Missile Engagement Analyst

Introduction: The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL), a national leader in scientific research and development, located midway between Baltimore and Washington, DC is seeking a Missile Engagement Analyst.

Job Summary: Analyst to participate in detailed combat effectiveness studies in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.


  • Perform analysis of surface-to-air missile engagements as an individual contributor in a small team setting (70%)
  • Lead studies and analyses including study planning, tasking, and budgeting (20%)
  • Develop and present formal briefing materials to technical experts, operational stakeholders, and sponsors (5%)
  • Write technical reports (5%)

Note: This job summary and listing of duties is for the purpose of describing the position and its essential functions at time of hire and may change over time.

Required Qualifications: BS in Aerospace, Electrical or other Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, or related field, with minimally 5 years of experience in missile engagement analysis. Strong interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills.

Desired Qualifications: MS in Aerospace, Electrical or other Engineering, Physics, Mathematics or related field. 5 years of specific experience in missile engagement analysis. Experience with Monte Carlo analysis, Design of Experiments techniques, or Operations Analysis. Knowledge of Surface-to-Air Missile Systems and their operations.

Special Working Conditions: Air and vehicle travel to U.S. Government and DOD contractor facilities.

Security: Top Secret Clearance is required. Applicants selected will be subject to a Government security investigation and must meet the eligibility requirements for an SSBI and access to classified information. Preference for current SSBI. Eligibility requirements include US citizenship.

Benefits: APL offers a comprehensive benefits package including a liberal vacation plan, a matching retirement program, significant educational assistance, a scholarship tuition program for staff with dependents, and competitive salaries commensurate with skills and experience. For more information about our organization, please visit our web site at www.jhuapl.edu.

Equal Employment Opportunity: Johns Hopkins University/Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that complies with Title IX of the Education Amendments Acts of 1972, as well as other applicable laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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