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Parsons Corporation Target Systems Engineer in Huntsville, Alabama

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Job Description:

Parsons is looking for an amazingly talented Target Systems Engineer to join our team! In this role you will get to p rovide support to the Target and Countermeasures - Long Range Targets (TCI) program Chief Systems Engineer and assist in executing System Engineering responsibilities detailed in the Missile Defense Agency/Target and Countermeasures Systems Engineering Plan for that program.

What You'll Be Doing:

Support technical baseline management of the system design

Support of engineering technical reviews including design and test execution reviews

Review and evaluation of prime contractor objective evidence in support of milestone reviews

Review and evaluation of non-conformances and engineering change requests

Technical support for acquisition including development of statement of work, support of independent Government cost estimate and proposal evaluation

Review and evaluation of prime contractor work packages

Development of technical briefings and decision packages

Inspection of bonded components, harness/cable routing, and missile system components

Interpretation of flight test requirements and coordination with stakeholders

Participation in working groups, forums, and technical meetings

Drawing reviews to aid in real-time changes

Review prime contractor command media and extrapolate pertinent information

Provide status reports of activities

What Required Skills You'll Bring:

Active Secret clearance

Bachelor’s degree in a STEM field

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

Works independently and/or leads sub-teams, applying engineering rigor to analyze and resolve problems

What Desired Skills You'll Bring:

Familiarity with MDA and system engineering processes is highly desired

Experience in missile system assembly, integration, and test is highly desired

Technical experience in support of the acquisition of missile systems

Knowledge of hazardous operations (Ordnance, Lifts/ Movements, and Pressure)

Strong presentation skills

Proficiency with Microsoft tools (e.g. MS Word, Project, PowerPoint)

Travel, ≈ 20%

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:

$81,500.00 - $161,400.00

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!

The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by customer requirements and some cases federal, state, provincial or local mandates.

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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