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Parsons Corporation Analyst Advanced – MDA TEAMS Next PPA in Dahlgren, Virginia

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Job Description:

Ready to use your expertise on a wide variety of difficult defense acquisition assignments, applying analytical techniques as part of a team that tackles national defense challenges? Want to take your Analyst skills to the next level? Parsons is now hiring a fully qualified Lead System Analyst, experienced in utilizing analysis methods and practices with a passion for providing systems support on a variety of highly complex tasks.

This position requires a highly motivated advanced analyst to be part of a team of dedicated professionals in support of the Missile Defense Agency in Dahlgren, VA. In this role you will provide programmatic support to missile defense programs as an Advanced International and Policy Program Analyst. Parsons is a leader in the world of defense and cyber security. We need our analysts to be versatile, highly teachable and enthusiastic to tackle new challenges. Working for Parsons will put your industry expertise to work and continue to propel your career forward as a Lead Systems Analyst.


  • BA/BS required and MA/MS desired

  • PMP/DAWIA certification or equivalent desired

  • 10 years directly supporting a Federal Acquisition or DoD program(s) as an acquisition/program analyst overseeing cost, schedule, and performance

  • Applies advanced principles, theories, and concepts

  • 5 years in a DoD program management and integration environment providing strategic level analysis, communications, and staff coordination for executive level review

  • Works on unusually complex problems and provides solutions that are highly creative

  • Ability to prepare milestone decision packages or MDA equivalent

  • Contributes to the development of innovative principles and ideas

  • Ability to prepare acquisition strategy for an Acquisition Strategy Panel and Acquisition Strategy Board or equivalent

  • Works under consultative direction toward predetermining long-range targets

  • Ability to review, process, and formulate strategy products

  • Provides advice and counsel to the organization in area of expertise

  • Ability to draft and brief complex acquisition solutions, i.e. Other Transactions (OT) and hybrid acquisitions or equivalent

  • Ability to draft Acquisition Executive program correspondence/status reports, i.e. memorandums, EXSUMs, white papers, and Ad Hoc reports

  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate

  • A desire and willingness to expand your horizons

This opportunity is contingent upon an anticipated contract award

Must be able to obtain, maintain and/or currently possess a security clearance.

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.

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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