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Chenega Corporation Radar Modeling and Simulation Engineer in Huntsville, Alabama


Venturi, LLC, a Chenega company, has a challenging and interesting career opportunity for a Radar Modeling and Simulation Engineer who will perform important work supporting Missile Defense Agency on the TEAMS Next Missile Defense Systems Engineering contract. This individual must have strong critical thinking and problem solving skills and be capable of interacting verbally and in writing with Missile Defense Agency (MDA) Subject Matter Experts (SME) and prime contractor employees.


  • Provide modeling and simulation engineering support for the development of a ground based, Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) radar

  • Develop requisite material and support the Modeling and Simulation Engineering IPT. Material includes system design and development efforts, test planning, test support, data analysis, and reporting

  • Support the modeling and simulation system accreditation

  • Maintain modeling and simulation baseline configuration that aligns with the tactical system configuration build plans and identify modeling and simulation capabilities and limitations

  • Address technical issues, ensure contractor requirements are met, and resolve engineering issues across multiple projects, programs, and MDA directorates

  • Analyze complex data, arrive at logical conclusions, and make recommendations

  • Coordinate with leadership and the contractor team on modeling and simulation data rights issues

  • Deliver briefings on product plans and results to the modeling and simulation team, test communities, and leadership

  • Develop and present technical briefings and reports to senior leadership

  • Effectively communicate orally and in writing


Required Skills:

  • Master's degree (STEM) and 12+ years working on missile defense-related or other complex, large DoD program/project

  • Knowledge and application of phased array radar theory, function, and design

  • Strong technical understanding of models and simulations, especially constructive and digital simulations

  • Experience with software and M&S integration and test planning and execution

  • Ability to work independently, applying engineering rigor to analyze and resolve problems within a fast-paced, dynamic environment

  • Ability to identify, analyze, and document system, design, interface, assessment, and validation/verification requirements, including risk assessments

  • Experience implementing systems engineering "V" processes

  • Ability to self-manage and initiate within a team structure

  • Ability to decompose complex problems to actionable elements

  • Ability to work across organizational boundaries

  • Ability to present complex information and concepts to leaders at various levels

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office® applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Secret security clearance

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

Desired Skills:

  • Working knowledge of MDA systems engineering processes and procedures

  • Working knowledge of MDA organizational structure

  • Working knowledge of Missile Defense System (MDS) architecture and concepts

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