Canvas Inc.
  • 02-Nov-2017 to 01-Jan-2018 (CST)
  • Huntsville, AL, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Engineer/Analyst (Intermediate)                                       

Location: Huntsville, AL


Canvas is seeking a detail oriented engineer/analyst to provide systems engineering (SE) support to the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) Threat Systems Engineering.  The engineer serves as the Target Requirements Working Group (TRWG) Secretariat, and develops technical documentation for target requirements and verification of those requirements.  Additionally, the engineer participates in the development systems engineering reviews, per the direction of the MDA Instruction 5000.6-INS.


  • Ability to act as the Secretariat for the Target Requirements Working Group (TRWG) and Sub-TRWG. Coordinate/Integrate TRWG briefings, capture meeting minutes and maintain action items minutes, maintain action item data base for the TRWG.
  • Able to develop chart package for Preliminary/Critical Target Requirements Review (PTRR/CTRR). Complete Entrance/Exit Checklist criteria based on SE standard processes.
  • Comfortable Supporting TRWG Leadership for special topics.
  • Ability to write Target Assessment and Certification Reports (TACR) and target requirement deviation requests based on technical analysis provided by team
  • Able to develop and finalize Staff charts, prepare Staff Summary Sheet (SSS) and Build Instructions for E-taskers, provide input to Weekly Activity Reports, support E-tasker development and tracking.
  • Ability to effectively capture TRWG meeting minutes and action items.

 Desired Skills:

  • Experience in Target Trajectory Requirements
  • Experience in Systems Engineering Reviews and Verification
  • Energetic, motivated, self-starting
  • Creative thinking, problem solving, analytical thinking, and out-of-the-box thinking
  • Ability to work with a diverse team of engineers (geographically diverse) of different perspectives


BA/BS in Engineering, Physics, Math, Computer Science or Similar degree


Must be able to obtain and maintain an active secret clearance.



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