Parsons Corporation Senior Systems Engineer in Huntsville, Alabama

Senior Systems Engineer


Huntsville, Alabama, United States

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Senior Systems Engineer/Analyst to support Missile Defense Agency Advanced Technology Program efforts providing direct engineering support to the Multi-Object Kill Vehicle and the Hypersonic Defense Weapon Systems related to interface design and documentation. This position requires outstanding written and verbal skills as well as MS office skills.


The Systems Engineer in this role will provide support to the Missile Defense Agency Multi-Object Kill Vehicle and the Hypersonic Defense Weapon Systems programs. Duties will include support of Government Lead Systems Engineer during comprehensive requirements analysis and management during all phases of development for both programs. In addition, will assist Government with oversight of contractor activities; including identification and conduct of required analyses; requirements identification and execution assessments; application of processes and standards for component, assembly and system testing; and integration plans and schedules.Will also work with stakeholders throughout development process to ensure application of all system specifications and that performance requirements understood, appropriately allocated, tracked and verified. Will review assigned Prime Contractor analyses plans and verification approach for feasibility and quality controls; collect/provide assistance to independent evaluations of contractor-performed analyses. Will be responsible for planning and supporting Systems Engineering Reviews and for ensuring coordination and adherence to Systems Engineering Plan and contractual documents. Functions also include support of Engineering Reviews at Prime and Subcontractors pertaining to System Engineering to ensure quality; communicate, track and resolve issues. Will review and provide comments on assigned Prime Contractor Objective Evidence in support of major Milestone Reviews, assist in resolution of program/contractor comments, and generate/coordinate briefing and decision packages intended for senior leadership.


  • 7+ years of experience with MDA engineering programs or related Space and Missile programs from a Prime development level or service support level effort

  • Demonstrated ability to deliver products on schedule

  • Capability to develop and present program briefings to senior management-level personnel

  • Candidate must have a Top Secret Clearance


BS/MS degree in Engineering or Computer Science (or related field) or equivalent training, and 5+ years of related work experience with at least 7 years’ experience as a system engineer.


Requires knowledge and ability to resolve complex hardware, software, and/or integration problems and devise unique solutions that meet/exceed client requirements.

Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to serve in a leadership role.

Demonstrated ability to communicate (both verbally and in writing) clearly with team members, managers, and clients working on complex engineering/software issues pertaining to assigned tasks.

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT.

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Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT

Parsons is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to an individual's race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by applicable laws.