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Solidus Technical Solutions, Inc. Systems Analyst Air Defense Systems in Lexington, Massachusetts

Solidus is looking for a Systems Analyst with a broad knowledge of air defense systems, aircraft, electronic counter measures, sensors, communications, command/control processing and weapons. The Advanced Capabilities and Systems team provides assessments of novel technologies and systems concepts in order to provide solutions to meet significant defense and intelligence needs. The group rapidly develops prototype solutions to demonstrate concepts or provide field-able capabilities.


  • Algorithm development based on fundamental physics and communication/networking principles

  • Development and/or modification of a broad suite of defense modeling tools: sensor (both passive and active), state estimation, communication, command/control processing, weapon engagement and mission planning capabilities

  • Perform systems analysis, in part by exercising modeling tools, to answer questions of interest to defense community

  • Survey and capture recent intelligence and/or test data to inform model parameter selections and overall model validity.

  • Prepare/present summaries of technical investigations and intelligence findings.

Required skills:

  • US Citizenship and the ability to obtain a DoD Clearance

  • Active Top Secret Clearance

  • PhD plus 5 years minimum experience, or MS plus 8 years minimum experience

  • C++ and MATLAB proficiency

  • Previous experience developing defense based models, both the conceptual construct and coding in software

  • Very comfortable with fundamental physics and engineering level mathematics

  • Strong background in software development and experience working with subject matter experts to develop specific software well suited for systems analysts' use.

Preferred skills:

  • Experience with adapting standalone code to run on parallel systems

  • Familiarity with DoD R&D survivability modeling codes/analysis approaches

  • Fortran proficiency

  • Comfortable working in a Linux environment

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Demonstrated initiative and ability to appropriately prioritize detailed work tasks based on high-level guidance of project's overall technical goals.

Job ID: 3841

Applicants selected must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. U.S. Citizenship may be required. Solidus is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. NOTICE OF AFFIRMATIVE ACTION PLAN FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES, DISABLED VETERANS AND OTHER PROTECTED VETERANS. It is the policy of this Company to seek and employ qualified individuals at all locations and facilities, and to provide equal employment opportunities for all applicants and employees in recruiting, hiring, placement, training, compensation, insurance, benefits, promotion, transfer, and termination. To achieve this, we are dedicated to taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities, disabled veterans, and other protected veterans. The objective in adopting the Affirmative Action Programs is to place qualified individuals with disabilities, disabled veterans and other protected veterans in all job classifications. These Affirmative Action Programs are available for inspection by any applicant or employee by contacting the Company's EEO Coordinator, in the Human Resources office, Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm.