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Posted: Monday, January 8, 2018 5:55 AM

AMERICAN SYSTEMS is seeking personnel with a background in Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) engineering and analysis. The successful candidate will provide analytical and subject matter expertise technical services to AFOTEC, Detachment 4 for BMDS programs.

This effort supports operational test of Missile Defense Agency (MDA) BMDS programs. Work includes Overhead Persistent Infrared (OPIR) subject matter expertise for operational testing of BMDS programs, including the BMDS OPIR Architecture (BOA) upgrade to the Command and Control, Battle Management, and Communications (C2BMC) program and assessment of its integration into Air and Space Operations Centers and Combatant Commands.

The primary location of performance is AFOTEC Detachment 4 (primarily at Schriever AFB CO, with secondary location at Peterson AFB CO).

Candidate responsibilities will include:

* Translate military users' needs from acquisition program requirements to testable metrics.

* Participate in Integrated Test Teams (ITT) and engage program offices, developers, subject matter experts and the user community.

* Assist test team in planning, executing, analyzing and/or reporting on Early Operational Assessments (EOA).

* Assist test team in identifying opportunities to combine Operational Test (OT) activities with Development Test (DT) activities, described as Integrated Test and Evaluation (IT&E), and incorporate IT&E test data into dedicated OT reports.

* Cyberspace systems expertise (business systems, information systems, cyber-protection, cyber-defense, cyber-attack).

* Information assurance and intelligence test and evaluation expertise (protection, defense, detection and recovery). Work with AFOTEC test teams to ensure AFOTEC's test plans include adequate measures of effectiveness (MOE) and suitability (MOS).

* Participate in all relevant Development Test and integrated test, and conduct Operational Test, collect data where appropriate, perform data analysis, and report the results of each test event.

* Assist AFOTEC test teams in the evaluation and reporting.

* Attend meetings: teleconferences, VTCs, test working groups, system design reviews, technical interchange meetings, Initial Test Designs (ITD), Measures Workshops, and core team meetings.

* Review documents: Capabilities Development Documents (CDD), Test and Evaluation Develop Test and Evaluation Master Plans (TEMP) and related documents.

* Monitor related plans for DT, monitor system or operational measures to counter threats. Collect, compile, review, analyze, and evaluate test results.

* Run computer models and simulations; analyze/characterize the resulting output.

* Aid in the determination of system effectiveness, suitability, and mission capability.

* Prepare test documentation for inclusion in test and evaluation reports.

* Prepare briefings or slides as a part of the report coordination process.

* Prepare lessons learned reports.

AMERICAN SYSTEMS is one of the top 100 employee owned companies in the United States. Employer Ownership means, that at AMERICAN SYSTEMS, we treat each other with respect. Every member of our team has a vested interest and benefits from MISSION SUCCESS. We all have the same goals particularly in service to our nation's War Fighters; providing, team-focused, mission-essential support in challenging environments. Being truly effective means pushing beyond basic requirements. We build skilled and committed teams of experts. We conduct our work with a sense of purpose; loyal to the mission, our clients, each other and to the long-term success of the company.


Job Requirements

Minimum Education Requirement

Must possess a Bachelor's Degree, related to STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics).

Minimum Security Clearance

Top Secret. Must be SCI eligible.


* Must have 4 years of experience in overhead persistent infrared space systems.

* Must have experience in operational testing

* Must have experience in missile warning, missile defense or space situational awareness.

EOE M/F/Disability/Veterans


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