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Parsons Corporation Systems Engineer - Journeyman in Chantilly, Virginia

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Top Secret

Job Description:

Ready for a challenge that will keep you on the cutting edge of space engineering? We are starting an exciting partnership with the Space Development Agency (SDA). A successful candidate will exhibit a career level with a complete understanding and wide application of space and ground principles, theories and concepts. Working under only general direction, provides technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems. Independently determines and develops approach to solutions.

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. In this role you will analyze existing systems and define, design, develop, and implement moderately complex technical products and systems. Responsibilities will include:

  • Using a holistic approach, designs, develops, evaluates and modifies end-to-end systems and systems-oriented products through their entire life cycle.

  • Generates quantifiable requirements based on customer description, system planning and design, and acquisition logistics.

  • Ensures requirements comply with client requirements and government standards through formal verification methods.

  • Translates high level product development strategies into system requirement specifications and works with other engineering disciplines to develop lower level detailed implementation requirements.

  • Establishes and coordinates development of standards, practices, and procedures as related to the overall product development.

  • Designs interfaces and brings system elements together so they work as a whole.

  • Assesses performance using evaluation criteria and technical performance measures.

  • Customer liaison and support for business development activities and to understand and shape requirements.

  • Participates in system conceptual design and documentation of the design concepts.

  • Translates high level product development strategies into system requirement specifications and works with multi-discipline engineering teams to develop lower level detailed requirements.

  • Participates in design reviews of components (hardware and software) to ensure applicability to the current system and traceability of requirements through compliance verification and validation.

  • Generates system level requirements verification procedures and customer acceptance test procedures.

  • Reviews test plans/procedures and ensures they meet the objectives of the contractual requirements and participates in the testing process to validate requirements.

Responsibilities:

Perform Mission Systems Engineering and Integration in support of the SDA.

Qualifications:

5 + years of related experience

Degree in Computer Science or Engineering from an accredited university.

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.

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