Parsons Corporation Systems Engineer 3 in Huntsville, Alabama

Systems Engineer 3


Huntsville, Alabama, United States

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Systems Engineer 3

Huntsville, AL

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Sector is seeking a Systems Engineer 3 to join our team in Huntsville, AL. The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman’s IBCS Systems Engineering and Integration team. The team supports Requirements development and verification of the IBCS system.

The Engineer Systems 3 4 will provide support for architecture development through model-based systems engineering principles, requirements development, requirements management, as well as interface development and management. Candidate should possess the ability to organize and define system level requirements, decompose and allocate requirements to subsystems (performing or coordinating analyses as required), manage the requirements baseline in a relational database (such as DOORS), write clear requirement specifications, and perform detailed bi-directional traceability. The individual shall also identify all external and internal interfaces, define all parameters that characterize those interfaces (performing or coordinating analyses as required), develop interface control documents deliverables, and participate in system architecture design development to resolve interface issues and ensure interface compliance.

Basic Qualifications:

To be considered for this position, the candidate must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below.

DOD security clearance

Systems Engineer 3: requires 5 years with Bachelor of Science; 3 Years with Masters; 0 Years with PhD. Degree in engineering, computer science, mathematics, or physics.

Systems Engineer 4: requires 9 years with Bachelor of Science; 7 Years with Masters; 4 Years with PhD. Degree in engineering, computer science, mathematics, or physics.

Experience in architecture requirements development for network-centric, software intensive DoD systems.

Understanding of DoDAF, SYSML, UML and Object Oriented Design implementations.

Generating system/element level functional, performance, and interface specifications to document and control the achievement of the desired capabilities.

Management of system and component baselines in a requirements management system

Strong communication and interpersonal skills

Preferred Qualifications: Missile Defense experience

3+ years using model-based approaches and tools with experience in SYSML and DoDAF. 

Experience with DOORS

Experience with architecture modeling tools (e.g., Rational System Architect,

Rational Software Architect, MagicDraw, Cameo Enterprise Architecture)

Demonstrated ability to develop DoDAF-compliant UML-based Use Cases, Use Case Narratives, and sequence diagrams that represent system and software behaviors necessary to achieve system capabilities.

Experience in development of U.S. Army Air and Missile Defense systems (e.g., IBCS, PATRIOT, MEADS)

Detailed understanding of Track Management processes and behaviors

Detailed understanding of Tactical Data Links (e.g., Link-16)

Detailed understanding of Command and Control (C2) functioning

Detailed understanding of defense planning and task force laydowns

Parsons is a technology-driven engineering services firm with more than 70 years of experience in the engineering, construction, technical, and professional services industries. The corporation is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on infrastructure, defense, and construction. Parsons delivers design/design-build, program/construction management, systems design/engineering, cyber/converged security, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

All across the world, at every time of day, Parsons is keeping people moving toward a brighter, safer world. For more about Parsons, please visit.

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

Parsons is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to an individual's race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by applicable laws.