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Parsons Corporation SVP Systems Engineering & Analysis (SE&A) Program Directorate in Huntsville, Alabama

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Job Description:

Parsons is looking for an amazingly talented SVP for our Systems Engineering & Analysis (SE&A) Program Directorate to join our team! Our Systems Engineering & Analysis (SE&A) Program Directorate is passionate about making Parsons the undisputed leader in the Systems Engineering & Integration and Engineering Services market because we understand that ensuring our nation’s security for future generations depends on engineering services that support rapidly delivering new capability.

The SE&A Directorate is part of Parsons’ Defense & Space Engineering Solutions (DSES) Sector; all focused on delivering innovative defense, and security services and solutions to enable a sustainable, safer, smarter, and connected world. Based upon our rock-solid foundation of world class talent; all with the bottom-line emphasis to support our U.S. and Joint Coalition Warfighters. They are our work purpose. We are here to serve our National Security objectives supporting our Soldiers, Sailors, Aviators and guardians in Space, Missile Defense, and Intelligence missions.

SE&A represents a highly complex, organization consisting of a cadre of highly skilled engineering and technical personnel to design, develop, integrate, and materially produce and deliver multiple technology capabilities for our DoD and Intel Community customers.

What You'll Be Doing:

Full P&L management of SE&A operations, including:

  • Manage day-to-day operations for a $300M+ engineering services business; delivery, execution, and staffing with total accountability for all financial objectives including bookings, sales, profit and strategy

  • Build and foster a culture of growth and stretching the organization to expand beyond existing program and customer base

  • Interacting at the highest levels of the corporate structure to influence, solve complex business issues and drive to solutions while engaging in a high level of constructive collaboration

  • Develop and lead a high performing team known for exceeding objectives

  • Proactively engage customers and maintain relationships on existing programs to constantly assess performance and seek feedback

Superior people engagement and management skills

  • Foster a culture of high trust, transparent communications and development opportunities

  • Engage proactively in creating a workforce of diverse thinking, while actively demonstrating the pursuit of diversity, equity, and inclusion in our workforce


  • Ownership of the overall strategy and vision for SE&A, including how to represent its capabilities to the market

  • Lead the execution of M&A strategy, including the identification, due diligence participation and integration of acquisitions.

New Business

  • With support from business development, lead in the execution of the organic growth plan including identifying target clients and key executives, leveraging and partnering with the existing customer base

  • Proactively and directly engaged key customers to build the relationships it takes to win large programs through shaping, influencing and positioning Parsons

  • Develop and maintain a robust pipeline of qualified opportunities within targeted defense accounts that demonstrates an understanding of technology trends and needs of the client

What Required Skills You'll Bring:

  • Bachelor's Degree in related field and 20+ years of experience with proven track record of running large P&Ls in excess of $300 M in annual revenue and driving growth for an engineering service business that services the Intelligence Community

  • Strong background and knowledge of missile defense and the SE&I market(s) (DoD & Intel) with proven ability for managing a large, diverse, and geographically distributed team specializing in Systems Engineering & Integration (SE&I), Threat Analysis, and Engineering Services

  • Track record of delivering sales and profit objectives consistently and winning large programs that deliver consistent and repeatable growth

  • Must have strong familiarity with systems engineering methods and techniques as well as implementing Digital Engineering methods

  • Existing relationships and a track record of building relationships in the Intelligence Community with a focus on NRO and NGA

  • Active Top Secret clearance required with ability to achieve SCI

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Top Secret

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.

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+.

We truly invest and care about our employee’s wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest—APPLY TODAY!About Us

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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