Strategic Sensors Subject Matter Expert

Proteus Technologies Colorado Springs , CO 80928

Posted 2 months ago

Are you a problem solver with Systems? Do you like being part of a critical mission? Parsons is focused on providing our customers with unique capabilities and expertise that other company's lack. We operate as a high performance team focused on maintaining the top technical talent to perform the customer mission. The success of the customer's mission is our number one priority.

We are currently seeking a Principal Systems Engineer. The Warfighter Integration MDA/SNR Operations Subject Matter Expert will assist the SNR Director by directly supporting Air Force Space (AFSPC) BMD Service Cell (A5SM). The SME will assist AFSPC/A5SM in obtaining Operational Acceptance and system transfer of Missile Defense Agency (MDA) acquired Strategic missile defense radars. The SME will assist with Doctrine, Organization, Training, Leadership and Education, Personnel, Facilities and Policy (DOTmLPF-P) developmental activities with technical analysis and planning expertise.


  • Participate in meetings and provide feedback, prepare written reports, briefings, or memorandums.

  • Synchronize activities with AFSPC, MDA and Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC) staffs and lead the activities within the AFSPC/A5S "Perfect System Delivery" (PSD) management framework.

  • Support MDA SMDR source selection efforts (if requested by MDA)

  • Develop and maintain OA, Program Plans and Transition and Transfer Plans

  • Support MDA strategic basing and required AFSPC basing actions

  • Shape and monitor MDA progress toward SMDR Space Situational Awareness (SSA) for MDA-AFSPC agreed-to desired capabilities

  • Create system-level operating concepts

  • Develop manning estimates and training requirements

  • Calculate life cycle and O&S costs, submit funding support documents

  • Develop DoD-compliant architectures

  • Organize and lead operations-focused Table Top Exercises

  • Prepare and deliver briefings up to and including senior officers and senior-level executives


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Mathematics, or Science from an accredited institution (a combination of years of experience, education, training and certifications will be considered in lieu of a degree)

  • Technical and operational knowledge of the strategic missile defense sensors

  • Expertise with MDA/SN and/or AFSPC

  • Expertise with Ballistic Missile Defense System elements

  • Expertise with Missile Defense Agency

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office

  • Subject matter expertise with 14+ years' experience preferred

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

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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Strategic Sensors Subject Matter Expert

Proteus Technologies