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ID #44644030
State Alabama
City Huntsville / decatur
Job type Permanent
Salary TBD
Source Aerospace Corporation
Showed 2022-08-06
Date 2022-08-05
Deadline 2022-10-04
Category Et cetera
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Systems Director - Missile Defense System (MDS) Capability Assessment (BCA) Team and Hypersonic Defense

Alabama, Huntsville / decatur, 35801 Huntsville / decatur USA

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The Aerospace Corporation is the trusted partner to the nation's space programs, solving the hardest problems and providing unmatched technical expertise. As the operator of a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC), we are broadly engaged across all aspects of space- delivering innovative solutions that span satellite, launch, ground, and cyber systems for defense, civil and commercial customers. When you join our team, you'll be part of a special collection of problem solvers, thought leaders, and innovators. Join us and take your place in space.

At Aerospace, we are committed to providing an inclusive and diverse workplace for all employees to share in our common passion and aspiration - to carry out a mission much bigger than ourselves.

We remain committed to maintaining a safe environment for hiring as we look forward to the future of work. Click here for information on Aerospace's COVID-19 directives and safety procedures implemented to keep our workplace safe.

The Strategic Deterrence and Defense Division is currently seeking applicants for a position in Huntsville Alabama as the System Director of Aerospace personnel supporting the Missile Defense System (MDS) Capability Assessment (BCA) Team and Hypersonic Defense. The selected candidate will lead Aerospace's tasks regarding the analyses and assessments of Interceptors, space-based sensors, and modeling & simulation for the Studies and Assessments team.

This position is located on-site in Huntsville, AL.

What You'll Be Doing
  • Lead the BMDS Capability Assessment (BCA) Team and Hypersonic Missile Defense (HMD) program support
  • Track and manage STE deliveries and expenditures.
  • Provide direct support to analyses, assessments, and representation to various system-level integration working groups.
  • Devise and conduct studies to support identification of potential issues and improvements in the Missile Defense System (MDS).
  • Coordinate Aerospace participation in BCA Team and HMD assessments and studies with other FFRDC/UARC members of the team as well as government leaders.
  • Coordinate Aerospace embedded and reach-back support
  • Subject Matter Expertise (SME) support and analyses and prepare the results for presentation.

What You Need To Be Successful

Minimum Requirements
  • A Bachelor's degree in engineering, science, or related technical field
  • The demonstrated ability to lead teams
  • Proven ability to organize, prioritize, and delegate tasks while meeting deadlines to deliver products
  • At least 12 years of increasingly responsible experience in fields relating to Missile Defense (e.g., Sensors, Battle Management, and/or Interceptor Technology)
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain effective working relationships with the customers, other FFRDC/UARC and SETA personnel.
  • Demonstrated ability to present technical material to senior DoD officials.
  • This position requires a security clearance, which is current secret issued by the US government. U.S citizenship is required to obtain a security clearance.
  • Some travel is required.

How You Can Stand Out

It would be impressive if you have one or more of the following
  • Advanced degree in engineering, science, or related technical field
  • An active TS/SCI clearance
  • Knowledge and experience with at least one of component of the MDS architecture supporting government operational tests and/or assessments
  • Experience in Interceptor Technologies (e.g., propulsion, guidance, dynamics)
  • Experience in Modeling, Simulation, and Analysis

Ways We Reward Our Employees

During your interview process, our team will provide details of our industry-leading benefits.

Benefits vary and are applicable based on Job Type. A few highlights include:
  • Comprehensive health care and wellness plans
  • Paid holidays, sick time, and vacation
  • Standard and alternate work schedules, including telework options
  • 401(k) Plan - Employees receive a total company-paid benefit of 8%, 10%, or 12% of eligible compensation based on years of service and matching contributions; employees are immediately eligible and vested in the plan upon hire
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Variable pay program for exceptional contributions
  • Relocation assistance
  • Professional growth and development programs to help advance your career
  • Education assistance programs
  • An inclusive work environment built on teamwork, flexibility, and respect

We are all unique, from diverse backgrounds and all walks of life, yet one thing bonds all of us to each other-the belief that we can make a difference. This core belief empowers us to do our best work at The Aerospace Corporation.

Equal Opportunity Commitment

The Aerospace Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We believe that a diverse workforce creates an environment in which unique ideas are developed and differing perspectives are valued, producing superior customer solutions. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, color, religion, genetic information, marital status, ancestry, national origin, protected veteran status, physical disability, medical condition, mental disability, or disability status and any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. If you're an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who needs assistance using our online job search and application tools or need reasonable accommodation to complete the job application process, please contact us by phone at 310.336.5432 or by email at [email protected] . You can also review The Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law and the supplement , as well as the Pay Transparency Policy Statement .

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