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Parsons Corporation Test Integration Engineer [2725] in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Job Description:

Parsons 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 BSTG.

  • 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 and 3+ years' experience

  • Requirement: Department of Defense Directive (DoDD) 8140 (formerly DoDD 8570) IAT Level 2 Certification must be obtained prior to or within 60 days of hire . ONE of the following certifications fills this requirement:Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) SecurityCompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst+ (CySA+)Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional (GICSP)GIAC Security Essentials (GSEC)Security+ CECertified Network Defender (CND)Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)

Required Skills/Abilities - Competencies

  • 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 cisecurity.org).

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

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

  • Excellent oral, written, and graphical communication skills; Strong customer service skills

  • Analytical and product management skills required

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications such as Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; message distribution/retrieval programs

Preferred experience and qualifications

  • Preferred knowledge in Air Force Antenna testing and integration

  • Previous DoD experience

  • Previous experience with DoD classified and unclassified networks

Salary

  • Benefits for this position include: medical, dental, vision, paid time off, 401k

  • Anticipated compensation (median) for this position: $115,000 annually

Security Clearance Requirements:

  • Ability to obtain or Active DoD Secret Security Clearance (or used within the past 2 years) or

  • Ability to obtain Top-Secret Clearance

  • US Citizenship is required

The anticipated annualized full time target compensation (median) for this position is: $115,000.00.Benefits for this position include: medical, dental, vision, paid time off, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) and 401K.

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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