Fires System Lead

The Challenge:

Are you looking for an opportunity to combine your technical skills with big picture thinking to make an impact in Army engineering? You understand your customer’s environment and how to develop the right systems for their mission. Your ability to translate real-world needs into technical specifications, makes you an integral part of delivering a customer focused engineering solution.

As a leader in fires systems, we’re looking for you to solve complex challenges and shape our customer's mission by leading engineering efforts. Your customer will trust you to not only design and develop these systems, but also evolve them with advanced technology solutions. Share your expertise through leadership and mentoring, while broadening your skillset into areas like technology development. Grow your skills by merging innovative solutions and engineering principals to create new technologies and concepts. Join our team and create the future of Army engineering.

Empower change with us.

You Have:

-8+ years of experience in working with Fires Systems and functionality as a systems engineer

-Experience in working with requirements traceability, system-of-systems integration and testing, test planning, development, and execution testing

-Experience in working with RedHat Linux and Windows

-Experience in working with network architecture and communications

-Knowledge of US Army and US Marine Corps Fires and Fires C2 operational threads

-Ability to isolate and resolve problems, document bugs, and regress and close issues

-Active Secret clearance

-BA or BS degree

Nice If You Have:

-Experience in working with Command and Control (C2) systems

-Experience in working with Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data Systems (FATDS), Army Common Operating Environment (COE), or other Project Manager Mission Command (PM MC) systems

-Experience in working with Raytheon Taclink modems and tactical radios, including R/T 1523, AN/PRC 152(A), AN/PRC 117G, or AN/PRC 155

-Experience with test process development, test case design, test procedure development, test execution, system evaluation, and test reporting

-Experience in system integration with Joint Air Defense Operations Center (JADOC)

-Knowledge of Army and Marine fire mission processing

-Knowledge of Variable Message Format (VMF)

-Knowledge of MIL-STD-188-220

-Knowledge of Extensible Map Platform (EMP), NASA WorldWind, GeoServers, or other map technologies

-Knowledge of recommended standard RS-232 and RS-422

-Knowledge of TCP/IP, UDP/IP, or NLB network protocols

-Knowledge of software coding, integration, or test

-Ability to foster excellent client relationships

-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills with technical and non-technical professionals at all levels.


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Secret clearance is required.

Build Your Career:

When you join Booz Allen, you’ll have the opportunity to connect with other professionals doing similar work across multiple markets. You’ll share best practices and work through challenges as you gain experience and mentoring to develop your career. In addition, you will have access to a wealth of training resources through our Engineering & Science University, an online learning portal where you can access more than 5000 tech courses, certifications and books. Build your technical skills through hands-on training on the latest tools and tech from our in-house experts. Pursuing certifications that directly impact your role? You may be able to take advantage of our tuition assistance, onsite courses, vendor relationships, and a network of experts who can give you helpful tips. We’ll help you develop the career you want as you chart your own course for success.

We’re an EOE that empowers our people—no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other protected characteristic—to fearlessly drive change.

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