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Parsons Corporation Wargames and Exercises Event Lead - Advanced Analyst in Colorado Springs, Colorado

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Job Description:

Parsons is looking for an amazingly talented Wargames and Exercises Lead Analyst to join our team! In this position, you will support testing through all phases of event life cycle in the Wargames and Exercises Directorate. The Event Lead is a leadership role that provides direction for planning and coordination of multiple events. Domestic and international travel will be required.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Oversee tasks associated with the Missile Defense System (MDS) portion of Combatant Command (CCMD) hosted Joint Event Life Cycle (JELC) wargames and exercise events

  • Lead and execute planning, monitoring, acquisition, and implementation for complex MDS, CCMD, and Allied systems

  • Lead the development and utilization of techniques and processes for both technical and administrative support activities

  • Provide reporting/documentation in support of routine and executive level taskings

  • Participate in multiple planning forums and provide sound recommendations for Warfighter participant coordination, event scheduling, exercise concepts, design, and execution

  • Integrate MDS systems into the exercise architecture

  • Plan and develop pre-test coordination, executive level briefings, risk assessment/mitigation, event documentation, event execution, and gather lessons learned

  • Assist intermediate and basic level co-workers with daily performance requirements and provide training to ensure growth and advancement in the work force

What Required Skills You'll Bring:

  • MA/MS with 10 years relevant experience in a field pertinent to the position. (An additional 5+ years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for the MA/MS degree.)

  • Ability to obtain and maintain Secret (or higher) Security Clearance

What Desired Skills You'll Bring:

  • Demonstrated skills in a high tempo work environment

  • Motivated self-starter

  • Proficient with Windows-based PC software (e.g. Word, PowerPoint, Excel)

  • Experience with DoD test processes, test support, and/or test execution

  • Experience with DoD and military hosted wargames and exercises

  • Familiarity with the DoD Joint Event Life Cycle process

  • Effective communication skills with a broad spectrum of MDA elements and non-MDA stakeholders to integrate capabilities into complex test event configurations

  • Ability to organize and oversee multiple concurrent team activities featuring dynamic requirements, aggressive schedules, and multiple stakeholder interfaces to resolve issues and challenges

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:

$100,400.00 - $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, 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 customer requirements and some cases federal, state, provincial or local mandates.

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+.

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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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