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Senior Threat Signature Analyst -- Operational Signatures Analysis

Senior Threat Signature Analyst –
Operational Signatures Analysis
Huntsville, AL

You have a knack for choosing just the right tool from the toolbox an organization provides.

You approach your workday with the understanding that you have a job to do and a certain timeframe in which to get it done. You make yourself familiar with what resources a company has to help to get the job done quickly. If that describes you, our organization and your co-workers will count on you to do what needs to be done. Because you are efficient in what you do, always keeping in mind there is a balance between how much time you spend doing your job and delivering the results, you'll fit in well with our organization.

Parsons is seeking a senior level candidate with 10 years or greater Ballistic Missile Defense related threat engineering experience to support the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) in Huntsville, AL. The candidate must have extensive knowledge of threat characteristics to include but not limited to trajectory, debris, plume signatures, RF signatures, and IR signatures. Emphasis is on Optical Signatures for this position, with emphasis on related experience with Optical Signature codes and analysis.

Previous experience working with the Intelligence Community (IC) is desired. The candidate will develop and evaluate threat signature models, run threat models to generate signature files, and interpret and evaluate signature files provided by external organizations. The candidate will develop parametric threat spaces encompassing intelligence assessments for BMDS design, test, and performance assessment as well as analyze and map BMDS functions and sensitivities to the threat properties. They will develop threat requirements for BMDS development efforts and review submitted requirements for completeness and technical accuracy. The candidate will perform threat analysis tasks to include analysis of technical data from the Intelligence Centers, real world data collections to benchmark threat models, and Special Studies and Quick Reaction Tasks (QRT) to support MDA leadership.

The candidate will lead integration of threat data products to include quality control of products and resolution of any identified issues.

Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in a technical field as a minimum with an advanced degree preferred.
  • 5+ years experience in BMDS analysis
  • Proficiency with Optical Signature codes and analysis
  • Familiarity with MDA policies and procedures
  • Current Secret Clearance mandatory; Higher clearance level preferred
  • The candidate must have strong leadership, oral and written communication skills

Parsons has been a leader, innovator, and change agent for 75 years. Over this period, our industry has undergone continual change and we have been, and continue to be, proactive in taking advantage of the opportunities presented by change. The pace of adaptation of transformational technologies such as artificial intelligence, cloud computing, robotics, and big data analytics in our markets offers Parsons exciting opportunities to solve complex challenges for our customers in new and different ways.

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