SoSi BMDS Subject Matter Expert (SME) in Reston, Virginia

Company Overview

For 25 years, clients in the private and public sectors have relied upon SOS International LLC (SOSi) for critical operations in the world’s most challenging environments. SOSi is privately held, was founded by its current ownership in 1989, maintains corporate headquarters in New York City, and specializes in providing logistics, construction, training, intelligence, and information technology solutions to the defense, diplomatic, intelligence and law enforcement communities.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status. SOSi takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance employment of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

1-161011-4695: BMDS Subject Matter Expert (SME)

Job Category Research and Development

Duty Location U.S. - Virginia - Reston

Type of Position Full Time

Requisition Number 1-161011-4695

Job Description

SOSi is seeking a highly qualified Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) Subject Matter Expert (SME). The candidate must be a recognized industry expert or eminent authority in their field with exceptional and unique scientific or programmatic knowledge of ballistic missile defense weapon systems; capable of providing advisory and assistance (consultant) services based on unique experience that has a significant level of technical value and return on investment.

Minimum Requirements

  • Security Clearance requirements: TS, TS/SCI
  • Minimum 10 years of experience
  • Prior experience working with Missile Defense Agency highly desirable

  • PhD, MA/MS degree in a relevant missile defense field

  • Must be capable of supporting teams and/or working independently regarding very complex technical or programmatic issues usually related to complex weapon systems

  • Familiarity with operating at technical, managerial, and executive levels is highly desired

  • Experience with operating in politically-charged, sensitive and complex DOD/Joint/Service program environments is highly desired
  • Proven ability to provide direct technical input for solving complex issues in this area
  • Must be considered an SME in one or more of the multi-disciplinary missile defense areas

Additional Information

Technical proficiencies (required)

  • Demonstrated familiarity/expertise with one/more BMDS technical and operational attributes

  • Sensor systems, interceptor systems, Battle Management Command and Control (BMC2) systems

  • Expertise across all BMDS systems/elements is highly desired
  • Familiarity/expertise with design/development/operational constraints facing ballistic and space systems
  • Demonstrated familiarity/expertise with requirements, design, development, testing, fielding and operations/sustainment of complex systems and “systems of systems” capabilities

  • Expertise across the full range of life-cycle systems engineering activities above is highly desired

  • Expertise with complex systems TEST readiness (with an emphasis on ballistic missile and space systems) is highly desired
  • Demonstrated ability to support a wide-array of specialized assessments and evaluations

  • CYBER expertise for developmental and operational systems is highly desired