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Parsons Corporation Systems Engineer - Interface in Huntsville, Alabama

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:


Job Description:

At Parsons, our extensive experience in the cleared space, combined with your advanced technical knowledge, will propel your career forward with opportunity for advancement with top performance. We provide career development, training, and opportunity to switch teams and projects as you and our fast paced business grow and evolve.

The Engineer for this role will have strong critical thinking and problem solving skills, capable of interfacing with Missile Defense Agency (MDA) Subject Matter Experts (SME) and Prime Contractor. Our Radar Systems Engineer - Interface will:

  • Provide Systems Engineering expertise and knowledge

  • Provide Systems Engineering analysis and process management

  • Provide independent technical and programmatic assessment

  • Perform requirements development and analysis

  • Provide risk analysis and mitigation development

  • Identify, analyze, and document system, design, interface, assessment, and validation/verification requirements to include risk assessments

  • Collaborate across the MDA organization (including multinational exchanges)

  • Present technical information to MDA Leadership at various levels

Required Experience

  • 12+ years working on missile defense-related or other complex, large DoD program/project

  • Master's Degree in a STEM program

  • Knowledge and application of phased array radar theory, function, and design

  • Works independently, applying engineering rigor to analyze and resolve problems within a fast-paced, dynamic environment

  • Ability to identify, analyze, and document system, design, interface, assessment, and validation/verification requirements to include risk assessments

  • Experience implementing systems engineering "V" processes

  • Ability to self-manage and initiate within team structure

  • Ability to decompose complex problems to actionable elements

  • Ability to work across organizational boundaries

  • Ability presenting complex information and concepts to Leaders at various levels

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office┬« applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Secret Clearance or higher required

Desired experience

  • Working knowledge of MDA Systems Engineering processes and procedures

  • Working knowledge of MDA organizational structure

  • Working knowledge of Missile Defense System (MDS) architecture and concepts

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.

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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