23 days old

Deputy Chief Test Engineer

Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Job Code
    R118093

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Top Secret

Job Description:

*This position description does not represent a current opening and is contingent upon an anticipated contract award. Candidates who express an interest may be considered for future positions at Parsons Corporation.*

Parsons is seeking a Deputy Chief Test Engineer.

This team provides technical expertise to support government leaders in developing System Engineering Plans and developmental test and evaluation strategies as part of a Test and Evaluation Master Plan across six warfighting domains:

  • Air Warfare
  • Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) / Nuclear Command, Control, and Communications (NC3) Systems
  • Land Warfare
  • Naval Warfare
  • Strategic Missile Systems (Offensive and Defensive)
  • Space Systems

The team will focus on the innovative application of technology and works with a robust network of transition partners within and external to the DoD to mitigate gaps through accelerated prototyping, demonstration, and fielding, with the ultimate goal of operational sustainment.

The Deputy Chief Test Engineer is an expert in developing technical solutions to complex and challenging DoD problems. The Deputy Chief Test Engineer leads major project technical tasks using formal engineering practices and quality control methods. The selected candidate should have experience leading and performing Systems Engineering (SE) tasks including development and analysis of complex engineering and test strategies; technology and risk assessments; performance/capability assessments; and kill chain analysis of complex weapon systems to define capability gaps and assess performance.

The Deputy Chief Test Engineer interprets requirements and design specifications, analyzes alternatives, and creates a solution, and supports integration and testing, as required. The Deputy Chief Test Engineer exercises independent judgment and initiative in solving problems and performing technical tasks having a high degree of complexity. Manages and coordinates the efforts of other staff members assigned to specific projects. The Deputy Chief Test Engineer directly interfaces with government management personnel and is adept at oral and written communication required at all levels of management to maintain control of assigned programs and projects.

Required Qualifications:

  • 20+ years of experience in systems engineering and test engineering
  • B.S. degree in a scientific, engineering or other applicable technical or analytical discipline.
  • Security Clearance: Top Secret with SCI (TS/SCI)
  • Experience in a supervisory capacity in planning, developing, and executing major research, engineering, and development efforts for defense organizations.
  • Experience in establishing strong working relationships with R&D program managers as well as organization leadership; tracking task order efforts to rapidly identify and resolve potential and new problems; and identifying and resolving administrative and contractual issues related to a support services contract.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience interfacing with Joint Staff, Services, and warfighters to coordinate engineering and analysis needs and analytic results.
  • Master's of Science Degree

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

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Posted: 2021-07-07 Expires: 2021-08-07

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Deputy Chief Test Engineer

Parsons Corporation
Alexandria, VA 22314

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