Missile Systems Developer and Analyst

Company Name:
Applied Physics Laboratory
## Position Description
Introduction:
The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL), a national leader in scientific research and development, located midway between Baltimore and Washington, DC is seeking a Missile Systems Developer and Analyst.
Job Summary: Develop medium and high fidelity Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) simulations for both Aegis BMD and Standard Missile-3 (SM-3). Employ simulations in systems analysis across missile lifecycle.
Duties :
1. Develop Aegis BMD and SM-3 simulations to support system analysis. This includes both software design and implementation of algorithms in the context of a larger simulation framework. Perform testing and verification of developed software. Implement pre- and post- processing tools. (60%)
2. Perform analysis of Aegis BMD and SM-3 in support of requirements definition, system design reviews, flight tests, and fleet deployment. Potential analysis efforts include missile signal processing, tracking, discrimination, and raids. (30%)
3. Deliver formal presentations to sponsors and design agents to communicate proposed concepts, solutions and analyses results. Produce documentation to capture all relevant missile engineering tasks including technical recommendations. Document software users guides, software development plans, etc.(10%)
Note: This job summary and listing of duties is for the purpose of describing the position and its essential functions at time of hire and may change over time.
## Qualifications
Required Qualifications: BS in Computer Science, Mathematics, Aerospace, Mechanical, Electrical Engineering, or related field and at least 3 years of relevant experience. Experience in simulation development and object-oriented programming. Ability to work closely with others in a team environment. Excellent communication and presentation skills. Familiarity with C++ and/or Matlab programming.
Desired Qualifications: MS in Computer Science, Mathematics, Aerospace, Mechanical, Electrical Engineering or related field. Dual major with Computer Science and Engineering. Experience in Aegis BMD and SM-3. Software configuration management and linux grid computing experience. Proficient in C++ and Matlab programming.
Special Working Conditions__: Occasional travel to Dahlgren Va., and contractor sites in Moorestown NJ and Tucson AZ.
Security: Applicant selected will be subject to a government security clearance investigation and must meet the requirements for access to classified information. Eligibility requirements include U.S. citizenship.
Benefits: __ APL offers a comprehensive benefits package including a liberal vacation plan, a matching retirement program, significant educational assistance, a scholarship tuition program for staff with dependents, and competitive salaries commensurate with skills and experience. For more information about our organization, please visit our web site at .
Equal Employment Opportunity: Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer that complies with Title IX of the Education Amendments Acts of 1972, as well as other applicable laws, and values diversity in its workforce.
Primary Location: United States- Maryland- Laurel
Schedule: Full-time
Req ID: 07052

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