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Parsons Corporation Radar Hardware Engineer - Part Time in Huntsville, Alabama

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:


Job Description:

Parsons is seeking a Radar Hardware Engineer with strong critical thinking and problem solving skills capable of interfacing verbally and in writing with Missile Defense Agency (MDA) Subject Matter Experts (SME) and Prime Contractor.

Job Description:

  • Perform technical assessment and programmatic support for the MDA Ground Sensors Directorate Defense Of Guam Product Office in support of the Hardware Integrated Product Team (HW IPT)

  • Review documents and processes of prime contractor to ensure contractual requirements are being met

  • Perform Bidirectional requirement flow from element specification (ES), prime item development specification (PIDS), & hardware requirement specification (HRS)

  • Perform verification and validation of requirements

  • Travel to Prime Contractor Facility & fielded site location to support hardware manufacturing, site integration, and test.

Required Skills:

  • Design Implementation, Performance Analysis, and Integration and Testing of ground based radar systems; Digital Receiver Exciter (DREX) experience highly desired

  • Radar front end design, modeling and testing

  • Integration and testing of Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) system and associated subsystems

  • Performing radar model verification against the tactical system

  • EMI/EMC test and conformance

  • Near field and far field test experience

  • Experience integrating a design into an operational environment

  • Experience with I&Q and radar performance data analysis

  • Experience performing detailed radar system analysis and antenna performance

  • Experience with test readiness reviews (TRRs), technical interchange meetings (TIMs), technology readiness assessments and levels (TRAs/TRLs), design reviews (PDR, CDR, FDR), production readiness assessments (PRRs), manufacturing readiness assessments and levels (MRAs/MRLs), Agile Design Processes, etc.

  • Experience with Systems engineering processes

  • Experience with writing/reviewing statement of work (SOW) requirements and deliverables/objective evidence (OE) such as contract data requirements lists (CDRLs) and accessible data products (ADPs)

  • Competent in the MS Office software suite (Outlook, Word, Power Point, and Excel) with SharePoint experience

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Secret clearance required

Desired Experience:

  • Working knowledge of MDA Systems Engineering processes and procedures

  • Working knowledge of MDA organizational structure

  • Experience/familiarity with DoD/MDA lifecycle acquisition processes and requirements

  • Familiar with MDA mission assurance provisions (MAP)

  • Familiar with different MDA directorates, such as Sensors (SN), Facilities and Deployments (FD), Quality, Safety, and Mission Assurance (QS) etc.

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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