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Missile Systems Engineer

**Job Description**

BAE Systems is looking for well-qualified professionals to join our team for an exciting opportunity to support the readiness and sustainment of the USAF Minuteman III (MMIII) Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM). The ICBM System Program Office must ensure a safe, secure and reliable MMIII weapon system as required by the war fighter, Air Force Global Strike Command (AFGSC), through 2030. This activity will assist the government in acquisition and technical sustainment engineering and also help train and develop this capability within the government. AFGSC is responsible for evaluating the Intercontinental Ballistic Missile force s ability to accomplish its Air Force mission. AFGSC establishes accuracy and reliability planning factors under operational conditions, detects changes in weapon system accuracy and reliability, identifies areas for weapon system modification or improvement, and verifies operational effectiveness and suitability. This position will support AFGSC with MMIII operational test launch preflight planning, launch support and post launch analysis.

Responsibilities include:

+ Provide engineering support to investigate missile flight test anomalies and provide analysis in determining causes/malfunctions and develop corrective action solutions.

+ Perform Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) accuracy analysis using GPS and telemetry data to estimate guidance and control contribution to miss other than re-entry.

+ Prepare and publish flight accuracy briefing materials.

+ Attend operational test launch meetings.

+ Develop, maintain, and modify regression software to determine vehicle performance and accuracy.

+ Develop weapon system engineering estimates of accuracy using physics based mathematical models.

+ Reconcile engineering estimates with flight test data and adjust accuracy model if required.

+ Develop weapon system operational and regression accuracy models and provided planning factor data to AFGSC.

+ Compute and analyze accuracy data for bias, covariance and circular error probability at RV burst and impact.

+ Performs other duties as required.

**Required Education, Experience, & Skills**

+ Bachelor of Science or higher in an ABET accredited Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Computer Engineering, or Physics or Mathematics.

+ 7 years related experience (5 years with Masters of Science degree or higher).

+ At least 3 years progressive responsibility in providing technical leadership.

+ Active Secret Clearance required. The criteria for determining clearance is set by the US Government.

**Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills**

+ PhD degree in Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Physics or Mathematics.

+ Trajectory estimation using Kalman filter or least squares.

+ C, C , Python, Matlab, Fortran, Ada programming languages

**Missile Systems Engineer**


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Missile Systems Engineer

Full time
Hill AFB, UT

Published on 10/23/2021

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