Senior Engineer - Flight/Ground/Cyber Test (GMD) in Huntsville, AL at Parsons

Date Posted: 12/3/2019

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This is an immediate opening! The Senior Engineer - Flight/Ground/Cyber Test (GMD) will provide programmatic, technical, and analytical support to the Missile Defense Agency Ground-Based Midcourse Defense Ground Support & Fire Control Systems (GMB) test team.  Serves as the GMB Contractor Support Test Lead for GMD Ground Systems (GS) test activities with primary focus on flight testing and cybersecurity testing.  Individual will support the conduct of GS testing through all phases of flight test and cybersecurity test. Travel will be required to monitor and support GS test integration, execution, and post-flight test GS refurbishment.


  • Coordinate/Collaborate with MDA DT, GMT, GME, GMG, GMB, other MDA test organizations, and MDA-external organizations to facilitate the Ground Systems portion of the fight test events and cyber test events
  • Coordinate/Collaborate with the GM Prime Contractor test team to ensure GS readiness to support flight and cyber test events to include review of GS test documentation, checklists, and procedures; support GS test issue resolution; and GS open paper disposition
  • Lead the GS contractor support test team in support of MDA Flight test and Cyber test events 
  • Provide on-site support to GMB Test Lead during flight test integration and execution phases at GS locations as required
  • Support mission readiness tests and post-mission silo refurbishments at VAFB as required
  • Support GS component, GM Element, and BMDS system-level cybersecurity test activities though all phases of test
  • Develop and provide executive briefs for the GS Test Division Lead to the GMB Director, GMD Program Director and other senior leadership within MDA as required
  • Lead/Conduct/Participate in GS Test Design Reviews, Test Readiness Reviews, Technical Interchange Meetings, Mission Data Reviews, and Post-test Analysis Briefings
  • Develop and brief GS inputs at weekly test meetings with GM leadership, GM Prime Contractor, and DT leadership

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • BS degree (technical, mathematics, or science) and 8+ years of related professional experience including Fire Control, Flight/Ground/Cyber test experience and GMD.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Project, desired
  • Self-starter

Must be eligible to obtain and maintain, or currently possess Secret clearance.

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