Threat Systems Engineer


Venturi has an exciting opportunity for a Threat Systems Engineer who will provide engineering support to the Threat Modeling Center (TMC) software application Contracting Officer's Technical Representative and to the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) Modeling and Simulation (M&S) Operations Support team. Focused on requirements, modeling, and V&V activities in support of threat system model development. Work will involve interaction between kinematics, infrared signatures Radar Cross Section (RCS) area and Computer Aided Design (CAD) disciplines in this modeling environment. May be asked to analyze the integration of systems engineering processes and methodologies to ensure effectiveness of this work.

  • Develop acquisition regulations and best practices for accomplishing systems engineering within the framework, including concept definition, requirements development requirements verification, and test planning.
  • Engage with elements for test requirements support, reviewing, and commenting on achievable capabilities assisting in the development of Integrated Master Assessment Plans.
  • Provide inputs and updates to the integrated budgetary process across all technical projects, reviewing implementation and timing of the projects across the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) timeline, and evaluating intelligence community inputs for the threats posed to the Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) to assist in the performance of risk assessments.
  • Coordinate capability improvements to BMDS.
  • Plan trade studies and analyses to quantify potential performance improvements and concept implementation.
  • Develop technical requirements packages for the acquisition of new capabilities and prototypes for the BMDS.
  • Develop mitigation plans for concerns, risks, and issues to ensure a quality-driven timely deployment of BMDS capability.
  • Support the identification and resolution of technical issues associated with the worldwide deployment of BMD capabilities.
  • Lead implementation of system engineering "V" processes across a program acquisition life cycle to solve complex problems.
  • May be required to provide daily supervision and employee recruiting, development, and retention in compliance with policies, procedures, and applicable laws.
  • Other duties as assigned

  • Bachelor's degree in STEM field
  • 7+ years working on missile defense-related or other complex, large DoD program/project
  • Secret clearance required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Ability to work independently and/or lead sub-teams, applying engineering rigor to analyze and resolve problems.
  • Working knowledge of BMDS components and mission.
  • Working knowledge of BMDS functionality and concept of operations, including interceptors, ground systems, sensors, command, control, battle management, and communications.
  • In-depth practical and theoretical technical/engineering knowledge.
  • Familiarity with DOD and MDA processes and procedures.
  • Ability to work in a high paced environment while coordinating with multiple organizations and leadership.
  • Proficient with Microsoft software applications.
  • Ability to execute and complete tasks with no supervision.
  • Ability to travel 20-25% to CONUS and OCONUS locations.
  • Ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays as required.

Estimated Salary : $100k - $130k

Chenega MIOS offers a comprehensive Benefits package, details can be found on our benefits page here (

Similar searches: Full Time, Government and Public Services, Engineer