: Bachelors Degree INCOSE CSEP qualification is a plus Clearance Requirements: Secret clearance Please Note: US Citizenship is required. #LI-LT1

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