15 days old
2018-08-022018-09-15

Nuclear Systems Engineer - 00049961

MITRE
Offutt Air Force Base, NE

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This position will perform multifaceted systems engineering and systems analysis capacity within the Nuclear Command and Control mission area. Requirements analysis, architecture development, systems analysis, end-to-end engineering, and gap analysis are required for this position. The successful candidate for this position will provide key analyses and recommendations for multi-million-dollar, mission-critical NC2 systems. The candidate will often serve as the governments technical representative and interact with government representatives and contractor personnel regularly. The duty location is Omaha, NE.


Key Functions:

Analyze USSTRATCOM mission processes and supporting information technology in the context of emerging concepts of operations, mission requirements, lifecycle costs, & interoperability considerations.

Perform systems engineering analyses to identify functional and non-functional requirements, interfaces, environmental factors, transition strategies, cost and risk considerations, and other issues pursuant to new or replacement capabilities.

Develop supporting artifacts such as requirements specifications, top-level system designs, interface specifications, technical roadmaps/strategies, risk mitigation approaches, transition strategies, acquisition approaches, etc. in support of system or program goals.

Provide communications networking and cybersecurity recommendations to inform requirements lifecycle from generation through validation

Work with customer, government, contractor, and other stakeholders in a fully collaborative environment. Leverage other efforts as appropriate to mitigate risk and lifecycle costs.

Provide strategic technical guidance to acquisition and system development efforts to develop, evolve, and enhance NC2 systems and operations.

Work with senior decision makers and other stakeholders in a highly dynamic environment to refine and improve solutions leading to rapidly fielded operational capabilities.


Required Qualifications:

  • Understanding of NC2 missions and operations from the National level to the weapon systems, including relevant governing documents (e.g., National Technical Performance Criteria).
  • Understanding of various NC2 platforms such as the fixed and mobile command centers as well as associated communications systems operating within their operational and threat environments.
  • Application of deep technical systems engineering and system analysis to the NC2 mission area.
  • Ability to collaborate with other engineers and stakeholders to rapidly develop working solutions.
  • Ability to rigorously research problem and solution spaces and summarize findings both written and orally.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong background in nuclear command and control operations, with ability to apply historic experience to new and innovative concepts of operations and technical use.
  • Strong technical background in systems engineering and system analysis or a related field. Demonstrated track record of providing actionable, innovative solutions based on rigorous analysis and application of science, engineering, procurement and other skills to customer problems.
  • Experience in communications networking and/or cybersecurity to include knowledge of enterprise IT planning and migration, as well as cyber compliance and mitigation measures from a system's perspective as well as enterprise-wide mission assurance perspective.
  • Excellent ability to communicate.
  • Ability to collaborate with other professionals and organizations to leverage the full capabilities of MITRE and other relevant organizations.

Minimum Qualifications:

BS and 5 years related experience.


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