Software/Systems Engineer - Junior to Mid-level    Apply HERE

Signalink, Inc., Madison, AL


General Requirements:

Supports Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) design and implementation of technical solutions to complex discipline-specific problems. Supports technical programs, projects, or tasks whose technical complexity requires engineering oversight, ensuring completion of programs, projects or tasks within estimated time frames and budget constraints. Ensures that the quality of the program, project or task deliverable meets the established standards or metrics.


Supports  BMDS architecture design, test and assessment requirements, Ground and/or Flight Test Design, Representation of Warfighter Interests, Element and/or System Level Test Data Analysis, System Assessment of Element Builds and Technical Capability Declarations, Technical Advisement to MDA Leadership, Modeling & Simulation Verification, Validation, and Accreditation (VV&A), Technical and/or Cybersecurity Risk Assessment, and/or BMDS Communications and Interoperability efforts. Employs the capability to utilize, adapt, and develop analytical tools, techniques, and processes for technical and/or administrative support activities



  • ​ABET accredited BS in an engineering discipline or BS in a related technical discipline

  • Minimum 1 year of supporting the planning, execution, analysis, documentation, and/or accreditation of BMDS components for ground test and flight test intended uses

  • Some Travel



  • MA/MS in Engineering or other Technical Discipline

  • Working knowledge of BMDS sensors, shooters, and battle management and communications as well as HWIL and Digital Assessment Venues

  • Familiarity with MDA test and assessment processes at the system and element level and ability to translate Element Assessment findings into System Level Capabilities/Limitations

  • Proficiency in written and oral communication skills to independently develop technical white papers, briefings, etc., as required by the customer to communicate complex technical issues


Security Requirements:

  • Applicants must currently hold or be able to obtain a DoD security clearance at the secret level. 


Work Environment:

Work is performed primarily in an office or lab environment with adequate environmental (heating/cooling) control.  The noise level in the work environment will be moderate due to noises associated with computer equipment, equipment racks, and environmental control systems.  For some efforts, tactical equipment will be operated outdoors in field conditions to include weather extremes and on tactical generator power. Offsite work is performed primarily at Government locations in climate-controlled facilities but will occasionally require installation, inspection, and setup of equipment outdoors.