Junior Systems Engineer Intern

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We have been built on a premise of supportive team effort. Not everyone knows everything. We help one another to reach success. We find that when we help and support our teammates the whole team does much better. If you have that in your DNA you'll find a like-minded group with us.


Ready for a challenge that will keep you on the cutting edge of cyber-security?


Parsons works on top level cyber -security for national defense programs and is seeking Systems Engineers with an eye for detail, a drive to succeed, and an interest in learning, to help solve mission critical challenges.


The selected candidate will be assisting the Systems Engineering Leadership Team in activities such as: requirements analysis, process improvement, and implementation coordination. The Systems Engineer will support a multi-disciplinary team of engineering professionals who are helping solve some of the United States Government’s most critical cyber challenges. The Systems Engineer will implement and improve upon established procedures while performing a variety of tasks related to supporting the technical execution of a high-visibility program.

Required Qualifications:

  • Must be pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Systems Engineering, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or other related scientific or technical discipline.
  • 3.0 GPA or above (out of 4.0 scale)
  • 0-4 years of related experience
  • Applicants selected for employment must be a US Citizen and will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet additional eligibility requirements for access to classified information and materials.


Desired Qualifications:

  • Effective written and oral communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of Systems Engineering related documentation, processes, and plans
  • Strong analysis and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to articulate process flows in relevant modeling diagrams/languages
  • Ability to research, summarize, and present research findings in a clear and concise manner
  • Basic understanding of Agile concepts and tools (Scrum, Kanban, etc.)
  • Ability to analyze, refine, and derive requirements to help scope what work needs to be done
  • Basic knowledge of configuration management, and Risk Management
  • Basic understanding of object-oriented development (Java, Python, etc.)
  • Basic knowledge of “DevOps” and the technologies that play into it 

Parsons has been a leader, innovator, and change agent for 75 years. Over this period, our industry has undergone continual change and we have been, and continue to be, proactive in taking advantage of the opportunities presented by change. The pace of adaptation of transformation technologies such as artificial intelligence, cloud computing, robotics, and big data analytics in our markets offers Parsons exciting opportunities to solve complex challenges for our customers in new and different ways.


Ready to join our team as an intern this summer?

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

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

For more about Parsons, visit parsons.com and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube.

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