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Parsons Corporation CUAS Test Engineer in Summit Point, West Virginia

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Job Description:

Parsons is looking for an amazingly talented C-UAS Test Engineer to join our team! In this role you get to design, conduct, analyze and report on Counter-Unmanned Aircraft Systems performance test and evaluation.

  • Must have a minimum of a SECRET clearance, or the ability to obtain one.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Design test plans to evaluate various C-UAS technologies to include radio frequency devices, electro-optical/infrared cameras, user interfaces, networks, and software integrations.

  • Develop concepts to test and verify systems specifications and provide a strong written narrative to support technical analysis.

  • Draft test documentation for testing and evaluation

  • Conducts general test support to include test set-up and tear-down.

  • Safely fly/operate small drones.

  • Execute tests on a wide range of technologies at multiple locations across the U.S.

  • Support the development of key metrics to support the programs solution development team.

  • Responsible for target placement, target configuration, and target operator instructions and guidance

  • Brief executive leaders on findings and recommendations

  • Write and provide test reports to multiple levels of leadership throughout the government.

What Required Skills You'll Bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Cyber Security, Mathematics/Statistics, or Engineering with 2-4 years of experience is required OR more than 4 years of experience conducting data analytics on a daily basis

  • Experience with Python, JavaScript, and Linux

  • Experience with test design and reporting

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Knowledge of test methods and methodologies

  • Ability to work collaboratively to solve problems within a cross-functional team.

  • Knowledge of systems engineering processes

  • Experience effectively and professionally communicating technical and program related information to multiple stakeholders and adherence to established communications plans.

  • Candidate must be able to manage multiple tasks with competing priorities in dynamic, politically sensitive environments ensuring customer expectations are managed.

What Desired Skills You'll Bring:

  • Basic mechanical understanding; experience working with tools.

  • Experience with Radio Frequency (RF) transmission, detection, and deterrence equipment and techniques desired.

  • Experience with UAS operation & capabilities; and command, control, and guidance systems desired.

  • Experience testing Counter-Unmanned Aircraft Systems.

  • The position requires daily interface with customers at numerous levels. Candidate must possess and use a high degree of tact and interpersonal communication skills in daily interactions with team members, clients, vendors, and end-users.

  • Experience flying both rotary and fixed wing Group 1-2 UAS

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 - $142,600.00

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+.

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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.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.

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