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Parsons Corporation Mission Performance Modeling and Simulation Engineer/Analyst in Alexandria, Virginia

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Top Secret SCI

Job Description:

Parsons is seeking a Mission Performance Modeling and Simulation Engineer/Analyst.

Work under the direction of a study team. Develop system models and operations performance simulations to assess the operational capability of missile defense systems. Work will be performed at Parsons and or Parsons subcontractor facilities, in both Collateral and TS//SCI//SAP locations. Develop algorithms and code representations of missile defense system operational capabilities. Support design, development and operation of a digital engineering infrastructure-based missile defense system battle simulation (missile defense system vs. multi-missile attacks).

The selected candidate will have proficiency working on one or more of the following systems/missions:

  • ​ballistic missile defense

  • tracking sensor systems

  • discriminating sensor systems

  • directed energy weapon systems

  • kinetic energy weapon systems

  • space based systems

  • communications systems

  • ballistic missile systems

  • hyper-glide missile systems

  • cruise missile systems

  • battle management systems

  • model & simulation based system performance analysis

  • proficiency in modeling complex systems using C++, MATLAB, Python, and/or Julia

  • proficiency in integrating multiple libraries for astrodynamics, complex data structures, and complex algorithms (e.g., sensing, flight dynamics)


  • BS in Engineering or Physics

  • 2+ years of related experience

  • TS/SCI

  • SAP access eligibility

  • US citizenship

Desired Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree

Must be able to obtain, maintain and/or currently possess a security clearance.

The position requires a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by all applicable laws.