Parsons Corporation THAAD Advanced Software Engineer in Huntsville, Alabama

THAAD Advanced Software Engineer


Huntsville, Alabama, United States

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THAAD Advanced Software Engineer

Huntsville, AL

Parsons is seeking an advanced Software Engineer to coordinate the development, sustainment, and integration of software for the THAAD weapon system to:

  • ensure both FMS and U.S. efforts are aligned

  • perform technical oversight of Fire Control, Missile, Launcher, Radar, Trainer

  • support software efforts for US and foreign military sales efforts

  • prepare software specifications, estimates, and statements of work to implement THAAD weapon system software

  • identify, address, and status software risks; establish test requirements and validation procedures to measure software performance, security, safety, quality, and reliability; plan, define, evaluate, and monitor software contract execution

  • perform analysis of system requirements to establish computer/software requirements and identify and perform hardware/software trade-offs

  • prepare conceptual design of computer systems through analysis of computer hardware, interface hardware, software requirements, and network architectures as elements of total system design

  • apply state-of-the-art software engineering methodologies to the implementation of THAAD weapon system designs

  • provide software expertise to support training and sustaining activities

  • prepare and present status briefings to MDA and program leadership

  • lead and support systems and software technical reviews.

  • Engineer must possess strong interpersonal skills to coordinate with the THAAD Project Office and the prime contractor.

  • Individual also serves as liaison between MDA/TH and MDA/SN for the integration and coordination of all software related actions between the weapon system and the AN/TPY-2 Radar Component.

Experience Requirements:

  • BS/MS degree in Engineering or Computer Science (or related field), and 12+ years of related work experience with at least 9 years’ experience as a system engineer.

  • Strong interpersonal skills.

  • Capability to use the Microsoft Office package to include Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Project.

  • Ability to work independently.

  • Familiarity with MDA Software processes and Acquisition Management procedures.

  • Requires past experience with data entry, data manipulation, and reports development with Databases.

  • Willingness to learn new processes and procedures and discipline to follow established procedures.

  • Applicants selected for employment will be subject to a federal background investigation and must meet additional eligibility requirements for access to classified information or materials.

Desired Skills:

Familiarity and past experience with THAAD Weapon System and/or Missile Defense Agency.

Parsons has been a leader, innovator, and change agent for 75 years. Over this period, our industry has undergone continual change and we have been, and continue to be, proactive in taking advantage of the opportunities presented by change. The pace of adaptation of transformational technologies such as artificial intelligence, cloud computing, robotics, and big data analytics in our markets offers Parsons exciting opportunities to solve complex challenges for our customers in new and different ways.

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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.