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Huntsville, Alabama
United States
Information Technology
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
More than 7 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Hardware Systems Analyst - ARC


Hardware Systems Analyst - ARC


Tracking Code2491-987Job Description

COLSA Corporation is seeking candidates for a Systems Analyst IV to join Huntsville’s Family of Professionals. Candidate selected will be afforded the opportunity to showcase their technical abilities in a fast-paced, dynamic and team-oriented environment, in support of the Missile Defense Agency's (MDA) engineering, development, integration, testing and analysis of Ballistic Missile Defense Systems (BMDS) component systems.

General Summary

Performs analysis and evaluates user requirements, problems, etc. on major system projects.  This position will support the analysis, specification, design, implementation and sustainment of complex hardware systems that directly support both ground and flight test activities within the Missile Defense Agency's Advanced Research Center (MDA ARC).

Principal Duties and Responsibilities (*Essential functions)

* Responsible for performing analysis on major system project problems

* Responsible for reviewing user requirements and for providing direction in identifying problems and possible solutions

* Responsible for providing analytical support in the conceptualization, development and implementation of complex systems

* Responsible for defining system objectives and for preparing system design specifications that fit user's needs

* Formulates logical statements of user requirements and develops solutions

* Responsible for implementing system design specifications

* Responsible for working with system users to define problem areas

* Assist or lead efforts in the design of technical hardware solutions to service a large-scale integration testing facility

* Create technical Bills of Material (BOMs) for the procurement of hardware and/or software

* Provide technical support and resolution of hardware problems associated with MDA integration testing

* Perform and oversee periodic preventative maintenance actions on hardware used to support integration test activities

* May be responsible for defining controls, conversion procedures and system implementation plans

* May be responsible for creating hardware test plans and procedures

* May assist in analyzing requirements to ensure testability

* Routinely provides work leadership to lower level employees

Required Experience

Required Qualifications

* Bachelor's degree in related field, or the equivalent experience

* Minimum of eight years work related experience

* Working knowledge of desktop applications including word processing, spreadsheet, and database programs

* Working knowledge current systems and applications.

* Working knowledge of current high level computer languages

* Working knowledge of CASE tools

* Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD SECRET  security clearance

Preferred Qualifications

* Previous experience supporting the installation and maintenance of legacy hardware used to support MDA ground and flight integration testing is preferred.

* Previous experience with the design , installation and maintenance of data storage devices is preferred.

* Experience with legacy hardware and operating systems to include HP Superdome, DEC VAX, HPUX and Open VMS is a plus.

* Working knowledge of project specific operating systems and hardware preferred

Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. COLSA Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

Job LocationHuntsville, Alabama, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular


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