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Parsons Corporation Sr. Air Defense Systems Modeling and Simulation Engineer in Huntsville, Alabama

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Job Description:

Parsons is looking for a talented Senior Air Defense Systems Modeling and Simulation Engineer to join our team! In this role you will get to support our DoD customers on a wide range of challenging modeling, simulation, and system analysis projects in support of the US intelligence community and US weapons system designers.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • In this position, you will analyze and model all aspects of defensive weapons systems, including: flight dynamics; both traditional and novel navigation and communications systems; onboard sensors; Command, Control, Communications, and Computer (C4) systems, radar s, and EO/IR sensors.

  • Tasks may include system analysis, model definition, algorithm characterization and development, coding of models, use of simulations to conduct studies and reporting of results, and development and maintenance of digital and hardware-in-the-loop simulation architectures.

Required Clearance:

  • Active Secret clearance and the ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI clearance

What Required Skills You'll Bring:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Aerospace, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering, or a closely related degree program from an accredited institution, and 8+ years of professional experience. A Master's degree and 5+ years of experience or a Ph.D. and 2+ years of experience will also be considered.

  • Good written and oral communication skills, as well as a desire to work with a highly technical team including classified customers.

What Desired Skills You'll Bring:

  • Experience with 6-DoF batch and/or real-time simulation architectures, and their use in Monte Carlo and parametric simulation study design and analysis. Experience with OMEGA, ITASE, or TMAP modeling is especially desirable.

  • Experience with any aspects of missile systems, including: ballistic, maneuvering, surface-to-air, and anti-satellite missiles.

  • Experience with EO/IR or radar systems and sensors.

  • Competency in C++, Python, MATLAB, Simulink or a similar modern programming language.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:


This position is part of our Federal Solutions team.

Our Federal Solutions segment delivers resources to our US government customers that ensure the success of missions around the globe. Our diverse, intelligent employees drive the state of the art as they provide services and solutions in the areas of defense, security, intelligence, infrastructure, and environmental. We promote a culture of excellence and close-knit teams that take pride in delivering, protecting, and sustaining our nation's most critical assets, from Earth to cyberspace. Throughout the company, our people are anticipating what’s next to deliver the solutions our customers need now.

Salary Range:

$104,200.00 - $182,400.00

We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as medical, dental, vision, paid time off, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), 401(k), life insurance, flexible work schedules, and holidays to fit your busy lifestyle!

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company’s core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

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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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