Missile Defense Analyst

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is seeking a talented Missile Defense Analyst to join a diverse team to create unique solutions for complex problems. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, Dynetics provides responsive, cost-effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions.

The selected applicant will join a group of highly technical engineers and analysts performing Verification and Validation (V&V) analysis of Ground-based Missile Defense (GMD) Models and Simulations (M&S) of the Ground System (GS) components in a government-operated, engineering and integration lab facility.

The selected applicant will support the planning, execution, analysis, documentation, and accreditation of GMD GS components for ground test and flight test intended uses. Efforts may include development, maintenance, and extension of current analysis tools and scripts developed in Matlab and Python to provide comparisons of M&S model output data with referent data using statistical analysis techniques.


Basic Qualifications

Position requires a Bachelor's Degree in an Engineering, Math, or CS field and 10+ years of experience with VV&A of complex DOD systems. An advanced degree is preferred.

Ideally, candidate will have experience with the GMD system, specifically experience with the GMD ground system components (GFC, Interceptor, IFICS, or LMS).

Position requires experience with VV&A of complex DOD systems, specifically, related to the development of V&V metrics and mapping those to M&S requirements.

Must have good people skills, be an effective communicator, and have a proven ability to work both independently and in highly dynamic multi-disciplinary team environments.

Candidate must be a resident of the North Alabama area or willing to relocate to the Huntsville - North Alabama, AL area.

Other Qualifications

Knowledge of, and/or experience with the following are a plus:

  • Technical experience with GMD ground system components
  • Technical experience with M&S accreditation processes
  • Technical experience with the development of advanced analysis scripts and tools that can make use of new techniques for V&V analysis
  • Technical experience with structural validation analysis that looks at SW code changes to support accreditation
  • Strong Python experience and some C++, ADA, or Java experience

Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (as well as maintain) a Final Secret Clearance.

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