Air and Missile Defense (AMD) Combat Identification (CID) Subject Matter Expert (SME)

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is seeking an Air and Missile Defense Combat Identification Subject Matter Expert. The candidate hired will work as a member of the Army Project Office (PO) Systems Engineering Team to develop architectures, interfaces, designs, and algorithms and execute papers, studies, experiments, and demonstrations to mature Integrated Fires Mission Command (IFMC)’s CID capability to be the premier capability within the Army and the Department of Defense. The CID SME will be a source of knowledge and guidance to the Agile software development teams. The position will include technical briefings and advisement to leadership on recommended courses of action, trade studies, architecture and design, competing capabilities, performance, risks, and impacts to the IFMC mission.

Basic Qualifications

-The candidate must have a strong understanding of AMD CID concepts, must be familiar with current AMD CID implementations in 1 or more of the DoD services, must be familiar with academic research in this subject, and must have architecture design, and algorithm development experience.

-The candidate must be familiar with known sources of AMD CID (e.g., IFF, ADS-B, Civilian Flight Plans, Air Tasking Orders, NCTR), must be aware of potential unknown AMD CID capabilities (e.g., RF signatures), and must be able to improve on existing algorithms and/or synthesize new algorithms to mature the IFMC’s CID capability.

-The candidate must be able to work directly with the Agile software developers as needed.

The candidate must:

· Be fluent in the Microsoft Office toolset

· Have a Bachelor’s degree (or advanced degree) from an accredited college (ABET preferred) in engineering, the sciences or mathematics,

· Have a minimum of 7 years combined Government/DoD experience in performing the essential duties listed above,

An additional plus is knowledge in IBCS, PATRIOT, MEADS, THAAD, C2BMC, or AEGIS systems. The ability to “move out” and champion your ideas, architectures, designs, algorithms; enthusiasm; independent critical thinking; and a team attitude are very important. Please note, as part of this government team you will be the design agent for IFMC: the prime contractor develops the code based upon YOUR government provided architectures, interfaces, designs, algorithms, and guidance.

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

Other Qualifications

Security Requirements

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

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