U.S. Department of Defense - Missile Defense Agency

U.S. Department of Defense - Missile Defense Agency

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The Missile Defense Agency is assembling a team of career professionals to develop and deploy one of the most challenging and advanced technological undertakings since the U.S. moon landing.

Here's your chance to participate in our layered missile defense system, which is being developed and tested to defend our country, our allies, and our troops in the field.

The MDA is looking for bright engineers, scientists, program managers, and more with diverse background experience and education, insight, ability and a clear sense of mission. If you are prepared, talented and motivated, we have a position for you serving your country and defending freedom in one of the most critical efforts in history.

  • How will you keep America safe?

    Join the Missile Defense Agency. Your mission will be to develop, test and field an integrated, layered ballistic missile defense system. You'll be protecting our nation, our deployed forces, allies and friends worldwide.Read More about keeping America safe

  • The MDA is currently offering entry-level opportunities through the Missile Defense Career Development Program. This is a fully-paid, three-year program that enables you to experience the variety of challenges we take on every day.Read Moreabout the Missile Defense Career Development Program

  • X-Band Radar

    Help engineer the missile defense solutions that protect our friends, families and allies. The Sea-based X-Band Radar (SBX) is a phased array radar with over 40,000 transmit-receive modules.Read More about joining the Missile Defense Agency