Link-16 Subject Matter Expert in Yanbu at Parsons

Date Posted: 11/18/2019

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Are you a problem solver with Systems? Do you like being part of a critical mission? Parsons is focused on providing our customers with unique capabilities and expertise that other company’s lack. We operate as a high performance team focused on maintaining the top technical talent to perform the customer mission. The success of the customer’s mission is our number one priority.   We are currently seeking a Principal Systems Engineer. 

Parsons Systems Engineers perform a variety of engineering tasks related to the development, operation, and maintenance of complex technology systems. Design work may include logic design, circuit design, I/O design, instrumentation design, firmware development, model formulation, manufacturing and development cost projections, computer architecture analysis and design, network structure design, and analog or binary systems engineering. The Systems Engineer analyzes integration of system processes and methodologies to ensure effectiveness of total system performance. The ideal candidate will support key system level activities in the deployment of state of the art systems by serving as a professional staff member onsite on the Governments team. You must be organized and effective in communicating plans, requirements, results and information to customers at a variety of management levels and technical backgrounds. If you are enamored by technology and eager to sink your teeth into something new, this position, and Parsons, is for you.  


Shall have a Bachelor of Science degree in Electronics/Electrical Engineering or Data Link Engineering. Required to have specialized training in TADIL-J / LINK-16 Interface equipment and TADIL-J / LINK-16 operation.


A minimum of ten (10) years’ experience as an Air Defense Command and Control Systems Engineer.

Should have experience in training Aircraft Control, Weapons Control, Surveillance and Radar Operation.

Should have experience with airborne platform surveillance, communications, coordination, and operation.

Should have experience in radio frequency management and coordination for the TADIL-J / LINK-16 operation.

Should have experience with TADIL-J / LINK-16 interface equipment including Data Processing, Display Consoles, Encryption devices, Antennas, TADIL-J / LINK-16 transmission equipment, UHF and HF radio systems.

Must be well familiar with Data Terminal Sets (DTS), Ground Entry Station Radio and interface equipment. Must have both hardware as well as software knowledge of the TADIL-J / LINK-16 Interface system.

Should be able to analyze TADIL-J / LINK-16 transmissions and provide solutions to the related problems.  Should have  working  knowledge of the test equipment  used for the analysis including, but not limited to, Spectrum analyzer and Protocol analyzers.

Should have knowledge of other TADIL Systems so as to assist in planning the acquisition, installation and integration of these equipment and systems.

Must have practical knowledge of encryption devices, keying devices, and protocols used for secure communications & TADIL-J / LINK-16 operation with Airborne Surveillance Platforms.

Should be experienced with secure voice and data communication procedures and protocols used for communications with airborne platforms.


Supports the RSAF Officer-in.-charge by providing on-the-job training of RSAF personnel in the TADIL-J / LINK-16 Link Systems and TADIL-J / LINK-16 operations.

Operations displays.

Surveillance, identification, tracking, plotting and flight following functions.

Simulator Operation.

Touch screen display operations.

Radio control panels.

Ground/Ground communication panels.

Secure telephone operation.


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