Inspector Missile Job Description Sample
Algorithm Developer For Space And Missile Defense
Are you an engineer, mathematician, or computer scientist skilled in algorithm development for data analysis and machine learning?
Are you passionate about solving critical challenges for our nation?
If so, we're looking for someone like you to join our team of scientists and engineers dedicated to applying space-based technology in the defense of our nation.
Our group is a dynamic mix of experts with the combined capability to develop a space-based sensing network, apply it to a complex problem, and analyze the results from end-to-end. We are seeking an engineer or computer scientist to work with our team to develop algorithms for processing spacecraft data. You should have proven coding skills and a dream to tackle the nation's challenges.
As a member of our Algorithms Team:
Your primary responsibility will be to support the Spacebased Kill Assessment (SKA) Program. You will develop algorithms for analysis of sensor data, including extraction and classification of features of interest.
You will implement algorithms in Java and MATLAB codes and test code performance.
You will apply your technical creativity to develop and implement new tools to analyze and improve SKA algorithm performance.
You will participate in peer review teams to ensure codes and analyses are correctly implemented and contain mathematical and physics-based rigor.
You meet our minimum qualifications for the job if you:
Have a B.S. in engineering, applied mathematics, physical science, statistics, data science or computer science plus at least 2 years experience.
Have experience coding in Java and MATLAB.
Hold an active Secret or higher security clearance (or have the ability to get one prior to starting). If selected, you will be subject to a government security investigation and need to meet the requirements for access to classified information. Eligibility requirements include U.S. citizenship.
You'll go above and beyond our minimum requirements if you:
Have a M.S. in engineering, applied mathematics, physical science, statistics, data science, or computer science.
Have experience working with data from spacebased assets.
Hold an active Top Secret/SCI clearance.
Consulting Electrical Engineer - Radar Systems & Missile Subsystems
Consulting Electrical Engineer - Radar Systems & Missile Subsystems; lead for System Engineering for design, development and oversight of the implementation of new missile radar and sensor system efforts
Provide System Engineering support for requirements derivation and flow down, test and evaluation efforts, and generation of specifications and CDRLs
Diagnose system hardware and software issues, analyze system data
Critically review, implement and test new system approaches
Interface with customers, both internal and external
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Provide and implement solutions to radar and sensor system programs
Grow into position as system lead / representative
Interact with other AARGM missile experts and senior engineers
Coordinate issue resolution between various engineering and management disciplines
Analyze system data, evaluate system performance and support system data analysis
Identify issues as they arise
Help troubleshoot and diagnose prototype and production issues at the RF system levels
Define and provide system and subsystem tests and procedures
Grow into system subject matter expert (SME)
Excellent understanding of missile subsystems and engineering documentation describing them
In-depth understanding and application of systems and subsystem interactions
Ability to determine causes of system issues, both software and hardware, as well as provide solutions.
Independently determines and develops technical objectives of assignments
Innovative problem solving
Works with minimal direction.
Demonstrated experience in the development and production of radar systems especially on missiles
BS Engineering or Physics degree and at least 20 years' experience; or an MS Engineering or Physics degree and at least 15 years' experience; or a PhD in Engineering or Physics and at least 10 years' experience.
Ability to obtain secret security clearance required (US citizenship required)
Demonstrated experience in the development and production of radar systems especially on missiles
Current/active DoD Secret security clearance preferred
Radar related industry and DoD experience preferred.
System Engineering experience preferred
Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
Computational Modeling Scientist/Engineer For Space And Missile Defense
Are you a physical scientist or engineer skilled in computational modeling?
Do you have an interest in solving critical challenges for our nation?
If so, we're looking for someone like you to join our team of scientists and engineers dedicated to applying space-based technology in the defense of our nation. Our group is a dynamic mix of experts with the combined capability to develop a space-based sensing network, apply it to a complex problem, and analyze the results from end-to-end.
We are seeking an engineer or scientist to conduct hypervelocity impact simulations and compare to data.
You should have proven skills in physics-based model development and a dream to solve the nation's challenges.
As a member of our Modeling Team:
Your primary responsibility will be to use state-of-the-art physics-based models to simulate the results of hypervelocity impacts.
You will run simulations on high performance computing clusters and analyze results.
You will apply your technical creativity and scientific knowledge to determine where model improvements are required, and how to implement them in our models.
You meet our minimum qualifications for the job if you:
Have a M.S. in physical science or engineering plus 4 years experience.
Have experience describing real-world phenomena with physics-based models.
Have experience running and analyzing codes with high performance computing clusters.
Hold an active Secret or higher security clearance (or have the ability to obtain one prior to starting). If selected, you will be subject to a government security investigation and need to meet the requirements for access to classified information. Eligibility requirements include U.S. citizenship.
You'll go above and beyond our minimum requirements if you:
Have a Ph.D. in physical science, engineering, or applied mathematics.
Have previous experience with hydrocode modeling of hypervelocity impacts.
Hold an active Top Secret/SCI clearance.
Ground Based Radar Missile Warning/Missile Defense Analyst, #3575
LinQuest Corporation is looking for a Ground-Based Missile Warning SME to join a high-performance team supporting the 21 SW and their missile warning radars. This position will provide critical support and necessary subject matter expertise of 21 OG weapon systems with respect to MW/MD and SSA mission areas. The SME will apply broad and comprehensive technical knowledge of 21 OG MW/MD and SSA systems. This support requires the SME to assist in current operations, maintenance, and sustainment activities to include providing substantial functional and mission expertise necessary to ensure both the timely and successful transition to operations of new 21 OG systems as well as operations and sustainment of legacy systems (i.e. UEWRs).
Assist in current operations, maintenance, and sustainment activities to include providing substantial functional and mission expertise necessary to ensure both the timely and successful transition to operations of new 21 OG systems and operations/sustainment of legacy systems: Below is an example list of some of the upgrades/activities to be supported.
Upgraded Early Warning Radar (UEWR)
Perimeter Acquisition Radar Attach Characterization System (PARCS) Mission Data Processor (PMDP) program upgrades to several major components of the Radar
Cobra Dane (CD) upgrades and Long-Range Discrimination Radar (LRDR) support (LRDR projected for Initial Operational Capability (IOC) in 2020
Eglin AFB, FL (Multi-Pulse Linear Frequency Modulation (MPLFM))—software upgrade will significantly improve range accuracy for deep-space
Ground-based Electro-Optical Deep Space Surveillance (GEODSS): Upgrades: Upgrades the imaging system for current telescopes, adds new Advanced Technology Sensors (ATS), and potentially adds two new site locations
"Holt" -- Harold E. Holt Naval Communications Station at North West Cape in Western
Australia (also known as C-Band radar)
Space Fence: Radar located in Kwajalein, Operations Center located in Huntsville, AL; IOC in late Spring 2019
18th Space Control Squadron (18 SPCS) Joint Space Operations Center (JSpOC) Mission
System (JMS) which is in development, intended to eventually replace Space Defense
Operations Center (SPADOC), and operationally managed by 21 OG
Have a thorough understanding of the Wing's mission, vision, priorities, and objectives in accordance with (IAW) the approved 21 SW Strategic Plan.
Ability to work with both internal and external senior leaders, offices, directorates, and action officers who influence and/or are influenced by Headquarters (HQ) Air Force Space Command (AFSPC) directorates, 14th Air Force (14 AF), 21 OG, 21 OSS, 21 CES, 21 CS, 21 SW/XP, 21st Logistics Squadron (21 LRS), 21 SW/PMD, 21 SW GSUs, AF Installation Management Support Center (AFIMSC) Detachment (Det) 1, Missile Defense Agency (MDA), AF Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC), Space and Missile Center (SMC), US Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM), US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), etc. to gain better insights into on-going and planned efforts across the Wing and its GSUs, facilitating optimum execution of limited resources and program priorities.
Ability to understand, continually analyze, and assess current 21 SW integration procedures/practices and recommend innovative solutions that optimize and advance MW/MD & SSA mission capabilities (e.g., remote operations, Tactics, Techniques & Procedures development for 21 SW weapon systems, improving communications network operations and management infrastructure at GSUs, improving cross-organizational integration processes/coordination, recommend and assist in the effective implementation of automated business intelligence opportunities, improving support to GSUs, and make recommendations on improving weapon systems utilization, etc.).
Ability to make recommendations to enhance current and future systems/capabilities/operations of 21 SW missions and make recommendations for changes to organizational processes and contracted mission requirements being managed by 21 SW/PMD.
Ability to analyze current weapon system operations and make recommendations to improve tactics to optimize weapon system utilization/capabilities.
4 year degree or 10+ years experience with AFSPC ground-based missile warning radars
Recent or relevant 21 Space Wing experience desired
Recent or relevant HQ AFSPC staff experience desired
U.S. Citizenship and active Secret Clearance is required to be considered for this position
CA (for internal purposes only)
Missile Mechanic Associate
Under the guidance of higher level personnel, perform tasks associated with the assembly, disassembly, modification, repair, checkout and movement of all types and configurations of new and fleet return Trident II missiles. Perform inspection and related functions involved in quality assurance and acceptance of Fleet Ballistic Missile systems, materials and support equipment at the Strategic Weapons Facility Pacific (SWFPAC).
Assist in assembly and disassembly operations involving such functions as mating/demating of motors, equipment section and interstage sections; removal and installation of electrical, electronic, hydraulic, pneumatic and mechanical components, assemblies and units. Perform inspection of the assembly, disassembly, modification, repair, rework and testing of missile sections, sub-assemblies, complete systems and subsystems; of the receipt, shipment, handling, testing, altering, repairing, reworking and packaging of components and hardware; and of the repairing, fabricating, reworking, altering, modifying, maintenance and testing of support and handling equipment. Approve acceptable parts, tests, etc., and prepare or process documentation as required. Reject items found to be discrepant or unacceptable. Prepare necessary documentation for disposition of such items. Evaluate test data, assembly and refurbishment processes and recommend new methods, processes or procedures to improve quality assurance and quality control. Perform a continuous monitoring of all production and test activities. Assist higher level personnel set up for and perform tests such as helium leak, motor pressure and propellant grain inspection. Assist in the repair or replacement of malfunctioning units, components or items revealed by tests. Become proficient in operating all equipment required to position major vehicle components and support equipment. Assist in modifications and repairs to support equipment. Assist Missile Electronic Craftsmen in performing missile systems tests using Shore-based Acceptance Checkout Equipment (SACE).
This position is for day shift, but may require some shift work, and is located in Silverdale, Washington.
A pre-employment physical exam, background check and drug screen, and Interim Secret Clearance required prior to start.
Elementary knowledge of aerospace vehicle assembly/disassembly and handling techniques as gained from a minimum of 18 months experience in the aerospace industry, or equivalent similar assembly/disassembly/handling experience in the automobile, marine, or aircraft industry.
Knowledge of electrical, electronic, hydraulic and pneumatic systems.
Knowledge of shop math.
Ability to use all types of measuring and inspection instruments and tools as required.
Ability to read and interpret specifications, procedures and regulations pertaining to the assembly, testing, storage and shipping of missiles or their related parts, as well as handling and storage equipment.
Familiarity with inspection practices and procedures of operational test methods and functional test equipment.
Ability to obtain and retain a DOD secret level security clearance - Interim Secret at Start.
Ability to obtain and retain Arms, Ammunition, and Explosives (AA&E) certification.
Must possess valid Washington State driver's license.
Ability to pass pre-employment physical and drug screen.
Must be a US Citizen. Cannot be a dual citizen.
Missile Simulation Engineer 4
Missile Simulation Engineer 4
Provides program support in an experienced team environment developing missile models and simulations and performing analysis and trade studies.
Must be able to obtain and maintain an active Security Clearance. Top Secret/SCI Security Clearance highly desired.
Education and Experience:
This position requires a BS in Aerospace, Computer, Electrical, Mechanical, or other Engineering degree and 15+ years of experience, or MS and 13+ yrs, or PhD and 10+ yrs.
Candidate must be a US Citizen, able to obtain a security clearance.
Must possess ability to or knowledge of:
General systems theory
6-DoF simulation experience
Ability to prepare technical reports and briefings
Ability to effectively deliver technical briefings
Strong interpersonal skills to support interaction with both Government and contractor personnel
Current active TS/SCI clearance highly desired
Knowledge of event based and real-time simulation architectures
Knowledge of distributed processing / computing environments
Demonstrated ability to provide technical leadership is a plus
Applicants selected for employment will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet additional eligibility requirements for access to classified information and/or materials.
Missile Systems Engineer
Are you interested in missile system design and working in the field of hypersonics?
Do you enjoy solving challenging problems with a diverse team of engineers?
If so, we are seeking an engineer to help us perform trade studies, performance assessments, and conceptual design studies of missile systems. As a member of the team, you will also develop modeling and simulation tools and participate in the integration and testing of missile systems.
As a Missile Systems Engineer …
You will develop and utilize missile system modeling and simulation tools to conduct trade studies, performance assessments, and conceptual design studies of missile systems
You will participate in missile test and evaluation activities to include test operations and pre/post flight evaluations
You will lead and contribute to analysis efforts
You will collaborate with cross-discipline teams to advise government and contractor partners on engineering challenges and design trades
You will produce reports and presentations to communicate results to team members and government partners.
You meet our minimum qualifications for the job if you…
Have a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or a related discipline
Have experience in a missile system engineering discipline such as missile modeling and simulation, aerodynamics, flight dynamics, missile guidance, navigation, and control, propulsion or missile test and evaluation
Have prior experience coding and using MATLAB or Python
Are willing and able to travel occasionally to attend meetings or tests at other government and contractor sites
Will be comfortable working in closed area facilities
Have an active final Secret Clearance and are able to obtain a Top Secret level security clearance. If selected, you will be subject to a government security clearance investigation and must meet the requirements for access to classified information. Eligibility requirements include U.S. citizenship.
You'll go above and beyond our minimum requirements if you …
Have a M.S in Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or a related discipline
Have 2 years of in a missile system engineering discipline such as missile modeling and simulation, aerodynamics, flight dynamics, missile guidance, navigation, and control, propulsion or missile test and evaluation
Have experience programming in Simulink and/or C/C
Have experience using optimal control software packages such as OTIS, POST or GPOPS
Have experience developing 3DoF and/or 6DoF simulations
Have design experience with missiles and related subsystems
Currently have an active Top Secret Clearance
Special Working Conditions: Qualifications also include initiative, interest in skill development and the flexibility to accept assignments of varied scope and skill. Travel of 10 to 20 days a year is likely.
Why work at APL?
The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) brings world-class expertise to our nation's most critical defense, security, space and science challenges. With a wide selection of challenging, impactful work and a robust education assistance program, APL promotes a culture of life-long learning. Our employees enjoy generous benefits and healthy work/life balance. APL's campus is located in the Baltimore-Washington metro area. Learn more about our career opportunities at www.jhuapl.edu/careers.
APL is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
Advanced Missile Defense - Fire Control Systems Engineer / Grand Prairie, TX
Lockheed Martin is looking for engineers to work on the fire control system of the premier missile defense system currently saving lives around the world. This program is part of our Air and Missile Defense portfolio at our Missiles and Fire Control location in Grand Prairie, TX, a world leader in missile defense systems.
You will develop, improve and implement ground system and fire control algorithms. Analyze data from digital simulations, hardware-in-the-loop labs, and missile flight tests. Be part of a high-performing team with a track record of mission success against continually evolving threats.
Come put your expertise to work pushing the boundaries of missile technology on products that make a difference.
Grand Prairie, TX offers both big-city excitement and quiet, suburban living, the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area offers an interesting mix of Texas pride and cosmopolitan offerings. The cowboy life still exists in Fort Worth, while Dallasites love the trendy local bars and numerous retail shops. And no matter which part of the metroplex they call home, sports fans rally together behind their professional sports teams.
U.S. News analyzed 125 metro areas in the United States to find the best places to live based on quality of life and the job market in each metro area, as well as the value of living there and people's desire to live there. Dallas-Fort Worth ranked #18
This position requires an active Secret clearance and experience programming in Matlab, Fortran, or C++.
Active Secret clearance.
Naval Missile Systems Engineering Technician
ICI Services is looking for a motivated individual who wants to support our existing Missile Systems contract at Naval Surface Warfare Division, Port Hueneme, CA (NSWC PHD) as an experienced Naval Missile Systems Engineering Technician . We are a mid-sized defense contractor providing Engineering, Logistics, Program Services, and Technical Services to government clients in 14 states and the District of Columbia.
- Applicant must be able to obtain and maintain an active Department of Defense (DoD) SECRET personnel security clearance.
Candidate will be responsible performing Fabrication, checkout, calibration and verification of Automated Test Equipment (ATE). Generating Test Requirements Documents (TRD) and Special Processing Instructions (SPI) for various VLS components. Working closely with customer to determine requirements.
Ability to work in a dynamic environment with rapidly changing priorities
Ability to multi-task, manage priorities and independently schedule tasks with minimal supervision
Excellent work ethic and capability to interface with a wide variety of co-workers with a wide range of skill levels
A keen eye for detail and the drive to produce exceptional quality results
Self-starting mentality, able to proceed with complex tasks given minimal initial information
Intense focus and clarity with respect to quality and time to completion constraints
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to generate and maintain logs and operational records pertinent to the current mission tasking
Excellent electrical and electronic debug skills.
Mentoring junior team members and leading small project teams may be required from time to time
Knowledge of the application and operation of a wide variety of electrical measurement equipment such as DMMs and oscilloscopes
Working knowledge of MS Office tools
Troubleshooting of electronic and/or mechanical systems experience is required
Working Knowledge of Windows environment is required
High School Graduate/GED or Technical School Graduate
Junior college course work is a plus
- Ability to travel 10%
VEVRAA Federal Contractor
Software Process Engineer - Missile Defense Radar Software
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Whether you're a software engineer or a mechanical engineer, at Raytheon you'll grow a varied and rewarding career. And you'll be supported with a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that promotes work/life. If you're ready to take on today's big challenges, discover a world of opportunity at Raytheon.
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This is your opportunity to join the Missile Defense Radar Software Leadership Team in Woburn, Massachusetts as a Software Process Engineer on the AN/TPY-2 Radar Team.
The Missile Defense Radar Software Department's mission is to provide world class Missile Defense and Surveillance Radar Software to be used in radar systems deployed on land and sea. Our software teams employ AGILE development to rapidly and continuously deploy capabilities for our customers. We strive for technical excellence by drawing upon a diverse workforce whose knowledge base covers the complete spectrum of modern computing languages and platforms.
The Process Engineer is an integral part of the software leadership team. This position involves writing project plans, including the Software Development Plan, Measurement & Analysis Plan, Process Tailoring, and Project Work Instructions.
The Software Process Engineer is a key member of the Project's Software Team of X helping develop and apply monthly metrics to shape project execution. The process engineer supports all software management and technical reviews to both internal and external customers.
The candidate will create the monthly management package, compiling and analyzing Agile metrics related to Release burndowns, Productivity, and Earned Value (EV). The Process Engineer will facilitate Process Improvement Discussions (PIDs) to help the project summarize and clarify what needs to be improved. This opportunity is your entry point into software program leadership on a dynamic and growing team.
This position can be a Salary Grade G08 or Salary Grade G09 based on the candidate's qualifications relative to the skills, experience and requirements of the position.
This position requires the ability to obtain a security clearance. Except in rare circumstances, only U.S. Citizens are eligible for a clearance.
Minimum 4 years of experience in software engineering
2+ years working in a team environment developing software applications
1 year of experience with C, C++, Ada, or Java
Demonstrated experience with process improvement and training
Auditing and CMMI Appraisal support experience
Earned Value Reporting and metrics experience
Team Leadership experience
Understanding of Agile/SCRUM development
Understanding of Continuous Integration / DevOps development
Software development experience in a DoD environment
Radar domain knowledge
Experience using software configuration management and bug tracking tools
BS degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Math or related engineering/science discipline.
Master's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, or Software Engineering
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Headquartered in Tewksbury, Mass., IDS has 28 locations around the world. Its broad portfolio of weapons, sensors and integration systems supports its customer base across multiple mission areas including air and missile defense systems; missile defense radars; early warning radars; naval ship operating systems; command, control, communications, computers, cyber and intelligence (C5I) systems; air traffic management; cyber and other advanced technologies.
IDS provides affordable, integrated solutions to a broad international and domestic customer base, including the U.S. Missile Defense Agency, the U.S. Armed Forces and the Department of Homeland Security.
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