Jacobs BMDS Event Lead/Technical Lead IRES - HSV in REDSTONE ARSENAL, Alabama

BMDS Event Lead/Technical Lead IRES - HSV


The Event Lead/Technical Lead responsibilities include supporting the Missile Defense Agency Director for Ground Test (MDA/DTG) government Mission Director (MD) and System Mission Manager (SMM) in all aspects of Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) ground test planning and execution. These all-encompassing test event activities include (but are not limited to): Detailed Test Event Planning, MDA Element/Stakeholder Coordination, Studies, Systems Engineering Integration and Test (SEIT), Change and Configuration Management, Test System Architecture Development, Element Pre-Test Coordination, Executive Level Brief Development, Risk Assessment/Mitigation, Test Event Execution, Team Deployment Requirements, Technical/Performance Assessments, System Post Flight Reconstruction, and Post Test Lessons Learned compilation.

Test Events are typically classified at DoD secret or higher, and involve Hardware-in-the-Loop (HWIL) laboratories and operational BMDS assets located at multiple geographic sites worldwide. Associated responsibilities range from coordinating and leading test event planning meetings and technical work involved with diverse network and test architecture configurations, to developing high-level briefings/presentations to senior leaders, Combatant Commander (COCOM) teams, international allies, event visitors, participants, and observers.

The Event/Technical Lead will perform as an Objective Simulation Framework (OSF) Controller/Ground Test Conductor requiring on-console support to assist the government Mission Test Director (MTD) in providing test control, element integration and test support to MDA ground test execution. As an OSF Controller/Ground Test Conductor, work with other test engineers, architecture engineers, system analysts, and software engineers and will play a key role in MDA ground test execution from locations in Huntsville, AL or Colorado Springs, CO. Position requires a minimum of an Interim Secret clearance to start.



Requirements: BS from an accredited Engineering school and 12 general experience. Five years of experience in management or leadership roles and eight years in directly related experience.Experience related to test or operations of one or more BMDS element systems.Demonstrated experience and ability to coordinate effectively with a broad spectrum of Stakeholders.Ability to organize and oversee multiple, concurrent team activities featuring dynamic requirements, aggressive schedules, and multiple stakeholders.Risk Identification and mitigation development and implementation.Experience in the preparation and presentation of briefings.Report writing experience.Working knowledge of OPTASKLINK and Tactical Data Link System Operability Test (TSOT).Knowledge of BMDS elements to include: examples include: Command, Control, and Battle Management and Communications (C2BMC), Space-Based Infrared System (SBIRS), Land – and Sea-Based Early Warning Radars, Army Navy Transportable Radar Surveillance AN/TPY-2, Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD), Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System, Ground Based Mid-Course Defense (GMD), PATRIOT Advanced Capability-3 and other required systems.Ability to travel both domestic and internationally.Ability to obtain an interim and Secret Clearance.

Desired: 10 years of directly relevant experience. Extensive experience in test event planning and execution, expert knowledge of BMDS ground test. An understanding of missile defense doctrine, Concepts of Operation (CONOPS), and Tactics, Techniques and Procedures (TTPs).

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

Primary Location United States-Alabama-REDSTONE ARSENAL

Travel Yes, 25 % of the Time

Req ID: ATE00001T