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Parsons Corporation Systems Engineer in El Segundo, California

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Top Secret SCI

Job Description:

As an engineer on our team, you’ll work with Parsons colleagues and the U.S. Space Force to develop and rapidly deploy the next generation of resilient Missile Warning (MW), Tactical Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (TISR), and Environmental Monitoring (EM) capabilities to deter attacks and provide critical information to our warfighters to defeat our enemies in battle. Your customer will trust you to not only test, analyze, evaluate, validate, and verify these systems, but also identify areas requiring urgent mitigation up front and early to develop this system with advanced technology solutions. Grow your skills by merging innovative engineering methodologies and cross-disciplinary coordination to create tomorrow’s solutions. Join our team and create the future of Remote Sensing in the Air Force. Due to the nature of work performed within this facility, U.S. citizenship is required.

You Have:

  • Experience working on a space-related (space, ground, software, hardware system) Major Defense Acquisition Program

  • Experience applying knowledge of UML/SysML/UAF in tools such as Enterprise Architect, MagicDraw, or Rational Rhapsody

  • Experience mapping system requirements to physical and functional architecture and conducting configuration management of system configurations

  • Experience with the development of technical specifications, interface control documents, integration plans and schedules, inter-service support agreements, system behavior diagrams, sequence diagrams, and network diagrams

  • Experience with conducting or supporting space system Preliminary Design Reviews (PDRs), Critical Design Reviews (CDRs), Test Readiness Reviews (TRRs), and System Verification Reviews (SVRs)

  • Experience with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word

  • Knowledge of systems engineering standards, including IEEE 15288.1 and IEEE 15288.2

  • Highly motivated and dynamic work ethic with a strong desire to contribute to the DoD mission

  • TS/SCI clearance

  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering, mathematics, physics, or equivalent technical discipline

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with performing systems engineering, integration, and test on space-based remote sensing systems

  • Experience with object-oriented programming languages, including Java or Python

  • Knowledge of Air Force ISP Guide, JCIDS Manual, CJCSI 5123.01G, DODI 8330.01, AFMAN 33‐407 and DODAF

  • Knowledge of DoD 5000.01/02

  • Knowledge of Agile Methodologies

  • Master’s degree in an engineering, mathematics, physics, or equivalent technical discipline

  • INCOSE Systems Engineering Professional certifications (ASEP, CSEP, or ESEP)

  • Object Management Group Certified Systems Modeling Professional (OCSMP) Certification


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and will need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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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