Parsons Corporation ITS Systems Engineer, Principal - Connected Vehicle Architect - La Palma, CA in La Palma, California

ITS Systems Engineer, Principal - Connected Vehicle Architect - La Palma, CA


La Palma, California, United States

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Principal Systems Engineer

Intelligent Transportation Systems

La Palma, CA


Are you thrilled by the challenges in the deployment of Connected and Autonomous Vehicles? Do you possess the vision to design and implement solutions to those challenges?Parsons is under contract to deploy Connected Vehicle technologies and is seeking experienced staff to join our team in La Palma, CA.

We are currently seekinga Principal Systems Engineer to join in thearchitectural design as well as subsequent implementation, test and operation of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) solutions: including connected vehicles, autonomous vehicles, distributed communications, roadside sensors/controllers/messaging, and central processing/command centers.

If you are our ideal candidate, you will have extensive experience in architecture/design of complex distributed systems. You must be organized and effective in communicating plans, requirements, results and information to customers at a variety of management levels and technical backgrounds. You will have minimum of 15+ years of related experience required, post graduate degree preferred.

If you are enamored by technology and eager to sink your teeth into these emergent technologies, this position, and Parsons, is for you.

Proof of US Citizenship Required.

* This position is not allocated for relocation assistance nor sign on bonus.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Transportation, Systems, or Engineering required. Masters Degree in Transportation, Systems, or Engineering preferred.

  • Minimum 15+ years of related work experience required.

  • Experience in Architecture work in distributed ITS systems preferred.

  • 2+ years in Connected Vehicle ITS work experience preferred

  • Experience in systems architecture design/development for autonomous systems and connected vehicles required

  • Thorough knowledge of IP networking and secure wireless communications required

  • Extensive experience integrating distributed communications systems (e.g. V2I: Vehicle-to-Infrastructure) required

  • Proven ability to work in a distributed team environment, including customers and suppliers required

  • Knowledge of Dedicated Short Range Communications (DSRC) required

  • Knowledge of Transit Signal Priority (TSP) required

  • Hands-on experience with integrating DSRC, Advanced Driver Assistance Systems(ADAS), Ramp Meter Controllers, Video Detection System, and Changeable Message Sign Controllers highly desirable

  • Experience in USDOT’s Architecture Reference for Cooperative and Intelligent Transportation (ARC-IT) framework

  • Knowledge of Smart Cities

  • Knowledge of USDOT Security Credential Management (SCMS)

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/LGBT.

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