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Parsons Corporation Mathematician in Picatinny, New Jersey

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Job Description:

Polaris Alpha® Advanced Systems, a Parsons Company, is hiring a Mathematician whose role will be essential to the design, implementation, and delivery of high performance, secure, mission critical solutions. We seek scientists that are versatile, display leadership qualities, and are enthusiastic to tackle new challenges as we continue to provide the military with cutting edge tools. For this position, the Mathematician will analyze, design, and be involved in implementation of advanced capabilities for armament systems at Picatinny Arsenal, NJ. The role includes design and implementation of software modules for new tactical fire control systems.


  • Data collection and analysis

  • Develop models, computational methods, and solutions for scientific and engineering problems

  • Algorithm development

  • Demonstration and presentation of findings and solutions

  • Work with software engineering team to translate solutions and algorithms into software implementation


  • PhD in Mathematics

  • Demonstrated history of analytical thinking and solution application

  • Experience with modeling applications / languages such as MATLAB, R, etc.

  • Proficiency in MS Office Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

  • Excellent organizational, communications, problem-solving and people skills, be a self-starter, and enjoy being part of and contributing to a hard-working team.

  • Must have the ability to quickly learn and creatively leverage new technologies.

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen and hold or be able to obtain a Secret security clearance.

  • Must be able to travel. Anticipated travel level 5%-10%.

Desired Capabilities:

  • Experience or familiarity with Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning

  • Software development lifecycle experience (SDLC), especially within the DoD

  • Experience with Government standards and procedures.

  • Understanding of, and experience working within, the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)​

  • Experience with or knowledge of U.S. Army tactical fire control systems

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

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.

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 federal, state, provincial or local mandates or customer requirements.

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+.

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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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