Parsons Corporation Systems Engineer, Interfaces in Huntsville, Alabama

Systems Engineer, Interfaces


Huntsville, Alabama, United States

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Position Overview:

The Systems Engineer/Analyst in this position will support the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) Ground-Based Midcourse Defense (GMD) Interfaces Division (GME-I) in Huntsville, Al. The systems engineer/analyst will directly support GME-I, working as part of an integration team, providing support directly related to interface design/documentation. The systems engineer/analyst will provide support and coordination of Prime Contractor/Government activities required to develop and deliver a desired capability in accordance with the standard Systems Engineering Lifecycle of a program. This position requires outstanding written and verbal skills as well as MS office skills


  • Develop GMD Element and component interface requirements, maintain requirements traces to the BMDS System Specification and to Component/Product and lower level contractor specifications;

  • Develop and document requirements allocation across the GM Program;

  • Develop and deliver GM internal and external Interface specification updates and traces;

  • Perform GM Element-level requirements and verification requirements generation, tracking and documentation.

  • Support development, maintenance, and control of internal and external interfaces.

  • Develop interface design documentation to include Interface Design Descriptions detailing agreement between interfacing entities

  • Review and evaluate ICDs, to include Interface Control Specifications (ICSs) and Interface Design Documents (IDDs), for both vertical and horizontal interfaces.

  • Coordinate with interface teams and participate in interface reviews and working groups, as well as Technical Interchange Meetings (TIMs).

  • Apply critical thinking analytical/engineering skills and problem-solving methodology to assigned tasks, to identify the problem, determine courses of action, develop paths ahead for task completion, and formulate recommendations to the Customer, status, and follow-up on task completion

  • Support the Government Interface Team by representing the interests of the Customer in working group forums, TIMs, and any other forums required by the customer

  • Prepare briefings, reports, and meeting summaries, including recommendations for corrective actions.

Ability to work in a team environment to accomplish tasks. Exceptional written and verbal skills required.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • 7+ years of experience with GMD or MDA Interface programs from a Prime development level or service support level effort

  • Demonstrated ability to deliver products on schedule

  • Experience with Missile Defense Agency, preferred GMD experience / MDA Interface requirements experience

  • RADAR systems experience preferred

  • Experience utilizing requirements management system tools such as DOORS preferred

  • Capability to develop and present program briefings to senior management-level personnel

  • BA/BS degree, Engineering or related technical degree

Candidate must have a Secret Clearance, prefer TS

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.

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Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT

Parsons is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to an individual's race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by applicable laws.