Parsons Corporation Missile Defense Engineer in Fort Belvoir, Virginia

Missile Defense Engineer


Fort Belvoir, Virginia, United States

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Ready for a challenge that will keep you on the cutting edge of technology? Parsons works on top level cyber-security for national defense programs and is hiring experienced Missile DefenseEngineerswith a focus on research, innovation and solving mission critical challenges.

Parsons’ extensive experience in the cleared space, combined with your advanced technical knowledge, will propel your career forward with opportunity for advancement with top performance.

MDA DE Quick Response Team (QRT) Engineer applies engineering knowledge and processes to understand the Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) and interpret missile defense engineering modeling results in terms of documented BMDS effectiveness metrics.Should have working knowledge of the missile defense engineering process and possess the ability to work in a deadline driven environment.Uses Microsoft Office skills (specifically PowerPoint, Excel, and Word), and is willing to learn other programs as needed.Should have a basic understanding of Department of Defense (DoD) classification guidelines.The QRT Engineer is capable of working independently or supporting teams to solve missile defense related problems, and capable of receiving daily supervision and direction, as dictated by the tasking / situation, in a dynamic environment.


  • Applying missile defense engineering knowledge and processes to analyze Ballistic Missile Defense System problems.

  • Developing an understanding of both high and medium fidelity missile defense engineering models to be able to provide analysis guidance to contractor-site engineers/analysts, and interpret modeling outputs using established BMDS effectiveness metrics.

  • Implementing the MDA Engineering format for all briefings and papers in order to provide a continuous structured process for staffing, coordination, review, and approval of DE QRT briefings and related products.

  • Providing research for writing, editing, and proofreading of technical data for MDA Engineering managers/contractors in order to improve technical documents and briefings using both Microsoft PowerPoint and Word.


  • 5+ years of related experience

  • Degree in Computer Science and/or Electrical/Communications Engineering from an accredited institution

  • Experience with productivity applications including Power Point, Excel, Word, Outlook.

  • Strong oral and written skills

  • Ability to perform in a high intensity, quickreaction environment

  • Proof of U.S. citizenship orpermanent residency is required due to government of federal requirement.

  • Applicants selected foremployment may be subject to a federal background investigation and mayneed to meet additional eligibility requirements for access to classifiedinformation or materials.

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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.

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Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT

Parsons is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards 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 applicable laws.