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Parsons Corporation Systems Engineer, Principal in Quantico, Virginia

Systems Engineer, Principal


Quantico, Virginia, United States

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Integration Test Project Manager

Stafford, VA

Parsons is seeking an experienced Project Manager to lead multi-disciplinary teams performing advanced systems engineering, integration, operations and software testing functions. The Project Manager plans, coordinates and oversees team activities in an agile customer facing environment. They work daily with our customers to develop long term requirements and strategies for future work. They are responsible for all deliverables and reporting both to the customer and to Parsons management. They perform functional management of Parsons personnel including staff development, performance reviews, and retention.

Responsibilities :

·Meeting contractual performance criteria and due dates during service delivery and successful overall project completion

·Coordinating activities in support of Project activities and teams that support the testing, integration and operational requirements through completion preparing finished deliverables (e.g. status reports to the Customer and Parsons management).

·Ensuring technical solutions and schedules are implemented in a timely manner

·Analyzing workflow across project areas and working with the Customer in establishing priorities and developing standards and templates for work products (test plans, test reports, etc.)

·Coordinating and interfacing with Parsons other functional teams

·Identifying and implementing process improvements

·Helping improve efficiency across the enterprise

·Leading the team and ensuring continuing high performance

·Performing day-to-day functional and technical management of engineering staff, as appropriate

·Providing supervision, training, and direction to staff.

·Ensuring high-quality and acceptable project and engineering efforts are completed by the team

·Working with Parsons Program Manager to ensure personnel have the appropriate knowledge/skills to perform the assigned tasks

·Elevating issues to the Program Manager and documenting issues, as appropriate

·Providing input to PMRs and ad hoc reports, as required

·Providing weekly and monthly reports to the Customer

·Understanding the Customer’s mission and requirements

·Develop and maintain excellent working relationships with Customer management and technical staff and all partners

·Inform senior management early, frequently and appropriately about activities and issues

·Staying abreast of advances in technology and processes

· Tracking and forecasting task financials

· Prepare briefings, reports, and meeting summaries, including recommendations for corrective actions with ability to work in a team environment to accomplish tasks

· Support the Government by representing the interests of the Customer in working group forums,Technical Interchange Meetings (TIMs), and any other forums required by the Customer


  • 15+ years related experience in defense industry supporting systems engineering tasks

  • BS in Engineering or Related Technical Degree

  • Candidate must possess an active TOP Secret Security Clearance

  • Experience in IC community strongly desired.

  • Ability to work and produce products in a rapid paced, high stress environment

  • Must be able to work independently as well as have strong interpersonal and team communication skills for liaising with leadership, peer lead systems engineer, and other senior team members

  • Proficiency with MS Office applications

  • BS degree Engineering required, Masters preferred from accredited institutions

  • Ability and willingness to travel, domestically, on occasion

Other Requirements:

  • Integration and Test Experience

  • Capable of performing as a member of a team and assisting with solving complex problems

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, JIRA, Confluence

  • Self-starter with enthusiasm and capacity to learn in a fast-paced environment

  • Exceptional written and verbal skills required

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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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.