Software Engineer/Analyst M&S

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Software Engineer/Analyst  M&S

Huntsville, AL

You can create different approaches and settle on the best one.

You see various paths to a destination. These paths are not necessarily apparent to others, but, to you, you see them. You see them and weigh the pros and cons and then choose which one will yield the best outcome. It is not always a science, but you bring life to alternate ways of approaching a situation. Our organization also looks for varying ways to approach a decision. We want ideas that make good sense and that are viable. We support our employees who think this way because it benefits us all.

Parsons is seeking a Mid-Level Software Engineer/Analyst in Huntsville, AL capable of understanding complex missile, radar, and fire control components of the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) Ground based Mid-Course Defense (GMD) Element with the ability to model high fidelity performance and complex algorithms at a medium fidelity level.  Strong investigative and problem solving skills is critical with a background in missile defense desired.  An understanding of and experience with iterative software development processes and standards in a collaborative team environment is desired.


  • Develop GMD element simulations and component models to support GMD end-to-end system performance analysis
  • Collaborate with multiple modeling and simulation (M&S) teams within the MDA
  • Coordinate closely with the government stakeholders and industry partners to develop M&S products and conduct analysis to support GMD system engineering efforts

Experience, Education Requirements:

·     A background in the methodologies, tools and metrics used to develop analysis data products is required.

  •     2+ years related experience
  •     ABET Accredited Degree in Engineering, Science or related field
  •      Knowledgeable with: Java (Desired), MATLAB (Highly Desired)
  •      Experience in software development and test for Modeling and Simulation is highly desired
  •      Experience evaluating and analyzing multi-source data to evaluate system and component performance
  •      Demonstrate the ability to understand missile, radar, and ground system components and model complex algorithms at a medium fidelity level
  •      Demonstrate strong problem-solving skills preferable with GMD experience
  •      Demonstrate team coordination across organization and with Industry
  •      Strong communications and interpersonal skills
  •      Strong written and verbal skills required
  •      Secret clearance required
  •      Travel possible to support oversight, meetings, reviews, etc.

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 transformational 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 become one of our influencers?

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.

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