CUAS Test Engineer

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United States of America
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R154867
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When it comes to what you want in your career, if you can imagine it, you can do it at Parsons.  Imagine a career working with intelligent, diverse people sharing a common quest. Imagine a workplace where you can be yourself. Where you can thrive. Where you can find your next, right now. We’ve got what you’re looking for.

Job Description:

Parsons is looking for an amazingly talented C-UAS Test Engineer to join our team! In this role you get to design, conduct, analyze and report on Counter-Unmanned Aircraft Systems performance test and evaluation.

  • Must have a minimum of a SECRET clearance, or the ability to obtain one.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Design test plans to evaluate various C-UAS technologies to include radio frequency devices, electro-optical/infrared cameras, user interfaces, networks, and software integrations.
  • Develop concepts to test and verify systems specifications and provide a strong written narrative to support technical analysis.
  • Draft test documentation for testing and evaluation
  • Conducts general test support to include test set-up and tear-down.
  • Safely fly/operate small drones.
  • Execute tests on a wide range of technologies at multiple locations across the U.S.
  • Support the development of key metrics to support the programs solution development team.
  • Responsible for target placement, target configuration, and target operator instructions and guidance
  • Brief executive leaders on findings and recommendations
  • Write and provide test reports to multiple levels of leadership throughout the government.

What Required Skills You'll Bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Cyber Security, Mathematics/Statistics, or Engineering with 2-4 years of experience is required OR more than 4 years of experience conducting data analytics on a daily basis    
  • Experience with Python, JavaScript, and Linux
  • Experience with test design and reporting
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of test methods and methodologies
  • Ability to work collaboratively to solve problems within a cross-functional team.
  • Knowledge of systems engineering processes
  • Experience effectively and professionally communicating technical and program related information to multiple stakeholders and adherence to established communications plans.
  • Candidate must be able to manage multiple tasks with competing priorities in dynamic, politically sensitive environments ensuring customer expectations are managed.

What Desired Skills You'll Bring:

  • Basic mechanical understanding; experience working with tools.
  • Experience with Radio Frequency (RF) transmission, detection, and deterrence equipment and techniques desired.
  • Experience with UAS operation & capabilities; and command, control, and guidance systems desired.
  • Experience testing Counter-Unmanned Aircraft Systems.
  • The position requires daily interface with customers at numerous levels.  Candidate must possess and use a high degree of tact and interpersonal communication skills in daily interactions with team members, clients, vendors, and end-users.
  • Experience flying both rotary and fixed wing Group 1-2 UAS

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Secret

This position is part of our Federal Solutions team.

Our Federal Solutions segment delivers resources to our US government customers that ensure the success of missions around the globe. Our diverse, intelligent employees drive the state of the art as they provide services and solutions in the areas of defense, security, intelligence, infrastructure, and environmental. We promote a culture of excellence and close-knit teams that take pride in delivering, protecting, and sustaining our nation's most critical assets, from Earth to cyberspace. Throughout the company, our people are anticipating what’s next to deliver the solutions our customers need now.

Salary Range: 

$70,500.00 - $123,400.00

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company’s core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

We truly invest and care about our employee’s wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest—APPLY TODAY!

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OUR MISSION

We’re committed to delivering innovative infrastructure, defense and security solutions to enable a sustainable, safer, smarter and more connected world.

ABOUT US

Founded in 1944, Parsons Corporation, a digitally enabled solutions provider, is focused on creating the future of the defense, intelligence, and critical infrastructure markets. From Earth to outer space, we deliver tomorrow’s solutions today. Equipped with the capabilities required to take on any defense, intelligence, or critical infrastructure challenge, our agile, innovative, and disruptive approach enables us to deliver solutions at the speed of relevance.

Our people are our greatest asset. We strive to be an employer of choice that engages employees in the community and creates rewarding career paths to cultivate a resilient workforce that is ready for the future.

PARSONS IN CANADA

Parsons has contributed to major infrastructure projects in Canada since the 1940’s, helping to design and build many well-known landscapes across the country, including the Regina Bypass, Turcot Exchange, Kicking Horse Canyon, Olivier-Charbonneau Bridge, and the Edmonton Light Rail Transit. Our markets are diverse, including Bridge, Tunnel, Road and Highway, Aviation, Rail and Transit, Smart Vehicle Solutions, Smart Mobility, Integrated Delivery, Environmental Remediation, Mining and Reclamation, and Water/Wastewater, as well as serving numerous industrial clients. The Parsons’ signature stands out and our achievements have been recognized via numerous awards for innovation and quality, particularly in long-span bridges, complex brigles, and major road networks expansions. Our teams work across Canada in many provinces, including Alberta, Ontario, Manitoba, British Columbia, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Northern Territories and the Yukon.

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

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Financial Wellness

We care about your financial wellbeing. Parsons offers competitive pay and retirement plans to help you build wealth for the future while giving you the flexibility to diversify your investments.

Work Life Harmony

Balance in life is important and time away from the office is imperative to allow you to refresh and focus your attention on the things that matter to you. Parsons supports your time away by providing paid time off and paid flexible holidays.

Career Development

We are committed to fostering the personal and professional growth of our employees. Develop and advance yourself though our comprehensive training, educational and mentorship programs.

Veteran Support

We provide Industry leading benefits to support veterans and active-duty members to provide security for you and your family by offering robust leave and benefits; including paid active-duty military leave and paid time off when transitioning back to civilian life.

Mind & Body

At Parsons we inspire healthier habits, heathier minds, and a healthier you through our wellness program. Participate in our weekly Meditation Mondays and Wellness Wednesdays. Wellness, at Parsons, is more than just your annual checkup.

Health

Health is not a one size fits all. At Parsons, we offer a robust Employee Assistance Program as well as comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans through large, national carriers with the choice of regional PPO, HDHP, or HMO networks.

Want to learn more about the benefits eligible for the Parsons’ location you are interested in? Connect with one of our recruiters for further detail.

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