Principal Nuclear Hardness Engineer - Military veterans preferred

ManTech (


  full-time   employee

Hill Afb
United States

Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future

Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future

ManTech is currently seeking experienced professionals for the Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center at Hill Air Force Base-Ogden, Utah.  This will be supporting the Integration Support Contract (ISC) 2.0.  Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) weapon systems.

As the Employer of Choice in the government services and solutions industry, ManTech seeks like minds who exhibit a sense of service, creativity and dedication. The ManTech family comprises a diverse yet united group of nearly 8,000 talented professionals around the globe, each bringing distinct backgrounds and skill sets to the team. Nearly half of us are veterans.

Your Opportunity:

Principal Nuclear Hardness Engineer


**This position is intended for individuals with prior education/experience in the fields of electrical, mechanical, or nuclear engineering as well as advanced electronics.
• Applies individual efforts toward managing team members and supports the US Government and subsystem contractors 
• Performs hardness and EMI/EMC assessments at the system and subsystem-levels
• Evaluates proposals and/or recommended changes to the weapon system for hardness and EMI/EMC.
• Evaluates the adequacy of test planning, surveillance testing, hardness and EMI/EMC evaluation (including the effects of configuration changes), and FDE at the system and subsystem-levels. 
• Performs studies and validates subsystem inspections and tests to provide assurance that survivability values for configured modification/substitution items (including developmental test and evaluation of responses to nuclear and conventional environments) are sufficient to prevent degradation of hardness. 
• Reviews actions recommended by subsystem contractors as required to prevent degradation to hardness and ensure continued EMC. 
• Provides recommendations to maintain nuclear hardness, Key Performance Parameters for subsystem modifications, EMC, and weapon system capabilities.


  • A mix of education and experience as listed below:
  • BS degree in STEM-related field plus a minimum of 15 years' experience;
  • Ms degree plus a minimum of 13 years' experience;
  • PhD plus a minimum of 9 years' experience;
  • Nuclear hardness experience;
  • EMI/EMC and EMP experience;
  • ICBM experience, particularly related to ICBM nuclear hardness and electromagnetic effects design, testing and simulations;
  • Acquisitions knowledge/background;
  • Engineering experience related to mechanical, electrical, and/or nuclear effects on systems (this experience will be equivalent to the year requirement as noted above tied to education);
  • Ability to obtain a U.S. DOD Security Clearance up to the Top Secret level if required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Active DOD Secret or (STRONGLY preferred) Active DOD Top Secret Clearance

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