Mar 07, 2020

Mission Support Specialist

  • Professional Diversity Network
  • Columbia, MD, USA
Full-Time Other

Job Description

PARSONS

Do you love learning about / playing with network protocols and SIGINT? Do you like discovering and solving hard problems to help protect our nation? We have an opening on a large, multi-year contract for the development, integration, deployment and sustainment of large, collection systems.The work that's being done on this contract is extremely important to the government and offers its team members the opportunity to work autonomously and explore new technologies.You'll get to join a tremendous technical team solving hard problems with true mission relevance on emerging technologies and learn from other SMEs while immediately applying your knowledge to make a difference.

You will be responsible for developing strategies and recommendations for optimization of collection. You will provide mission support to systems and networks by using the customer's enterprise repositories to:

  • Provide value assessments based on collection and reporting trends
  • Derive network knowledge of the collection environment to meet the customer's strategic and mission prioritized needs
  • Partner with system engineers to design, integrate, and deploy additional system capabilities to further the system's mission performance


You'll also get to:

  • Develop strategies and recommendations for optimization of collection
  • Troubleshoot signal and data-flows related to SIGINT systems
  • Define system requirements, develop technical solutions, perform functional analysis, conduct trade studies and perform test and evaluation activities
  • Assume responsibility for SIGINT system and subsystem level tasking, configuration, normalization, survey, equipment configuration, basic signal analysis, interpretation of system health indications and parameters and routing process
  • Execute concept design, fabrication, software integration and configuration, HW/SW testing, and installation


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree, equivalent military education, or directly related experience
  • At least 2 years of experience in SIGINT realm

Desired Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of National SIGINT Requirements Process, SIGINT collection systems, and corporate enterprise repositories
  • Experience with SIGINT Systems Engineering support, as well as SIGINT Systems Integration
  • Experience with customer's enterprise repositories to validate data flow
  • Experience with any of the following: Signal Analysis, Modern Telecommunication System/Networks, Telephony Switching Systems, Communications Systems or Cellular/Personal Communication Systems
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to present complex technology into layman terms
  • Self- motivated, creative, willing to work as a member of a team, organized and able to manage individual schedule
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment and non-standard hours when needed
  • Experience with specialization in at least 2 of the following areas: Signal Analysis, Modern Telecommunications Systems/Networks, Telephony Switching Systems, Internet Communication protocols, Cellular/Personal Communication Systems

ACTIVE TS/SCI WITH POLY REQUIRED

Must be eligible to obtain and maintain, or currently possess Top Secret SCI Poly clearance.

Ready for action? We're looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don't hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Technical Services and Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.

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