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Parsons Corporation Systems Engineer, Senior in Boulder, Colorado

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Secret

Job Description:

Ready for a challenge that will keep you on the cutting edge of satellite ground systems? Parsons works on national defense programs and is hiring experienced Systems Engineers with a focus on research, innovation and solving mission critical challenges.

Parsons' extensive experience in the cleared space, combined with your advanced technical knowledge, will propel your career forward with opportunity for advancement with top performance. Training, development, and opportunities to switch teams and projects as you and our fast-paced business grow and evolve. We need our Engineers to be versatile, display leadership qualities and be enthusiastic to tackle new challenges across the full stack as we continue to push security forward. In this role you will analyze existing systems and define, design, develop, and implement moderately complex technical products and systems. You will be a member of a team comprised of system engineers and application and hardware engineers/developers for the design of unique subsystems that will be ultimately integrated into the overall operating system.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop System Architectures in accordance with Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) concepts and best practices, to support system requirements, design, analysis, verification and validation activities

  • Assess system architecture and current hardware limitations, to include both on-premises and cloud-based solutions

  • You will Participate in gathering business and product functional and performance requirements, defining and designing system specifications, input/output processes, and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility

  • Proactively ensure the highest levels of systems and infrastructure availability

  • Monitor and test application performance for potential bottlenecks, identify possible solutions, and work with developers to implement those fixes

  • Maintain security, backup, and redundancy strategies

  • Write and maintain custom scripts to increase system efficiency and lower the human intervention time on any tasks

  • Participate in the design of information and operational support systems

  • Provide 2nd and 3rd level support

  • Liaise with vendors and other IT personnel for problem resolution certification is a plus

  • Participates as a member of a team comprised of system engineers and application and hardware engineers/developers for the design of unique subsystems that will be ultimately integrated into the overall operating system.

  • May serve as team facilitator in providing technical guidance to technical support personnel, technical writers, and others as required.

  • Assesses architecture and current hardware limitations of complex and difficult systems.

  • Gathers business and product functional and performance requirements.

  • Defines and designs complex and difficult system specifications, input/output processes, and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility.

  • Reviews literature, patents, and current practices relevant to the solution of assigned projects.

  • May provide technical direction and oversee the creation and improvement of products by coordinating the efforts of other system engineers and application and hardware engineers/developers.

  • Reviews the completion and implementation of system additions and/or enhancements, and makes recommendations to Program and Project Managers for implementing process improvement techniques.

  • Authors technical whitepapers on approaches to the client's operational needs, and as a basis for future development and proof of concept.

  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

Requirements:

  • 8+ years of related experience

  • Degree in Computer Science and/or Electrical/Communications Engineering from an accredited institution

  • CCTV over networks background

  • Familiarity with VM, Linux and Windows environments

  • CCNA Certification is a plus

  • Degree in Computer Science and/or Electrical/Communications Engineering from an accredited

  • Institution

  • Knowledgeable of MBSE concepts, SysML, UML 2.0

  • Familiarity with VM, Linux and Windows environments

  • Managing and monitoring all installed systems and infrastructure

  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject

  • Proven working experience in installing, configuring and troubleshooting UNIX /Linux based environments.

  • Cloud experience or familiarity, preferably in AWS

  • Experience with virtualization and containerization (e.g., VMware, Virtual Box)

  • Experience with monitoring systems

  • Experience with automation software (e.g., Puppet, cfengine, Chef)

  • Scripting skills (e.g., shell scripts, Perl, Ruby, Python)

  • Introductory networking knowledge (OSI network layers, TCP/IP)

  • Aerospace or military experience is desired but not required.

  • A current, active Secret security clearance is required. (TS/SCI preferred)

  • Travel to alternate work locations required (Boulder).

  • Security+, Desirable

The anticipated annualized full time target compensation (median) for this position is: $130,000.00.Benefits for this position include: medical, dental, vision, paid time off and 401K.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.

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