Systems Engineer in Annapolis Junction, MD at Parsons

Date Posted: 11/23/2019

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Job Description

Ready for a challenge that will keep you on the cutting edge of cybersecurity? Secure Missions Solutions works on top level cybersecurity for national defense programs and is hiring experienced Systems Engineers with a focus on research, innovation and solving mission critical challenges.  

Parsons’ extensive experience in the cleared space, combined with your advanced technical knowledge, will propel your career forward with opportunity for advancement with top performance. Training, development and opportunities to switch teams and projects as you and our fastpaced business grow and evolve. We need our Engineers to be versatile, display leadership qualities and be enthusiastic to tackle new challenges across the full stack as we continue to push security forward.   In this role you will analyze existing systems and define, design, develop, and implement moderatelycomplex technical products and systems. You will be a member of a team comprised of system engineers and application and hardware engineers/developers for the design of unique subsystems that will be ultimately integrated into the overall operating system.    

Responsibilities:

The Systems Engineer applies systems engineering principles throughout the systems life cycle phases: Concept, Development, Production, Utilization, Support, and Retirement. Interacts with the Government regarding Systems Engineering technical considerations and for associated problems, issues or conflicts.

Communicates with other program personnel, government overseers, and senior executives.

Responsibility for the technical integrity, quality, and completeness of work performed and deliverables associated with one or more of the 25 process areas defined by ISO/IEC15288.

Participates as a member of a team comprised of system engineers and application and hardware engineers/developers for the design of unique subsystems that will be ultimately integrated into the overall operating system. 
May serve as team facilitator in providing technical guidance to technical support personnel, technical writers, and others as required.  
Assesses architecture and current hardware limitations of complex and difficult systems.  
Gathers business and product functional and performance requirements. 
Defines and designs complex and difficult system specifications, input/output processes, and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility.  
Reviews literature, patents, and current practices relevant to the solution of assigned projects.  
May provide technical direction and oversee the creation and improvement of products by coordinating the efforts of other system engineers and application and hardware engineers/developers.  
Reviews the completion and implementation of system additions and/or enhancements, and makes recommendations to Program and Project Managers for implementing process improvement techniques.  
Authors technical whitepapers on approaches to the client's operational needs, and as a basis for future development and proof of concept.  
Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

Qualifications:

  • Fully cleared with Poly
  • 8+ years of related experience
  • 4+ years with BS Degree in Computer Science and/or Electrical/Communications Engineering from an accredited institutionTechnical Process Area - Stakeholder Requirements Definition, Requirements Analysis, Architectural Design, Implementation, Integration, Verification, Transition, Validation, Operation, Maintenance, and Disposal;
  • Project Process Area - Project Planning, Project Assessment and Control, Decision Management, Risk Management, Configuration Management, Information Management, and Measurement;
  • Enterprise (Organizational Project-Enabling) Process Area - Project Portfolio Management, Infrastructure Management, Lifecycle Model Management, Human Resource Management, and Quality Management;
  • Agreement Process Area - Acquisition and Supply.
  • Perform systems engineering activities and assist in the preparation of multiple work products in Project and/or Technical Process Areas associated with any of the ISO/IEC 15288 processes.
  • Assist in performing systems engineering activities in the ISO/IEC 15288 Agreement or Enterprise Process Areas.
  • Perform analysis of technical alternatives for a project and make preliminary recommendations
  • Develop and deliver a work product in any of the ISO/IEC 15288 Process Areas.

Must be eligible to obtain and maintain, or currently possess Top Secret SCI Poly 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.