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Parsons Corporation Senior Hypersonics Engineer/Analyst in Alexandria, Virginia

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Top Secret SCI

Job Description:

This position description does not represent a current opening and is contingent upon an anticipated contract award. Candidates who express an interest may be considered for future positions at Parsons Corporation.

You bring energy, drive and ambition to all that you do

When you have a job to do, your positive energy and dedication see you through. You have an internal "buzz" that is constantly propelling you forward to get ahead. Our organization thrives on energy, drive and ambition like yours. So take it to the limit! We are the right place for you to grow. We never forget that your success is our success.

Parsons is seeking a Senior Hypersonics Engineer/Analyst .

The focus of this team is to analyze high energy lasers for cruise missile defense, perform hypersonics campaign analyses, evaluate electronics spectrum maneuverability, and identify future PNT technologies.

The Senior Hypersonics Engineer/Analyst will have:

  • Recent direct experience with hypersonics systems engineering and associated technology development programs

  • Experience developing system solutions to complex and challenging DoD problems.

  • Experience planning and executing complex mission and systems analysis efforts.

  • Experience conducting systems engineering tasks including Technology Analysis and Assessment, System Definition, Systems Analysis, Systems Architecture development and architecture products, and Logistics support of Department of Defense(DoD) systems.

  • Expert in assessing threat kill chains operations and identifying exploitable vulnerabilities,analyzing mission threads and blue force system kill chains to identify capability gaps and solutions,developing system models, constructing and executing simulation and analysis plans, conducting tradestudies and sensitivity analysis, interpreting and synthesizing results and translating them into concise andcomprehensive artifacts for documenting and communicating to multiple audiences.

  • Support all aspects of a technical program management expertise in an Engineering or scientific related field to support the engineering development of prototypes across key technical areas.

  • Provide the technical support in engineering prototype development projects that will impose engineering technical rigor and best practices against projects.

  • Support development of systematic roadmaps with technical reviews, milestones, concepts, requirements and operational objectives for end-to-end prototyping development.

  • Will have experience in one of the technical areas identified below:

  • System Engineering

  • Aerospace Engineering

  • Electrical Engineering

  • Physical Science

  • Support System Requirements Review, System Functional Review, Test Readiness Review, and Program Reviews with interagency to assist in the cross-pollination across the stakeholders.Provide analysis and program management oversight to project execution (deliverables and funding obligation/expenditures) via project tracking tools, periodic (monthly) reports and financial products.


  • BS degree (MS preferred) and typically 10+ years of related professional experience.

  • Recent direct experience with hypersonics systems engineering and associated technology development programs

  • Clearance: DoD TS with SCI eligibility within the last 12 months

Must be able to obtain, maintain and/or currently possess a security clearance.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard 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 all applicable laws.