Parsons Corporation Aero-Mechanical Engineer in Huntsville, Alabama

Aero-Mechanical Engineer


Huntsville, Alabama, United States

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The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) is seeking an Aero-Mechanical Engineer to support an Advanced Targets development program. This position is a rare opportunity to be involved with the development a new target system to emulate the emerging threats addressed by the MDA Ballistic Missile Defense Systems (BMDS). Primary duties will include monitoring and reviewing prime contractor performance of the structural design and analysis aspects for the development and test of this new target system and its application of new technologies.


  • Review Prime Contractor designs, analyses and plans for testing to ensure sound technical approaches and compliance with structural requirements

  • Identify and contribute to the resolution of technical issues, problems and risks

  • Provide technical inputs to engineering plans and technical requirements

  • Generate technical briefings and decision packages

  • Provide routine status reports of activities and project plans

  • Represent the interests of the customer in Working Groups, forums and Technical Interchange Meetings

  • Review and comment to Prime Contractor objective evidence in support of major milestone reviews, i.e., SRRs, PDRs and CDRs.

Travel may be required CONUS/OCONUS (approximately 15% travel)


Requires a BS/BA in Engineering/Science/Math or Physics

Experience Requirements:

  • 8+ years related experience with missile and space component and/or vehicle structural design, analysis, and test and evaluation

  • Demonstrated experience with aerodynamic and structural loads and stress analysis

  • Familiarity of standard structural design practices for missile and space flight vehicles

  • Dynamic analysis (vibration, shock)

  • Working knowledge of modeling tools such as CAD, CREO and NX

  • Familiarity with engineering drawings and geometric tolerance practices

  • Familiarity with MDA and system engineering processes is desired

  • Technical proposal development and evaluation

  • Development and delivery of presentations to peers and/or management

  • Proficiency with Microsoft tools (e.g. MS Word, Project, PowerPoint)

  • Ability to begin performing with minimal supervision

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.