Parsons Corporation Beam Control System Design Engineering in Arlington, Virginia
Are you a problem solver? Do you like being part of a critical mission? Parsons is focused on providing our customers with unique capabilities and expertise that other company’s lack. We operate as a high-performance team focused on maintaining the top technical talent to perform the customer mission. The success of the customer’s mission is our number one priority.We are currently seeking a Beam Control System Design Engineering . You must be organized and effective in communicating plans, requirements, results and information to customers at a variety of management levels and technical backgrounds. If you are enamored by technology and eager to sink your teeth into something new, this position, and Parsons, is for you.
Work with Specialty Engineering design engineers to refine designs for the laser beam control system required for an airborne laser ballistic missile defense system.
Assess existing and emerging technologies to identify and characterize beam train elements including large pointing flats, fast/fine-steering mirrors, beam expanders (telescopes), supporting optical componentry, focal plane arrays, inertial reference units, etc.
Refine the existing MATLAB/Simulink beam train model.
Develop concepts for including an optical inertial reference unit (OIRU).
Identify and apply target image centroiding algorithms.
Refine model fidelity with the aim of quantifying the line of sight pointing stabilization capability against an accelerating target for both passive sensing (with and without low power laser target illumination) and during high-energy lasing.
MS Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Computer Science from an accredited institution (a combination of years of experience, education, training and certifications will be considered in lieu of a degree)
10+ years of experience.
A proven self-starter able to work individually with limited supervision, and capable of working in small to large focus groups assigned to complex tasks.
Systems Engineering management experience in defense or related industry desired.
Capability to develop and present reports and presentations to senior management-level personnel.
Proof of U.S. citizenship or permanent residency is required due to government of federal requirement.
Applicants selected for employment will be subject to a federal background investigation and may need to meet additional eligibility requirements for access to classified information or materials.
Must be eligible to obtain and maintain, or currently possess Top Secret SCI clearance.
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