Parsons Corporation Senior Software Engineer in Huntsville, Alabama

Senior Software Engineer


Huntsville, Alabama, United States

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Job Description:

The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) is seeking a Senior Software Engineer to support the Targets and Countermeasures programs. Primary duties will include support to Government Customer providing coordination, surveillance and oversight of target contractor activities for Software design and development, Independent Verification and Validation (IVV), testing, fielding, and operational activities.


  • Program Controls

  • Participate in the Prime Contractor System and Software Integrated Product Teams

  • Support Software working groups

  • Review and provide input to the Prime Contractor Software Development Plans, Integrated Master Schedules and resource plans

  • Prepare Software RFP portion of target acquisitions and contract language

  • Software Engineering

  • Assist in software document development and review

  • Compile and report software status and metrics for tracking and analysis

  • Representative the Government at Prime Contractor Software Configuration Control Boards (SCCBs)

  • Assess Prime contractor software technical performance and provide recommendations of correct actions

  • Review Software Requirements Specifications, analyses, and compliance assessments

  • Participate in the Target System Software IVV efforts

  • Provide Insight/Oversight to the Prime Contractor Software Formal Qualification Test (FQT)

  • Provide support to Target System Testing in the Hardware-in-the-Loop test environment

  • Provide expertise in assessing models and simulations efforts

  • Participate in Failure Review Boards and root cause investigations

  • Provide inputs to Risk Management Process

  • Technical Reviews

  • Identify software review requirements

  • Specify review software entrance and exit criteria

  • Review system and software products Objective Evidence for major milestone reviews (SRR, PDR, CDR, Software Acceptance Reviews (SARs), etc.)

  • Processes Procedures

  • Develop software review success criteria

  • Develop and/or review Software Test Plans and procedures

Travel is required to attend reviews and to provide oversight of Prime Contractor

Experience Requirements:

  • 10 years Software Engineering and IVV experience in defense industry

  • Experience with Missile Defense Agency, Ballistic Missile Defense System, and/or Targets and Countermeasures is a plus

Capability to develop and present technical briefings to management

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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