Systems Integration Subjet Matter Expert (SME) in Huntsville, AL at Parsons

Date Posted: 12/10/2019

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Position Title: Systems Integration Subject Matter Expert (SME)

Position Overview:

The systems integration SME in this position will support the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) Ground-Based Midcourse Defense (GMD) System Engineering and Integration Office (GME) in Huntsville, Al.  The systems integration SME will work as part of an Integrated Systems Engineering Team supporting Ground-Based Midcourse Defense (GMD) System development and delivery activities. The systems integration SME will provide support and coordination of Prime Contractor/Government activities required to develop and deliver the desired capability in accordance with the standard Systems Engineering Lifecycle of a program.

Responsibilities:

  • Interface with all levels of GMD leadership and supporting technical personnel
  • Assist in the development of the program integrated schedule and metrics, to include managing integration schedules for new functionality builds and coordinate overall ground test campaigns
  • Track delivery of Objective Evidence for major milestone reviews and technical efforts
  • Track CDRLs delivery, and review status
  • Provide technical support to integration efforts supporting all levels of GMD leadership
  • Support development of GMD system upgrades and assist preparation of fielding decision packages.
  • Support integration efforts of the main components internal to the GMD system (kill vehicle, booster, GMD Ground Fire Control (GFC), In-Flight Interceptor Communications System (IFICS) Data Terminal (IDT), Launch Management System (LMS), GMD Communication Network (GCN).
  • Support external integration efforts of the GMD system with the Command and Control Battle Management Center (C2BMC), Sensors, Sea-Based X-Band Radar (SBX), and other Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) elements.
  • Support integration of new element components (Kill Vehicle, upgraded boosters, and new ground system hardware) into the GMD and BMDS operational baseline.
  • Apply critical thinking analytical/ skills and problem-solving methodology to assigned tasks, to identify the problem, determine courses of action, develop paths ahead for task completion, and formulate recommendations to the Customer, status, and follow-up on task completion
  • Work collaboratively with government and industry and assist in the development of executive level briefings, papers, and other correspondence
  • Prepare briefings, reports, and meeting summaries, including recommendations for corrective actions with ability to work in a team environment to accomplish tasks

Qualifications/Experience/Education Requirements:

This position requires a BS in engineering or related technical degree; (MS preferred) and 10+ years of related experience with system integration and system of systems; experience in MDA is desired but not mandatory.

***Candidate Must Possess an Active Secret Security Clearance***

  • Capable of performing as a member of a team and assisting with solving complex problems
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, and Primavera P6
  • Self-starter with enthusiasm and capacity to learn in a fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge of interceptors, fire control systems, communication systems, and ground-based infrastructure preferred but not required
  • Exceptional written and verbal skills required
  • Travel as required to support oversight, meetings, reviews, etc.

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

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