Parsons Corporation IT/Cloud Systems Engineer II in Fort Meade, Maryland

IT/Cloud Systems Engineer II


Fort Meade, Maryland, United States

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Parsons is actively seeking you– a highly motivated technically adept whiz who desires to use and grow their experience and abilities – to join our ranks and be a dynamic force, doing what needs to be done, to bring advanced business and military cyberspace operations capabilities to life. You'll be engineering and maintaining next-generation cyberspace capabilities to help revolutionize the cyber battlefield and ensure the superiority of our cyber forces over our adversaries. You'll engage with and across the cyberspace operations community; provide essential support to bidirectionally grow, develop, and mentor a diverse cyberspace engineering organization; and be directly involved, and potentially be the lead for, the development and sustainment of cutting-edge enterprise-class system of systems and military cyberspace capabilities.

Some tasks include:

  • Be a positive part of a small, highly-skilled, and diverse full spectrum systems engineering team

  • Be or become a subject matter expert on complex advanced system engineering topic areas and systems of systems, and translate that knowledge to others and project successes

  • Develop and analyze a wide range of business and cyberspace operations use cases and capability gaps to derive, capture, and manage operational needs and requirements

  • Translate operational requirements into functional requirements and document via system CONOPS, system architectures, system requirements specifications, modern model-based system engineering models, JCIDS compliant documentation, and other related artifacts

  • Complete or contribute to complex research projects solo or as part of an integrated research team

  • Build and iteratively develop needed systems following DoD system engineering and RMF processes

  • Develop and perform system verification and validation measures and tests

  • Analyze complex information and independently take appropriate actions to resolve issues

  • Conduct planning, develop course of actions, wargame, and assist in COA decision and execution

  • Review, improve, and facilitate business and system engineering standardization and optimization

  • Exceptionally communicate with program and government representatives; large teams and group events; and the most senior of executives


  • Minimum five years of experience as a Systems Engineer

  • Minimum of Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Systems Engineering or related discipline

  • Minimum DOD 8140/DOD 8570 IASAE Level II Certification (CASP-CE, CISSP, CSSLP) or accredited systemengineering certification from International Council on Systems Engineering(INCOSE))

  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills

  • Excellent communication skills


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Hands-on system and software development, installation, andadministration of Microsoft, Linux, and other operating systems

  • System development and instantiation in virtualized environmentsand cloud infrastructures,especially Amazon AWS

  • DoD acquisition and system engineering processes and Agile/DevOps

  • Enterprise-class systems and services to include federated multi-factor authentication, system patching, and control implementation and auditing

  • End-to-end software, system and network development,integration, testing, and sustainment

  • UAF, DoDAF, and SysML

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/LGBT.

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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.