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Chenega Corporation Advanced Air and Missile Engineer in Huntsville, Alabama


Venturi, LLC, a Chenega company, has an exciting career opportunity for an Advanced Air and Missile Engineer who will work with a system assessment team to support engineering specialists in the assessment of capabilities and limitations of the Missile Defense System (MDS) to enable well informed decisions. The candidate will work closely with Missile Defense Systems Elements engineering staff, other functional groups, and data analyst to deliver high quality and accurate information to facilitate decisions by the highest level of MDA leadership and Geographical Commanders. Ensure system under test is correctly characterized, capabilities and limitations accurately documented and understood.


  • Develop plans and requirements to support testing and assessments of glide phase intercept and hypersonic missile development

  • Assess technical performance for flight and ground test analysis

  • Provide recommendations on the additions and improvements of the Missile Defense Systems

  • Support the Joint Analysis Team (JAT) and serve as system engineering interface to external teams

  • Contribute to and may lead the planning and implementation of large programs in the function and regularly interact with senior management and executive leadership

  • Play a role in overall functional strategic planning



  • Master's degree in STEM with 12+ years of experience or bachelor's in STEM with 20+ years of experience in lieu of master's degree

  • Ability to plan and to execute required support, develop clear and concise written products, and present MDS technical matters to MDA senior leaders and MDA warfighter working group meetings in support of MDA/System Assessment

  • Applicable experience could include the following:

  • Ballistic Missile Defense, Missile Defense System, Integrated Air and Missile Defense, Ground-based Midcourse Defense, Homeland Defense, THAAD, AEGIS BMD, C2BMC, Hypersonic Missile Defense, System-level Engineering Analysis, Architecture Assessment, Threat Analysis, or International Engineering Analysis experience or requirements and architecture in aspect of missile defense systems, like Aegis weapon systems, Ground Based Midcourse (GMD), MDS sensors (EO/I/ RF), kill vehicle, interceptors, hypersonic vehicles, countermeasures, or threats

  • Experience with missiles interceptors, hypersonic/RF/Radar Sensors, detection/tracking, hypersonic vehicles

  • Experience in requirements development and development of verification objectives

  • Demonstrate understanding of system architecture

  • Ability to communicate complex ideas and produce and present clear, concise presentations and documents

  • Ability to create a positive, collaborative working relationship with representatives and stakeholders for external organizations

  • Secret clearance required

  • The position requires a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief.


  • Active top secret clearance (TS/SCI preferred)

  • Familiarity with the MDS and MDS Architecture

  • Familiarity with Air and Missile Defense concepts and/or experience with MDA Ground Test Data Basic understanding of sensors management (Radar and Space)

  • Experience working with various analyst to garner relevant data

  • Working knowledge of Glide Phase Intercept and/or Hypersonic functionality

  • Working knowledge of MATLAB, python

#Venturi, LLC

#Venturi, LLC

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