May 30, 2020

Mission Support Specialist

  • Professional Diversity Network
  • Annapolis Junction, MD, USA

Job Description


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 trendsDerive network knowledge of the collection environment to meet the customer's strategic and mission prioritized needsPartner with system engineers to design, integrate, and deploy additional system capabilities to further the system's mission performanceYou'll also get to:Develop strategies and recommendations for optimization of collectionTroubleshoot signal and data-flows related to SIGINT systemsDefine system requirements, develop technical solutions, perform functional analysis, conduct trade studies and perform test and evaluation activitiesAssume 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 processExecute concept design, fabrication, software integration and configuration, HW/SW testing, and installationRequired Qualifications:Bachelor's Degree, equivalent military education, or directly related experienceAt least 2 years of experience in SIGINT realmDesired Qualifications:Knowledge of National SIGINT Requirements Process, SIGINT collection systems, and corporate enterprise repositoriesExperience with SIGINT Systems Engineering support, as well as SIGINT Systems IntegrationExperience with customer's enterprise repositories to validate data flowExperience with any of the following: Signal Analysis, Modern Telecommunication System/Networks, Telephony Switching Systems, Communications Systems or Cellular/Personal Communication SystemsExcellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to present complex technology into layman termsSelf- motivated, creative, willing to work as a member of a team, organized and able to manage individual scheduleAbility to work in a dynamic environment and non-standard hours when neededExperience 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 SystemsACTIVE TS/SCI WITH POLY REQUIREDMust 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.PDN-PR108870-2



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