Missile Defense Agency (MDA) Engineering (DE) Quick Response Team (QRT) Engineer - Military veterans preferred

SAIC (www.saic.com)


  full-time   employee

Fort Belvoir
United States


SAIC is Seeking a MDA DE QRT Engineer who will apply engineering knowledge and processes to understand the Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) and interpret missile defense engineering modeling results in terms of documented BMDS effectiveness metrics.  Should have working knowledge of the systems engineering process and possess the ability to work in a deadline driven environment.  Uses Microsoft Office skills (specifically PowerPoint, Excel, and Word), and is willing to learn other programs as needed.  Should have a basic understanding of Department of Defense (DoD) classification guidelines.  You will be able to work independently or supporting / leading teams to solve missile defense related problems, and capable of receiving or providing daily supervision and direction, as dictated by the tasking / situation, in a dynamic environment.

Specific Duties include:

  • Applying system engineering knowledge and processes to analyze Ballistic Missile Defense System problems
  • Developing an understanding of both high and medium fidelity missile defense engineering models to be able to provide analysis guidance to contractor-site engineers/analysts, and interpret modeling outputs using established BMDS effectiveness metrics
  • Implementing the MDA Engineering format for all briefings and papers in order to provide a continuous structured process for staffing, coordination, review, and approval of DE QRT briefings and related products
  • Providing research for writing, editing, and proofreading of technical data for MDA Engineering managers/contractors in order to improve technical documents and briefings using both Microsoft PowerPoint and Word




  • BS degree or higher in Engineering or an engineering-related discipline
  • Department of Defense SECRET clearance
  • Experience with productivity applications including PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Outlook
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills


  • Knowledge of the Ballistic Missile Defense System
  • 1+ years of experience using missile defense related modeling tools to include Satellite Tool Kit
  • Experience working systems engineering related activities
  • Experience working in a high-paced, dynamic DoD program office environment

Target salary range: $50,001 - $75,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.