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Parsons Corporation Chief Engineer in Colorado Springs, Colorado

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Job Description:

Parsons is looking for an amazingly talented Chief Engineer to join our team! In this role you will be responsible for design, development, integration, and verification of the MEO Track Custody ground systems and preserving and upgrading a resilient operational baseline.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • You'll be the primary interface with the Government on the MTC technical solution and requirements

  • You'll be responsible fortailoring engineering processes and standards for the program and manage compliance with them across engineering

  • Oversee engineering at all phases to implement the defined architecture and deliver the MTC ground in accordance with the requirements and technical baseline

  • Lead the MTC ground segment systems engineering to include requirements derivation, mapping to architecture, high-level design and detail design and capturing in design configuration-controlled artifacts and documentation

  • Implement required internal and external reviews and milestone acceptance activities

  • Chairs and/or oversees key engineering program boards, including Chair of the Engineering Control Board

  • Perform critical analysis and evaluation for reuse, buy, or build decision

  • Provide program support to include, but not limited to inputs for Program documentation in support of a Middle Tier Acquisition (ex. System Engineering Management Plan (SEMP), Test Engineering Management Plan (TEMP), Program Protection Plan (PPP), Lifecycle Sustainment Plan (LCSP))

  • Coordinate with contractors and the Program Office (PO) for the design and the integration of MTC Ground capabilities (user/operator workspaces and collaboration areas, data center resources and space, network and communications, cybersecurity, shared infrastructure services, and standard operating procedures and tenant support activities)into the TAP Lab

What Required Skills You'll Bring:

  • Active Top-Secret Clearance with SCI eligibility

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in a Science/Engineering/Physics or Computer-related field of study

  • Minimum of ten years of systems engineering experience in research, design, development, integration, and implementation of prototype and baselined hardware and software systems, subsystems, and architectural platforms based on system-level requirements

  • Minimum of five years of experience as a key contributor in the development of system technical baseline and design (e.g. as a Chief, Lead, or Principal Systems Engineer)

  • Minimum of three years of experience on programs using a Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) or Digital Engineering (DE) methodology

  • Experience in modeling and simulation (M&S) and CAMEO systems modeler

  • Experience in Space to Ground and Ground ICD development and maintenance

  • Experience in requirements management, derivation, and traceability

  • Demonstrated ability to lead integration Technical Interchange Meetings and Working Groups

  • Demonstrated ability to develop CONOPS and use-cases

  • Demonstrated experience in the development of High-Level Designs

What Desired Skills You'll Bring:

  • Ten years of experience leading systems-level analysis, requirements generation, and modeling and simulation

  • Ability to develop system architectures and supporting architecture documentation

  • Ability to lead special studies relevant to ground systems for spaceborne assets

  • Working knowledge of Overhead Persistent InfraRed systems and architecture

  • Experience supporting of SSC, SDA, or Intelligence Community Customers

  • Accomplished mentor to inspire and develop the next generation of System Engineers

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Top Secret

This position is part of our Federal Solutions team.

Our Federal Solutions segment delivers resources to our US government customers that ensure the success of missions around the globe. Our diverse, intelligent employees drive the state of the art as they provide services and solutions in the areas of defense, security, intelligence, infrastructure, and environmental. We promote a culture of excellence and close-knit teams that take pride in delivering, protecting, and sustaining our nation's most critical assets, from Earth to cyberspace. Throughout the company, our people are anticipating what’s next to deliver the solutions our customers need now.

Salary Range:

$113,100.00 - $203,600.00

We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as medical, dental, vision, paid time off, 401(k), life insurance, flexible work schedules, and holidays to fit your busy lifestyle!

This position will be posted for a minimum of 3 days and will continue to be posted for an average of 30 days until a qualified applicant is selected or the position has been cancelled.

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company’s core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

We truly invest and care about our employee’s wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest—APPLY TODAY!About Us

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.

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