Missile Warning Algorithms Engineer

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Job Description:

Looking for a change. Leidos has opportunities in the Integrated Tactical Warning/Attack Assessment (ITW/AA) and Missile Defense mission areas. The work includes trade studies, system engineering, model based system engineering, portfolio analysis, software development demonstration and product testing and deployment to Cheyenne Mountain. Leidos is focused on finding the best people, processes, and tools that will provide solutions in data integration and fusion, data analytics, data mining, predictive analytics, data visualization, and decision support tools.

This position will report directly to the Missile Warning Expert and Trade Studies Manager.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Develop and document red line recommendations for consideration to the Cheyenne Mountain Chief Scientist and NISSC II contractors
  • Develop and recommend red lines to the Missile Warning Algorithm Document (MWAD)
  • Develop demonstrations for changes that affect Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) Data Integration Assessment Process and display data from new sources that includes the Global Data Integration (GDI) message types and the Command and Control Battle Management and Communications (C2BMC) messages on a Combatant Commanders Integrated Command and Control System (CCIC2S) display through iterative and incremental deliveries of the new data to the CCIC2S development environment
  • Lead significant level efforts to establish connections for GDI which enable selected systems to enhance the missile warning mission
  • Conduct research and development of options to meet customer and stakeholder requirements
  • Develop trade studies to include analysis to determine links to the theater mission value and strategic mission value
  • Demonstrated experience in missile defense systems such as C2BMC, CCIC2S and BMDS
  • Evaluate solutions to ensure they meet cybersecurity, configuration and change requirements
  • Coordinate with the System Engineering, Software Development and Deployment and Testing IPT Leads as required to ensure smooth product transition from inception to deployment
  • Synthesize and research customer requirements to develop potential solutions and development of demonstration capabilities to showcase options
  • Lead efforts to identify and recommend upgrades to Government owned message types and documentation
  • Coordinate and negotiate with Government customers on the upgrade, refresh, or integration of new technologies

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree with ten (10) years of experience; additional years of directly applicable experience may be considered in lieu of a degree
  • Currently possess an Top Secret with ability to obtain a Top Secret/SCI clearance
  • Experience with missile warning and missile warning defense
  • Understanding of missile warning message types
  • General understanding of missile warning mission trades
  • Past supervisory and team management experience
  • Knowledge of trades and trade studies

Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's degree in associated field
  • Excellent project, technical, interpersonal, presentation and problem management skills
  • Ability to communicate orally, and in writing, detailed technical information on troubleshooting and implementation efforts
  • Past experience in Command and Control Battle Management and Communications (C2BMC), Global Data Integration (GDI), or other key missile defense programs or areas

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External Referral Bonus $:

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Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret


Yes, 10% of the time

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Pay Range:

Pay Range $91,000.00 - $140,000.00 - $189,000.00