Sr. Systems Engineer

Parsons   •  

Centreville, VA

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


11 - 15 years

Posted 165 days ago

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The Systems Engineer will be supporting the Technical Director of a large multi-disciplinary team of engineering professionals that are helping solve the most critical cyber challenges for the United States Government. 

The candidate will implement and improve upon established procedures while performing a variety of tasks related to leading the technical execution of a high-visibility program.  The candidate will be relied upon for their detail-oriented approach towards accurately understanding the complex system.  The ideal candidate thrives on being challenged.  Overall, the candidate will become a key part of elevating the efficiency and performance of the entire growing team.


The Systems Engineer must have extensive experience in the following areas:


  • Analyze customer requirements that are often generic and abstract
  • Drive requirements down into testable thresholds and objectives
  • Support the presentation / defense of the derived requirements to the customer


  • Functional and physical decomposition of complex hardware/software systems
  • Develop end-to-end solutions of enterprise level private cloud systems and advanced computer platforms
  • Creation of various types of diagrams using tools like Microsoft Visio
  • Support the presentation / defense of the designs to the customer


  • Provide consultation to teams performing research on the next-gen system
  • Review incremental progress and technical reports for completeness
  • Support the presentation / defense of the research to the customer


  • Provide consultation to teams performing technical writing
  • Review user guides and test documents for accuracy and completeness
  • Support the editing / delivery of artifacts to the customer


  • Organize and lead technical teams
  • Lead agile development scrums
  • Mentor junior engineers


BS/MSdegree in Engineering or Computer Science (or related field), and 12+ years of related work experience with at least 5 years’ experience as a system engineer. 

Applicants selected for employment will be subject to a federal background investigation and must meet additional eligibility requirements for access to classified information or materials. A security clearance is required for the position.