Senior Systems Analyst

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United States of America
US - AL, Huntsville
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Information Technology
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Job Description:

Parsons is looking for an amazingly talented Senior Systems Analyst to join our team! In this role you will consistently communicate in high level detail with Government leadership on program planning and for the overall THAAD program schedule to include major milestones, activities, events, deliveries, and integration points.

      What You'll Be Doing:

      • Support the THAAD Program Management & Integration Directorate with tasks related to design, production, fielding, & sustainment of THAAD batteries

      • Routinely interface with other MDA Systems Engineering activities and/or Product Offices, Prime Contractor systems engineering staff, and Other Government Agencies (OGAs) as required

      • Obtain & review information from the prime contractor as requested by the Government customer

      • Facilitate Government IPTs and functional areas as requested

      • Participate & provide input to teleconferences as directed by the Government customer (e.g. weekly staff meetings, and other regularly scheduled meetings with other MDA Product Offices, prime contractor, and its subs)

      What Required Skills You'll Bring:

      •  Active Secret Clearance and ability to maintain one

      • MS/MA with 12+ years’ experience or BS/BA with 20+ years’ experience

      • Prior MDA experience

      • Understanding and application of sound engineering and analysis principles related to component design, interoperability, technology protection, and risk mitigation

      • Proficient with program and schedule management tools (e.g. MS Project)

      •  Ability to develop and present reports and presentations to senior management-level personnel

      • Must be able to work within a collaborative environment composed of Military, Government Civilian, Prime Contractor, Sub-Contractor and Supporting Contractor personnel

      • Strong communications skills and detail oriented

      • Proficient with Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, and Outlook (e-mail and calendar)

      What Desired Skills You'll Bring:

      • Experience with Agile processes within DoD Agencies and/or Services

      • Prior work experience in a Service or DoD Agency-level Program Office

      • THAAD Weapon System experience and knowledge

      • Foreign Military Sales (FMS) Program Office experience

                Minimum Clearance Required to Start:


                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: 

                $104,200.00 - $182,400.00

                We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as medical, dental, vision, paid time off, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), 401(k), life insurance, flexible work schedules, and holidays to fit your busy lifestyle!

                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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                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.

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                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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                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.

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                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.

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                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.

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                Parsons has a long-standing reputation as an industry leader in domestic and international engineering and construction projects. The company also has a solid history supporting federal government work.”

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