Ballistic Missile Defense Systems Engineer in Dahlgren, VA at Parsons

Date Posted: 11/23/2019

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Job Description

We’re not limited to the status quo, how about you?

We are a culture of improvers. We are always looking for better ways to do things— big things, little things, anything, and everything. We always ask the question, “How can we improve this?” and we are always looking for like-minded people to join our team. We are sort of explorers, seeking what’s more effective, new and interesting. Status Quo and good enough are words that we don’t use. We push each other, guide each other and help each other to make everything we do better. Polaris Alpha, a Parsons company, develops innovative solutions to the most significant challenges affecting our Nation's security. We’re passionate about developing cutting-edge, creative solutions, and fostering a highly sought-out place of employment for many of the brightest minds in the industry. We are the best because we hire the best. At Polaris Alpha, we have developed a culture of going above and beyond the normal expectations in the delivery of our work. Our clients and employees are the number one reason why we’re successful, and that formula won’t be changing!

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Candidate would fill a position in the Command, Control, Communications and Computers (C4I) Division (ABEC) of the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (ABMD) organization.

• Should have strong knowledge of all aspects of the C4I mission area and at a minimum, Joint Tactical Data Links, Joint Extended Range capability and Line of Sight Link 16 (LOS 16).

• A solid understanding of the Link Architecture to include the various interfaces and messages which are passed from one element of the C4I suite to another.

• Represent or support Aegis BMD C4I integration issues to established BMDS forums to include the BRWG, SEIC, ISG, and PCB as appropriate and coordinate across Aegis Combat System elements to address BDMS-level event BMDS Test Incident Reports (BTIRs) and other test observations.

• Additionally, represent or support Aegis BMD C4I integration issues and test planning with working groups such as the ISG, PCB, TCWG, SEIC, SE-IWG, ICWG, TRWG, TPWG, VWG, Joint Scenario Working Group (JSWG), Scenario Design Working Group (SDWG), Mission Readiness Working Group (MRWG), and BMDS Requirements Working Group (BRWG).

• The candidate need be familiar and comfortable using Hardware in the Loop development and troubleshooting techniques.

• Understanding and experience with the various watch stations in an Aegis Combat Information Center is required as well as an understanding of the make-up and operations of Aegis Weapons System Baseline 9.

• Coordinate the development and validation, verification and testing (VVT) of the C4I portion of the Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS).

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Experience working on DOD or missile defense programs, preferably Aegis.

• Minimum of BS/BA in STEM discipline, engineering preferred or 8+ years engineering experience in the field or technical equivalent.

• Qualification as a Combat Systems Maintenance Manager, System Test Officer Joint Interface Control Officer (JICO) should also be noted.

• Fundamental knowledge of ship integration activities (shipboard terms, operations, schedules, configuration management tools, and directives)

• General understanding of fleet readiness and sustainment activities desired

• Experience with productivity applications including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook.

• Applicants selected for employment will be subject to a federal background investigation and must meet additional eligibility requirements for access to classified information or materials.

• U.S. citizens ONLY due to government or federal requirement.

• Secret Clearance required.

Come join us in helping solve the nations most complex problems!”

Must be eligible to obtain and maintain, or currently possess Secret clearance.

Ready for action? We’re looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don’t hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Technical Services and Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.