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5G Technical Consultant (Beyond 5G)

Centreville, VA 20121
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Job Description:

Are you ready to put your 5G technology and security expertise to work on complex projects in support of an exciting customer mission? Are you great with people and have a track record of delivering innovative and secure systems to satisfy the customer's mission?

Parsons is now hiring an experienced 5G Technical Consultant with the desire to work on developing innovative solutions to support emerging technology projects. You will be responsible for enhancing government customer capabilities while addressing security challenges.

The ideal candidate will act as a trusted consultant and collaborate with the government customer on various projects related to the future of 5G technology supporting the Office of the Secretary of Defense.

**This position will be based out of Northern VA, but will allow for significant remote-work opportunity, as well as limited CONUS travel.**


The responsibilities of the Technical Consultant position include the following:

  • Provide technical expertise and associated program management support to the OUSD Beyond 5G Lead

  • Provide technical inputs for Beyond 5G BAA development and assist with proposal evaluation and selection

  • Author program plans, technical documents and presentations as required

  • Organize and host programmatic and technical discussions with industry, academia and government

  • Coordinate with OUSD personnel on contracting and program execution; assist with providing briefings as required

  • Perform portfolio oversight and assisting Beyond 5G lead on post-award program management

  • Assist Beyond 5G Lead with other support activities as required to ensure efficient and timely program execution

Required Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in telecommunications, computer science or computer engineering with a specialization in wireless communications/networking from an accredited college or university

  • Background in wireless systems analysis/research, deployment/testing, operations with a knowledge of 5G a plus

  • Experience in industry and/or government programs

  • Prior experience with management, planning and execution of government sponsored technical programs

  • U.S. citizen with an active DoD Secret clearance is required with the ability to attain a higher-level security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PhD in telecommunications or computer science with a concentration in wireless systems

  • Multiple years of defense program R&D related experience or equivalent in industry/academia

Must be able to obtain, maintain and/or currently possess a security clearance.

The position requires a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief.


Posted: 2021-10-07 Expires: 2021-11-14

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5G Technical Consultant (Beyond 5G)

Parsons Corporation
Centreville, VA 20121

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