Job Description: Torch Technologies is currently seeking an engineer to assist with missile flight test resources planning, architecture development, and execution for the Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) test program.
Candidate should have a general understanding of engineering test and evaluation practices and procedures. Knowledge of missile flight test fundamentals and test ranges is a plus.
Perform engineering assessments to determine the capabilities and readiness of instrumentation, launch and test support equipment, test ranges, ground and flight test safety systems, and test countdown documentation.
Assist with developing test, range, and auxiliary sensor requirements and ensure they are reviewed and captured in the Universal Documentation System (UDS) database. Develop test resource architectures that will meet the customer requirements and objectives. Use the Test Resources Mission Planning Tool (TRMP-T) database to assign test resources.
Identify range and test resource conflicts with other MDA or non-MDA flight test schedules. Identify conflicts in the architecture for radar, optical, communications, GPS-based instrumentation, and telemetry coverage. Prepare schedules and coordinate deconfliction of test resource requirements with internal and external agencies.
Assist the government with preparation and execution of planning meetings and working groups with participation of up to 200 personnel. Prepare briefings for formal reviews and other special topics. Work closely with analysts to oversee the telemetry link margin analysis (LMA) to ensure adequate telemetry coverage for the event.
This position is located in Huntsville, AL. Travel is required for flight tests with deployments to CONUS locations such as White Sands Missile Range, Vandenberg AFB, and Colorado Springs, CO and to remote locations such as Kwajalein, Wake Island, Kauai, HI and Kodiak, AK. Some travel for routine business meetings may be periodically required as well.
A Bachelor's Degree in engineering or a related field and 5+ years of experience is required.
Candidate must possess excellent verbal and written communications skills and be confident operating in a multi-discipline engineering environment. Proficient computer skills are required, including Microsoft Office Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel.
Candidate must have a valid state driver's license and either possess, or have the ability to obtain, a security clearance.
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