Product Owner - Radar M&S

Colorado Springs, CO |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is seeking a talented leader 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.

Dynetics' team in Colorado Springs is currently looking to add a Product Owner interested in supporting Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) radar modeling and simulation (M&S) activities. Candidates with a strong background in systems engineering, software engineering, or both are highly desired. The Product Owner will support the team in the following areas:

Job Description

  • Collaborate with customers, end users, and radar developers to understand their needs and translate them into product requirements.
  • Participate with other product owners, scrum masters to refine product vision and road map
  • Lead a team of engineers and software developers on the development and implementation of a suite of sensor models used for element and system level analysis and verification and validation
  • Manage and groom product backlog and work with customer on prioritization of backlog items
  • De-compose backlog items into user stories and work with team to estimate work to complete stories
  • Monitor and evaluate progress at each stage of the process
  • Participate in scrum meetings, tag-ups, planning meetings and other scrum ceremonies
  • Report and track problems, and working with leadership to resolve problems and remove road blocks
  • Work with IPT Leadership, guide OSM Team through applicable IPDS gates and product milestones

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Engineering (Electrical, Mechanical, or Software), Computer Science, Applied Math, Physics or similar program of study is required.
  • System/software development life cycles and agile development practices
  • RADAR algorithms experience including signal processing, tracking, and discrimination
  • Radar Modeling, Simulation, and Analysis Experience
  • Candidates should have a solid understanding of Modeling and Simulation (M&S) and Ballistic Missile Defense Systems (BMDS).
  • Experience interacting with the government customer and stakeholders to develop clear definitions of required capabilities.
  • Demonstrated ability as a team player to build consensus among peers and build effective relationships with team members
  • Scaled Agile Framework experience; working as a part of a SCRUM Team.
  • MATLAB or JIRA Experience
  • Experience working directly with Government Customers

Other Qualifications

  • Experience using Jira or similar project tracking software
  • Familiarity using Python, C++, Matlab, Ada or similar language
  • Product Owner Certification
  • Experience with Linux/Unix commands and environment.Discrete Event Simulation experience
  • Experience Leading an Engineering Team
  • Experience Leading Formal Technical Reviews
  • Master's or advanced degree in engineering, math or physics would be beneficial


  • Salary - $80,000 - $120,000

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Tuition reimbursement

Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (and be able to maintain) a Final Secret Clearance or meet the eligibility to obtain (and maintain) a Secret Clearance. An interim Secret clearance is required to start.

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