24 days old

Senior Systems Engineer

Annapolis Junction, MD 20701
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Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Top Secret SCI w/Polygraph

Job Description:

Parsons' extensive experience in the cleared space, combined with your technical knowledge, will propel your career forward with an opportunity to work in an exciting operational mission where our teams are focused on advancing both capability and operational support in the national security domain.

This program positions Parsons pivotal system engineering leads in key mission areas working in tandem with other technical leads and government stakeholders to guide presentation/visualization, data science (including machine learning), mission management, reporting & dissemination, TechSIGINT, CNO, Cyber, and analytic integration.

As a Senior Systems Engineer, you will drive the Analytic Lifecycle including formation of mission objectives from data assessment, generation of the tradecraft to prototype development and conceptual Integration of the analytic into operations to include hardening, compliance and sustainability post deployment. This is a unique opportunity to leverage your technical strategy, leadership, and architecting skills to provide subject matter expertise and guide system development into ongoing critical mission operations.

Day-to- Day Responsibilities:

In this role, you will:

  • Interact with the Government regarding Systems Engineering technical considerations and for associated problems, issues or conflicts.
  • Consult with mission experts across the sponsor enterprise to document their mission tradecraft in the form of thread/workflow descriptions and capability needs that depict the current workflows, the envisioned end-state for a given mission area, and its impact to the intelligence mission.
  • Work with senior pivotal leads in the Directorate of Operations, document a mission functional architecture that will be utilized in the analysis of evolving mission needs and be used to drive the stand-up of new mission workflows.
  • Facilitate technical discussions between mission experts and functional leads as required to clarify needs and capture decisions.
  • Assess the negotiated set of development priorities between the mission functional leads and technical product owners to determine the state of progress towards mission objectives.
  • Examine semantic graphs and ontologies to merge human intention with the dynamic construction and execution of analytic workflows in specific mission domains.
  • Generate Mission Outcomes and Measures of Success for submission to the Capability Needs Council.
  • Analyze user's requirements, concept of operations documents, and high-level system architectures to develop system requirements specifications.
  • Analyze system requirements and leads design and development activities.
  • Provide technical leadership for the integration of requirements, design, and technology.
  • Provide engineering assessments of capability solutions and analysis of alternatives.
  • Develop system Architecture and system design documentation including technical documentation

Minimum/Required Qualifications:

  • Active TS/SCI w/Polygraph
  • Bachelor's degree in System Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering Science, Engineering Management, or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Five (5) years of additional SE experience may be substituted in lieu of degree.
  • 10-20 years of experience in federal programs and contracts of similar scope and complexity.
  • Demonstrated experience in planning and leading Systems Engineering efforts.

Desired Qualifications

  • Ideal candidate will be well-versed in evaluating data to provide metrics that show both effectiveness and performance and describe a particular security posture.
  • Demonstrate experience with tools like DecisionLens and other decision-making methods such as weighted choice criteria methods.

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: 2021-09-30 Expires: 2021-11-14

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Senior Systems Engineer

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Annapolis Junction, MD 20701

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