• Test Engineer, Basic

    Axient Huntsville, AL 35808

    Job #2266100217

  • Overview

    Axient is seeking Test Engineer, Basic to support our customer in Huntsville, AL.


    Make a Real Difference - At Axient, we are at the forefront of new missile defense technologies and engaged with the Missile Defense Agency's (MDA) rigorous operational and developmental testing. This exciting, rewarding work helps guarantee the security of the United States and our Allies. Join a professional team of highly qualified engineers, analysts, scientists and technicians supporting the research, development, testing and evaluation of the missile defense system whose purpose is to detect, track, engage and destroy adversary missiles.

    Your typical day - Our MDA engineers work in modern, well-appointed government facilities at Redstone Arsenal. Redstone is located in Huntsville, Alabama, otherwise known as "Rocket City." Huntsville is the hub of missile and space research and development. You will collaborate with other missile defense experts - military, government civilians, and contractors from Axient and other companies. Our team of experts helps the Government manage planning, development, analysis and delivery of state-of-the art sensors, weapons, communications, and command/control systems. MDA launches more large missile / rocket systems than almost any entity in the world. You will be part of the team that conducts successful intercepts of target missiles by one of our Missile Defense System (MDS) weapon systems.

    What are your specific duties? The Test Engineer candidate brings the necessary knowledge and technical skills to support MDA's Test Directorate in all aspects of ground and flight pre-mission analysis and data production. The candidate will optimize missile threat and interceptor trajectory data to perform quantitative safety and risk analyses of flight / ground test designs to ensure ballistic missile tests are capable of meeting test objectives and safety risk parameters. The candidate will develop tools, algorithms and models to facilitate test feasibility analysis and assessments. Furthermore, the candidate will schedule, participate in, and present analysis at working group meetings, peer reviews and other technical meetings.


    What knowledge and skills will help you be a successful Analyst?

    Required Skills and Experience:

    • BS degree in an engineering field

    • Familiarity with any of the following tools/languages: MATLAB/SIMULINK, Python, SQL, C++, Java, HTML, etc...

    • Capable of providing test engineering support on complex system-level developmental and operational test events in the flight, HWIL, and/or operational environments

    • Capable of assisting with implementing system testing, component testing, and qualification testing

    • Possesses basic technical and theoretical knowledge of the DoD principles of developmental and operational testing and the verification and validation activities of the engineering "V"

    • Follows established procedures to solve test planning, integration, execution, and analysis problems

    • Able to think critically and solve problems

    • Strong oral and written communications skills and be comfortable communicating to the customer and senior management

    • Self-motivated, with the ability to make proper, timely decisions and recommendations

    • Strong attention to detail and ability to efficiently perform multiple tasks

    • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)

    Highly Desirable Skills and Experience:

    • Experience with the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) organization, MDA's Missile Defense System

    • Proficient with: MATLAB/SIMULINK, SQL, C++, Java, Python, HTML, etc...

    • Modeling and Simulation experience

    • Ability to communicate detailed technical information to both technical and non-technical personnel and senior leaders

    Must meet applicable COVID safety requirements and protocols

    Applicants for positions which require a US government security clearance or access must meet eligibility requirements to include US citizenship.

    This company is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer as defined by the EEOC. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or are a disabled veteran, and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our online application as a result of your disability, you have the right to receive assistance by calling us directly at ~~~ orclick here (~~~?subject=Application%20Help) to reach us by email. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender orientation, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship, or any other federal, state, or locally protected class.

    Axient LLC is a federal government contractor and must comply with applicable COVID safety requirements and protocols under Executive Order 14042.

    Job ID 2022-3933

    Posted Date 2 months ago (7/25/2022 12:35 PM)

    # of Openings 1

    Category Test / Evaluation

    Location : Location US-AL-Huntsville

    Minimum Education Requirement Bachelor's

    Minimum Experience Requirement, Years 0

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