Parsons Corporation Project Engineer in Huntsville, Alabama

Project Engineer


Huntsville, Alabama, United States

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The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) is seeking aProject Engineer to support Targets and Countermeasures (TC) programs. The successful candidate will have demonstrated capabilities and experience in missile systems and technical program planning and coordination.Primary duties include providing integrated technical and programmatic assistance to the target group Chief Product Engineer and Program Manager over the target life cycle - target system design, development, assembly and integration, system test and missions. Candidate will provide direct assistance to the Government Customer monitoring MDA prime contractors to ensure contractor activities and products meet program requirements.


  • Provide inputs to the Government Customer’s program plans and technical requirements

  • Review Prime Contractor plans for sound technical approaches than meet requirements within the program schedule

  • Assess Prime Contractor performance to plan

  • Participate in strategic planning sessions to work schedule and resource issues

  • Represent the interests of the customer in Failure Review Boards, Working Groups, IPTs and Engineering Review Boards and Technical Interchange Meetings

  • Identify and contribute to the resolution of highly complex engineering issues that can involve multiple engineering functional areas

  • Review and provide comments on assigned Prime Contractor Objective Evidence in support of major milestone reviews (e.g. SRRs, PDRs, CDRs)

  • Develop briefings and decision packages intended for senior leadership

Travel to contractor and test locations CONUS/OCONUS (approximately 20% travel)


  • Must hold an Active Secret Security Clearance or higher

  • Must have a BA or BS degree with focus inEngineering/Science/Math/Physics

  • 15+ years related experience with missile and space component/system design, test and evaluation

  • Experience with Missile Defense Agency, Ballistic Missile Defense System, and/or Targets and Countermeasures (TC) Program Office is desired

  • Capability to develop and present reports and presentations to senior management-level personnel

  • Familiarity with acquisition and systems engineering processes

  • Experience 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.