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Parsons Corporation Senior Weapon Systems Design and Specification Engineer in Huntsville, Alabama

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:


Job Description:

MDA/SED implements and maintains the MDS-level systems engineering that

produces system-level technical documentation in the areas of performance,

functional, interfaces, and specialty engineering. The position is to mainly support the

area of system performance but be able to cover the other areas when needed.

Job Description:

  • Advanced role in the development, management, and planning for current and future capabilities as it relates to the MDS including requirement development

  • Development and mentoring of basic personnel

  • Review and provide analysis of MDS level requirements development, additions, and changes as well as provide quality checks on analysis, documentation, and presentations related to this area

  • Coordinate with MDA stakeholders to identify and resolve any issues related to changes in system level requirements

  • Review final documentation provided by SED National Team and elements prior to technical baseline submittal to ensure accuracy

  • Lead Technical Interchange Meetings between government customers, contractors and MDA program office representatives

  • Develop presentations for Technical Interchange Meetings and Boards

  • Support processing of system documentation changes through the MDA corporate board process (MDA Engineering Requirements Group, System Engineering Integration Council, Integration Synchronization Group)

Required Skills:

  • Master's Degree in STEM Field with 12 + years of relevant experience

  • Active Secret Clearance

  • Previous systems engineering experience

  • Basic knowledge of MDS nomenclature, system architecture and elements

  • Excellent people, organizational, management, computer, and leadership skills

  • Ability to plan, coordinate, and support product development in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment - must be a self-starter

  • Understanding of the MDA Systems Engineering practices and processes

Desired Skills:

  • Detailed knowledge of MDS kill chain concept, system sensors, battle managers, weapons, system architecture, and missile threats

  • Familiarity with the MDS system level documentation such as the System Description Document, System Specification, Phased Implementation Plan and the Architecture Framework and Functional Description Document

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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