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Parsons Corporation Principal Systems Engineer in Herndon, Virginia

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Job Description:

Parsons is looking for an amazingly talented Principal Systems Engineer to join our team! The System Engineer will lead a team of engineers in the development of tactical hardware solutions in the EW, Wireless, Digital Signal Processing realm. We are looking for a leader who will participate in the strategy and growth of our programs by collaborating with our external and internal customers and effectively communicating with our team.

Responsibilities include:

• Overall responsibility for technical excellence and quality across all RSEG projects and products. Provides technical leadership on several simultaneous efforts.

• Oversees design, development, documentation, and testing of complex tactical hardware and software systems from concept development through fielding and sustainment.

• Develops and translates stakeholder requirements into verifiable requirements for the technical execution team.

• Develops and leads adoption of appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools appropriate for the projects and technologies within the RSEG group

• Provides functional management of the System Engineer and Test / Hardware group and provides mentorship and technical leadership to the team including other functions within RSEG – SW development and DSP

• Collaborates and coordinates with external and internal customers and partners – builds collaborative relationships through effective communications and outreach

• Ability to participate in solutioning for new programs, proposals, pre-proposal efforts to develop concepts and mission requirements into viable system architectures for successful proposals and program execution.

• Assists with development of technical roadmaps and strategy for RSEG lines of business – including product development.

Required Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree and 10 or more years of experience

• Active Security Clearance. TS/SCI preferred.

• Technical background in real-time software development and/or complex hardware development for software-based RF/Wireless/SIGINT/Communications/EW/Radar systems.

• Background and working level knowledge of digital signal processing, waveform development, RF/microwave design, data analytics, software defined radios and software development is a must.

• Experience in developing customer-facing documentation of specifications, ICDs, design reviews, and test documentation. Develops a wide variety of contractual and internal documentation and reports.

Desired Qualifications:

• Experience with proposal writing and building customer relations

• Entrepreneurial mindset is a big plus – wants to be a part of improving and growing a business. Hands-on type of person very important. Assists with development of junior personnel through effective mentorship.

Security Clearance Requirements: Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements. U.S. Citizenship is required.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

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:

$136,200.00 - $245,200.00

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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