Parsons Corporation IT Specialist in Washington, District Of Columbia

IT Specialist


Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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Provides system configuration administrative functions for the Enterprise IT infrastructure, including monitoring and tuning as well as resolving service incidents. Provides suplemental support in design, installation and integration of IT Infrastructure throughout the Enterprise (Network Convergence, routers, switches, servers, storage, IPTelephony, etc). May provide supplemental support in designing and implementing Enterprise-wide strategic infrastructure solutions.

Provides operational support for small to medium-sized IT Infrastructure projects and systems for Parsons, individual projects and GBUs. Executes the technical aspects of moderately complex and small infrastructure projects from concept and scoping through design and implementation; validates the delivered system to ensure that the project adheres to technical and quality standards. Evaluates systems currently in use to assess their effectiveness, to determine how well the infrastructure elements are meeting current and projected business needs and to recommend efficiencies, upgrades and modifications that will improve system use.

Work with the IS Manager, project managers, client, property and other IT personnel to identify and record project specific IT hardware and software inventory consistent with project standards, as well as provide desktop support services to project personnel. They will be proficient in the collection and recording of asset information, provide software and hardware support on the Microsoft Windows platform, and perform related duties as defined by FM or AM. Candidates should be able to understand complex troubleshooting techniques, propose solutions, and be able to explain these to non-technical people.

Develops technical solution designs and documents technical specifications.

Provides ongoing system configuration administrative support to infrastructure systems. Monitors system operation, assessing current performance, response time and other measures. Regularly adjusts settings and operational elements to maintain optimum system responsiveness and performance.

Identifies and resolves service incidents, issues, questions and problems with all elements of the infrastructure system.

Provides input to IS strategic plans by giving recommendations to IS management and provides support in implementing specific infrastructure aspects of that strategic plan.

Maintains an understanding of IT Infrastructure technologies, processes, methodologies and best practices.


4-year degree in Computer Science (or related curriculum) and 6- 8 years of diversified experience working in more than one area of infrastructure technology (network, servers, storage, desktop, IPTelephony).

Experience maintaining one or more infrastructure elements for a large global enterprise.

Experience working as a member of a diverse, geographically based team involved in project delivery from concept, scoping, design through to implementation.

Individuals with a 2-year degree and an additional 3 years of relevant experience can be considered. Those candidates without a degree will be required to have an additional 5 years of relevant experience for consideration

Must be able to meet customer security requirements. A background check by Federal Authorities will be performed.

T4 Program Summary: The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) awarded the Technical Support Services Contract 4 (T4) to Parsons in August 2012. Parsons is the prime contractor. This $1.3 billion+ contract has a 4-year base period with two 3-year options. The statement of work includes a variety of activities that support the FAA’s Capital Investment Plan (CIP) modernization efforts: Site selection and engineering, construction, environmental and fire/life safety, equipment installation and testing, CAD, and other technical services as required. Work is performed across the nation in each of the FAA’s nine regions as well as the Aeronautical Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and the Technical Center in Atlantic City, New Jersey and in several U.S. territories. An average staff of 400-500 with a peak staff over 650 supports this contract, in addition to those subcontractors who perform construction work.

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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.