Advanced System Engineer

Applied Technology Assocs.

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Huntsville, AL

Job Description

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Job Overview:


Being on the BlueHalo team means working alongside the brightest minds in technology on the toughest challenges facing our nation – not just every once in a while, but every single day. Together, we are leading the transformation of modern warfare and each BlueHalo employee plays a key role. That’s why our investment in you goes beyond a rewarding salary and benefits package. We’re committed to providing our people with the best opportunities to develop their skills, share their knowledge, and push their innovative ideas to the cutting-edge. Having fun doing it with a team that feels like family all across BlueHalo Nation is the ultimate perk. From Space and Directed Energy to Cyber and Intelligence to C4ISR and Air & Missile Defense, there is no limit to where you can take your career with us. Are you ready to launch a career at BlueHalo?


BlueHalo is looking for Advanced Systems Enginner. This will support the Missile Defense (MD) Architect in conducting assessments of MD threats, capability gaps, challenges, needs, and opportunities to drive development of potential system mitigations and architecture solutions to address those issues. Support coordination with other MDA organizations, Warfighter, DoD and other external organizations to further define architecture-level sensor, weapon, and command & control mitigations to address MD architecture gaps. Assist in development of the MD future architecture and roadmap for integrating future capabilities, including advance concepts, into the MD architecture, and support development of MD architecture products such as architecture views, architecture documents, evolution plans and top-level requirements. This position is located in Huntsville, AL


  • Lead a team of architecture analysts, assigning analysis tasks and reviewing preliminary results prior to delivery to customer
  • Assess MD threats, capability gaps, challenges, needs and opportunities, and develop potential system mitigations and capability evolutions at the architecture level
  • Support modeling & simulation efforts related to the above, including analysis efforts on DoD High Performance Computing (HPC) 
  • Develop analysis plans, run M&S to execute the analysis plan, perform analysis on the results, prepare analysis reports, and providing reviews of analysis products.


Required Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in STEM Field with 12+ years experience
  • Active Secret clearance required with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI
  • Experience with MATLAB
  • Deep understanding of the current MDS architecture

Desired Qualifications:

  • Active TS/SCI Clearance
  • MATLAB Coding
  • Experience with application of modeling & simulation to defense architectures, HPC experience, MBSE experience
  • Experience with BMD Benchmark

Leading the Transformation

The BlueHalo Effect   It speaks to who we are as a company, a global protective ring that shields everything we most want to safeguard, an unbroken line that ensures our customers retain the advantage in any battlespace, from high above the Earth to deep in cyberspace. It’s who we are, a halo, a protector, the light of inspired engineering keeping our Nation safe.   Our vision is a world where national security is certain because technical superiority is assured.   Join us and become a vital element of The BlueHalo Effect!   EEO Statement    BlueHalo is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.   If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable workplace accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an email to [email protected] Please indicate the specifics of the assistance needed. This option is reserved only for individuals who are requesting a reasonable workplace accommodation. It is not intended for other purposes or inquiries.