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Parsons Corporation MDA Communications Network Engineer in Huntsville, Alabama

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:


Job Description:

The candidate will become a member of the Parsons’ TEAMS NEXT support staff with a primary work assignment supporting the Missile Defense Agency’s Command, Control, Battle Management and Communications (C2BMC) Networks organization (BCN). This assignment requires a seasoned professional with a detailed understanding of telecommunication systems.

Job Description:

  • Provide engineering, technical, and project management expertise to BCN to develop and deploy robust, end-to-end, high availability, test and operational communication networks for the sharing of information across all MDS assets.

  • Perform systems engineering and integration to include Military SATCOM Architecture studies and long haul communications engineering and analysis to include: site selections, site surveys, strategic capability development, site planning, establishing facility requirements, supporting facility design efforts, providing on-site construction support, site implementation leadership, communications equipment selection, staging, installation, integration and testing management.

  • Provide technical analysis of Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) provided designs.

  • Assist the government with overseeing the Prime Contractor on development of the BCN

  • Develop facility requirements and participate in facility design reviews. Coordinate the installation of facility requirements.

  • Facilitate working groups and technical interchange meetings.

  • Integrate communication system components into a larger system

  • Draft/brief information/decision papers/briefings and staff coordination packages for senior leadership

  • Perform assessments of detailed network test data

  • Travel up to 25%

Required Skills:

  • Master's Degree (STEM) with 12+ years of experience

  • Active Secret security clearance required, Top Secret preferred

  • Experience with radio frequency (RF) communication system design required

  • Experience with DoD terrestrial and satellite communication systems (MILSATCOM), tactical data links (TDL J, Link 11, Link 16) systems, encryption systems, and DoD Risk Management Framework (RMF) required

  • Understanding of telecommunication systems test data

  • Understanding of the requirements review and design review process

  • Understanding of how requirements are flowed down from system specifications to elements specification

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with Missile Defense Agency and Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) services desired

  • Experience with large-scale construction projects a plus

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.

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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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