4M Research, Inc.
  • Engineering MDA
  • Huntsville, AL, USA
  • DOE
  • Full Time


4M Research, Inc. (4M) is a Woman owned small business established in 2007 and headquartered in Huntsville, AL. 4M specializes in Systems and Software Engineering and Analysis, Information Technology, Planning and Analysis, and Field Support Services to a variety of customers including MDA, NASA, and AMCOM.  Our continuous and rapid growth is attributable to the caliber of employees 4M strives to hire and retain.

4M is currently looking for Systems Analyst in Huntsville, AL capable of analyzing requirements, concepts, architectures, design, and performance of the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) and associated MDA Elements. The candidate will support complete end-to-end system performance analyses, component performance analysis, post-flight reconstruction analysis, and work with multiple analysis teams in support of Verification, Validation, and Accreditation (VV&A) of BMDS modeling and simulation (M&S). Candidate will coordinate closely with the government and other industry representatives to develop analysis plans, conduct analysis, create reports, and support MDA VV&A efforts.  A strong background in the methodologies and tools used to develop analysis data products is required.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Experience in systems engineering, systems analysis, component analysis, or requirements analysis.
  • Experience evaluating and analyzing multi-source data to evaluate system and component performance, with an understanding of benefits and weaknesses associated with data sources.
  • Experience with analysis of missile systems and components, RADAR systems, EO/IR systems, flight processors, discrimination and tracking processing, or threat systems and components.
  • Demonstrate strong problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrate team coordination, organization, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Education: STEM Degree.
  • Experience: 1 - 32 years with Bachelor of Science or advanced degrees.
  • DOD Secret security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:           

  • Experience in analysis of MDA BMDS, Elements, and constituent Components, including: Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense; Command, Control, Battle Management, and Communications; Ground-based Midcourse Defense; PATRIOT Advanced Capability-3; Terminal High Altitude Area Defense; Upgraded Early Warning RADARs; COBRA DANE RADAR; Army Navy / Transportable Radar Surveillance RADAR; Sea-Based X-Band RADAR; SPY-1 RADAR; Space-Based Infrared System
  • Experience with the Models and Simulations (M&S) used by the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) to simulate the Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS), associated MDA Elements, Components, and Subsystems.
  • Detailed understanding of analysis methods.
  • Detailed understanding of Verification, Validation, and Accreditation (VV&A) of models and simulations.

Required Degree and Experience:

  • BS STEM degree.
  • Years of experience will determine grade level.


Qualified candidates should apply online at www.4mresearch.com or call 256-319-4646 x8006 for assistance.

4M Research, Inc. is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer and an active participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify).

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