1+ months

Operational Mission Plan (OMP) Systems Engineer, Lead

Huntsville, AL


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MITREs Missile Defense Agency (MDA) Portfolio seeks an experienced engineer to address challenging technical problems via our Missile Defense Agency (MDA) Sensors AN/TPY-2 Development Product Office team. As a Radar/Systems engineer, you will lead the engineering component of Operational Mission Plan (OMP) development and fielding, perform radar systems engineering, conduct technical performance assessments, and support requirements development and verification activities. The OMP engineering scope includes search plan design, resource management, and coordination of requirements with the Warfighter and other stakeholders. You will also assess current AN/TPY-2 radar system design and historical test findings to evaluate criticality of needed updates within the AN/TPY-2 radar system and deliver prioritized recommendations for system updates.


Required Qualifications

  • Knowledge of radar fundamentals including acquisition, tracking, and discrimination functions

  • Radar systems, sensors, and/or signal processing experience

  • Analytical, decision-making, strategic thinking, and problem-solving skills

  • Technical knowledge of systems engineering principles and the ability to clearly communicate technical ideas to colleagues, customers, and senior leaders

  • Excellent communicator

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience with BMDS Radar Systems in the areas of engineering, test and analysis, systems integration, and OMP Development

  • Knowledge of BMDS interoperability and Sensor interfaces

  • C2BMC Sensor Management experience

  • Radar modeling and simulation experience is a plus


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in one of the following disciplines, Electrical,  Computer or Systems Engineering or similar field

  • 8 years related experience.  


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