Chenega Corporation Junior Systems Engineer in Huntsville, Alabama
Venturi, LLC., a Chenega Company, has an exciting opportunity for a Junior Systems Engineer who will utilize tools, techniques, and processes for analysis activities. The Junior Systems Engineer applies knowledge of Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) functionality and concept of operations, including interceptors, ground systems, sensors, and command, control, battle management, and communications.
Develop acquisition regulations and best practices for accomplishing systems engineering within the framework, including concept definition, requirements development, requirements verification and test planning.
Engage with elements for test requirements support, reviewing, and commenting on achievable capabilities assisting in the development of Integrated Master Assessment Plans.
Provide inputs and updates to the integrated budgetary process across all technical projects, reviewing implementation and timing of the projects across the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) timeline and evaluating intelligence community inputs for the threats posed to the BMDS to assist in the performance of risk assessments.
Coordinate capability improvements to BMDS.
Plan trade studies and analyses to quantify potential performance improvements and concept implementation.
Develop technical requirements packages for the acquisition of new capabilities and prototypes for the BMDS.
Develop mitigation plans for concerns, risks, and issues to ensure a quality-driven timely deployment of BMDS capability.
Support the identification and resolution of technical issues associated with the worldwide deployment of BMD capabilities.
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s degree in a STEM field
3+ years working on missile defense-related or another DoD program/project
Interim clearance required on day one with the ability to obtain and maintain a secret clearance for continued employment
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Ability to apply engineering rigor to analyze and resolve problems.
Working knowledge of BMDS components and mission.
Familiarity with DOD and MDA processes and procedures.
Ability to work in a high paced environment while coordinating with multiple organizations and leadership.
Proficient with Microsoft software applications.
Ability to execute and complete tasks with no supervision.
Ability to travel 15-30% to CONUS and OCONUS locations.
Ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays as required.