Sr. Systems Engineer at Parsons Corporation (Huntsville, AL)

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When it comes to what you want in your career, if you can imagine it, you can do it at Parsons. Imagine a career working with intelligent, diverse people sharing a common quest. Imagine a workplace where you can be yourself. Where you can thrive. Where you can find your next, right now. We've got what you're looking for.

Job Description:

Parsons is hiring a Senior Systems Engineer to support the Missile Defense Agency's (MDA) Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) United Arab Emirates (UAE) Foreign Military Sales (FMS) Project Office as a technical advisor and subject matter expert. In this role, the successful candidate will:
  • Support the THU Program Manager and the Deputy Program Manager's ongoing efforts to support the Foreign Liaison Officer (FLO) coordination of interceptor production, sustainment, and the replacement of any weapon systems' major components either due to failure or obsolescence.
  • Production and sustainment activities include participating in weekly Integrated Product Team (IPT) meetings, oversight of activities, participating in Technical Interchange Meetings (TIMs), Working Groups, Staff call and performing Technical Evaluations of proposals, plans, schedules, and performance. Activities include but are not limited to requirement reviews, component replacement evaluations, and/or analysis/selection of existing alternatives for the weapon systems batteries, communications, seeker, and guidance systems with the goal of improved weapon system performance and sustainment.
  • Provide the THU PM and Deputy PM with assigned issue resolution progress and status
  • Review and/or provide schedule, capabilities, test deliveries, hardware configurations/modernization, ground development risk and opportunity, inventory, obsolescence, sustainment planning and procedures; assess compliance with Government requirements and directives when requested
  • Assist the THU PM and Deputy PM as needed to coordinate meetings, facilitate various types of review investigations, WG's and TIM's; record action items and provide executive summaries and meeting minutes
  • Participate, provide information and/or input to teleconferences or meetings as directed by the Government customer (e.g. weekly staff call meetings, and other regularly scheduled meetings)
  • Observe key manufacturing and test activities performed on-site or other locations as needed
  • Coordinate with functional areas (Acquisition, Contracting, FMS Support, Financial Quality, and Logistics) to support requirements
  • Assist with program initiatives, become the program POC at the Prime Contractor location for assigned activities when needed

* Travel as required to other locations possible up to 10% of the time

Required Skills & Experience
  • Bachelors degree with 20+ years relevant experience OR Masters degree with 12+ years of related experience in the area of weapon systems .
  • Active Secret clearance or higher

Desired Skills & Experience:
  • Understanding and application of sound engineering principles related to component design, interoperability, failure investigation, and risk mitigation
  • Experienced in working in a high intensity environment with minimal supervision but also able to coordinate activities with other functional areas
  • Strong oral and written communication skills to include creation and presentation of briefing materials
  • Strong computer skills with working knowledge of MS office suite of tools.

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.

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+.

We truly invest and care about our employee's wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest-APPLY TODAY!
More Information on Parsons Corporation
Parsons Corporation operates in the Cybersecurity industry. The company is located in Centreville, VA, Washington, DC and Columbia, MD. Parsons Corporation was founded in 1944. It has 14420 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits, Life Insurance and 401(K). To see all 82 open jobs at Parsons Corporation, click here.
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