The MITRE Corporation NORAD-NORTHCOM Systems Engineer in Colorado Springs, Colorado
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N256 provides applied systems engineering/mission engineering for 3 Combatant Commands (CCMDs), to include HQ NORAD/USNORTHCOM. North American Aerospace Defense Command conducts aerospace warning, aerospace control and maritime warning in the defense of North America. USNORTHCOM’s mission is to conduct homeland defense of the United States, conduct defense support to civil authorities (DSCA) missions, and to conduct security cooperation to defend and secure the United States and its interests. N256 provides technical expertise with communications/network modernization, data analytics for Joint All Domain C2 (JADC2), operations research and analysis related to resilient critical infrastructure, senior leader communications, and Arctic Communications/Experimentation expertise for the command, and in support of the Joint Force and Service Components.
Position Responsibilities include:
- Provide systems engineering knowledge, homeland defense domain expertise, familiarity with intelligence community capabilities and processes, familiarity of NORAD/USNORTHCOM operations and Command roles & responsibilities for the HQ leadership, particularly the J3 & J8.
BS and 8 years related experience
Applicants selected for this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or applicants who are eligible for security clearances.
Applied architecture development and analysis experience in support of decision makers
Major Command (MAJCOM) or Combatant Command Operations Center experience, command and control experience, or warfighter support experience
Operational Air Defense (AD) Experience
Demonstrable real-world understanding of AD Operations (Airborne, Sea- or Ground-based)
Demonstrable experience with IAMD programs or projects
Understanding of Kill Chain / Kill Web concepts
Understanding of Advanced Battle Management concepts
Engineering, Ops Research, or Technical Bachelor’s Degree
Ability to work comfortably with all levels of government and military up to Flag Officer/SES
Comfortable briefing large, multidisciplinary groups
Working knowledge, technical experience with Service/Joint space systems, processes, primary space C2 and Sensor programs
Experience with requirements documentation and program/mission gap analysis
Possess an active TS/SCI level security clearance
Special Access Program experience, integration with white world systems and processes
Master’s Degree in an engineering discipline
Leadership roles in IAMD programs
Aerospace-related Master’s Degree
Systems Engineering or Integration experience
Advanced Battle Management System experience
Understanding of Integrated Fire Control concepts and technical challenges
NORAD, NATO, or other Coalition operational experience
Understanding of operational space support
Understanding of threats and possible responses for national critical infrastructure
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