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Parsons Corporation Beyond 5G Technical Consultant (SETA) in Arlington, Virginia

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Job Description:

Are you ready to put your 5G Technology and Security expertise to work on complex projects in support of an exciting customer mission? Are you great with people and have a track record of delivering innovative and secure systems to satisfy the customer's mission?

Parsons is now hiring an experienced 5G Technical Consultant with the desire support innovative and future-leaning telecommunications projects. You will be responsible for enhancing government customer capabilities while addressing security challenges.

The ideal candidate will act as a trusted consultant and collaborate with the government customer on various projects related to the future of 5G technology supporting the Office of the Secretary of Defense.


  • Provide technical expertise and associated program management support to the OUSD Beyond 5G Lead

  • Provide technical inputs for Beyond 5G BAA development and assist with proposal evaluation and selection

  • Author program plans, technical documents, and presentations as required

  • Organize and host programmatic and technical discussions with industry, academia, and government

  • Coordinate with OUSD personnel on contracting and program execution; assist with providing briefings as required

  • Perform portfolio oversight and assisting Beyond 5G lead on post-award program management

  • Assist Beyond 5G Lead with other support activities as required to ensure efficient and timely program execution

Required Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in telecommunications, computer science or computer engineering with a specialization in wireless communications/networking from an accredited college or university

  • 15+ years of experience performing the responsibilities listed above

  • Background in wireless systems analysis/research, deployment/testing, and operations with a knowledge of 5G

  • Experience in industry and/or government programs

  • Prior experience with management, planning and execution of government sponsored technical programs

  • U.S. citizen with an active DoD Secret clearance, with the ability to attain a higher-level security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PhD in telecommunications or computer science with a concentration in wireless systems

  • Multiple years of defense program R&D related experience or equivalent in industry/academia

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

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.