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QTEC Aerospace Huntsville, AL

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

QTEC Aerospace is seeking a SENIOR ALGORITHM SYSTEMS ENGINEER to join our team of professionals in Huntsville, AL. The qualified applicant will become part of a team of professionals representing both industry and government. The successful candidate will be detail oriented, have a proven track record and a positive work ethic.

Job Summary

QTEC Aerospace is looking for highly capable and motivated individuals. The selected Algorithm Systems Engineer will participate in an Agile software development workflow to support a Missile Defense Program system including daily scrums, task updates, and code peer reviews.

Job Duties/Responsibilities

Responsibilities will include, but may not be limited to, the following:

  • Perform conformation analysis to establish that the software products meet requirements
  • Perform behavioral analysis: characterize the behavior of tactical products and/or candidate algorithms for tactical products
  • Perform causal analysis to understand WHY observed behaviors occurred
  • Maintain simulations of tactical products (when tactical products are updated simulations need to be updated to match)
  • Perform trade studies to evaluate candidate concepts for product improvement
  • Develop algorithms to enhance tactical product performance
  • Break down larger tasks into two-week subtasks
  • Appropriately estimate size of tasks
  • Manage overall task schedules, subtask schedules, and assignments
  • Status leadership on task progress

Minimum Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or a related field
  • Engineer requires 5 years of related experience; Sr. Engineer requires 9 years of related experience

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrated experience in one or more of the following areas: data analysis, performance analysis, or algorithm development
  • Ability to communicate technical information clearly to both technical and non-technical personnel
  • High proficiency in technical problem solving
  • Knowledge of MATLAB or similar engineering tools used in prototyping algorithms
  • Excellent interpersonal and team collaboration skills
  • Proven track record of successfully integrating problem solutions into a larger system
  • Extensive background in Ballistic Missile Defense, midcourse missile defense, battle management, threat state processing, weapon target assignment
  • Capable of performing assigned tasks with very little or no direction
  • Capability to read and understand the Ada programming language
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams, and prepare and brief presentations to the customer as needed
  • Self-motivated and customer-oriented

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • General understanding of any, or all, of the following algorithm domains: track processing, track reporting, discrimination, sensor resource management
  • Demonstrated communications skills with armed services and government customers
  • Experience applying advanced mathematical concepts (Numerical Analysis, Linear Algebra, Probability/Statistics) to complex problems and solutions
  • Experience developing algorithms in a MATLAB environment
  • Successful performance of root cause analysis of large complex software systems
  • Exposure to the Agile Development Lifecycle

Security Clearance

Candidates must be able to obtain and maintain a minimum DoD SECRET level security clearance.

It is the policy of QTEC, Inc. not to discriminate on the basis of gender, age, race, religion, disability, veteran status or any protected statuses and to take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals within the company.

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QTEC Aerospace


Huntsville, AL
35805 USA



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