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Senior Systems Engineer

Ready for a challenge that will keep you on the cutting edge of cyber-security?

Parsons works on top level cyber-security for national defense programs and is hiring Junior Systems Engineers with an eye for detail, drive to succeed, and interest in learning to help solve mission critical challenges.

Position Overview:

The Systems Engineer will be joining the Systems Engineering Leadership Team (SELT) in activities such as, but not limited to: requirements analysis, process improvement, and implementation coordination. The SELT is currently supporting a large multi-disciplinary team of engineering professionals that are helping solve some of the United States Government’s most critical cyber challenges. The Senior Systems Engineering will implement and improve upon established procedures while performing a variety of tasks related to supporting the technical execution of a high-visibility program.

Education & Eligibility:

  • Engineering Interns must be enrolled in an accredited degree program in Computer Engineering, Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or other related scientific or technical discipline.
  • 8+ Years of related work experience
  • All candidates must be US Citizens to be considered for this position
  • All candidates must be eligible to receive a Security Clearance in a timely manner after undergoing a background investigation

Required Qualifications:

  • Effective written and oral communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong analysis and problem-solving skills
  • Experience deriving, analyzing, and tracing requirements
  • Strong understanding of the following:
    • Various SE processes and Documentation
    • JCIDS process
    • Agile concepts and tools (Scrum, Kanban, etc.)
    • Configuration Management and Risk Management
  • Ability to articulate process flows in relevant modeling diagrams/languages
  • Ability to research, summarize, and present research findings in a clear and concise manner

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong working experience with cloud-based technologies
  • Strong working experience with Windows and Linux operating systems
  • Strong understanding of object-oriented development (Java, Python, etc.)
  • Knowledge of “DevOps” and the technologies that play into it

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

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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Centreville, Virginia
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