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Parsons Corporation Test Engineer in Colorado Springs, Colorado

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Job Description:

Our company is searching for a Integration and Test engineer who can participate in system/element level test planning and test readiness reviews to establish milestones and monitor adherence to master plans and schedules, identify program risks and obtain solutions to include allocation of resources. An ideal candidate will support the development of system test solutions in accordance with project technical, schedule, and cost constraints. All system/applications will be held in compliance mandated by the Department of Defense (DoD) and applicable guidelines.

Required Qualifications and Skills

A successful candidate will be able to perform the following tasks and roles:

  • Career level: wide application of principles, theories, and concepts in their field and provides solutions to a wide range of difficult problems with imaginative and thorough solutions

  • Works under general direction, and results are reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives

  • Frequent internal and external customer contacts and represents the organization in providing solutions to difficult issues associated with specific projects

  • Execute enterprise-level test development, planning, and execution for system-level requirements verification

  • Support system-level analysis and simulation activities to ensure end-to-end performance

  • Support test activities, deficiency reporting, and test report generation

  • Test ground control systems (computers, network, and ground antenna) performance, perform trending analysis, and provide real time resolution of problems to avoid and/or minimize downtime

  • Assist in ground control system restore, fault isolation, and system maintenance actions as required

  • Execute test procedures for simulated spacecraft commanding and State of Health, maneuver and mission activities to include mission planning and scheduling

  • Assist in the updating of test procedures, processes, and documentation

  • Assist in the installation, verification and test of new hardware and associated software/firmware versions as it pertains to computer systems and communications and networks

  • Install, upgrade, and replace ground control system components ensuring coordinated engineering field change

  • Participate in risk mitigation test activities

  • Complete all initial and annual training requirements and disclosures as outlined by Parsons

  • Perform all other duties as required, consistent with the goals, objectives, and responsibilities of the department

Required Education and Experience

  • Associate degree or 5+ years’ experience in Software and/or System Engineering, Design, and Integration

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Knowledge of modeling and simulation capabilities

  • Knowledge of software lifecycles and test methodologies

  • Hands-on experience developing hardware, software system specifications and interface control documentation

  • Familiarity with Object Oriented design, Relational Databases and Microsoft products

  • Ability to work in a team environment; provide constructive alternatives/approaches to solving issues; be flexible; have a strong sense of urgency for critical tasks; and must be able to handle multiple projects simultaneously while effectively managing schedule and communicating process

  • Experience and working knowledge of spacecraft and ground simulators, data processing, storage, network and crypto

  • Experience working in a satellite operational environment

  • Working knowledge of Telemetry, Tracking and Commanding (TT&C) and ground control system applications

  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal) and the ability to identify system issues and provide technical advice

  • Knowledge of risk management processes (e.g., methods for assessing and mitigating risk).

  • Knowledge of secure configuration management techniques. (e.g., Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs), cybersecurity best practices on

  • Knowledge of AF and DoD information technology (IT) risk management policies, requirements and procedures

  • Familiar with configuration management, quality assurance and test practices/tools

  • Strong customer service skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications such as Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Preferred experience and qualifications:

Preferred knowledge in Air Force Antenna testing and integration

Previous DoD experience

Previous experience with DoD classified and unclassified networks

Security Clearance Requirements:

Clearable or active Secret security clearance to start (or used within the past 2 years) with ability to obtain a Top Secret clearance

US Citizenship is required

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:


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:

$56,900.00 - $118,000.00

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, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), 401(k), life insurance, flexible work schedules, and holidays to fit your busy lifestyle!

The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by federal, state, provincial or local mandates or customer requirements.

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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