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Principal RF Modeling & Simulation Engineer

Company: Parsons Oman
Location: Huntsville
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

In a world of possibilities, pursue one with endless opportunities. Imagine Next!When it comes to what you want in your career, if you can imagine it, you can do it at Parsons. Imagine a career working with intelligent, diverse people sharing a common quest. Imagine a workplace where you can be yourself. Where you can thrive. Where you can find your next, right now. We've got what you're looking for.Job Description:Parsons is seeking a talented Principal-Level RF Modeling and Simulation Engineer to join a diverse team supporting the Integrated Threat Analysis and Simulation Environment (ITASE) program.ITASE provides a critical role in our nation's defense by bringing together intelligence-backed, medium-to-high fidelity threat system models developed across the Defense Intelligence Enterprise into an integrated wargame simulation environment. Parsons has supported this program for over ten years, with an established team and excellent customer relationships. Because the need for accurate and integrated modeling, simulation and analysis continues to grow, we are expanding our team to adapt to new challenges.Why this job is exciting:

  • Work that matters - providing modeling solutions that allow the intelligence community to answer warfighter questions accurately add quickly; assist in costly evaluations of the acquisition community, and provide analysis to military and government decision-makers
  • New challenges every day - working in an environment that integrates threat models will give you wide exposure to emerging defense technologies from ground to surface to space to cyber
  • Competitive Pay/Benefits and a company that knows its employees are the priority
  • Ability to sponsor and upgrade security clearancesIn this role, you will provide subject matter expertise in RF and communications and lead a team of engineers and computer scientists developing software models of threat weapon systems that capture the capabilities and limitations of the actual systems modeled. You will work closely with Systems Engineers, Senior M&S Engineers, and the ITASE Chief Engineer to define requirements, design and develop RF system models and algorithms, identify gaps in existing RF techniques and recommend, design, and develop enhancements to advance RF and communications modeling in ITASE. You will support regular reviews with the government customer through system requirements review (SRR), proposed design review (PDR), critical design review (CDR), and regular in-process reviews (IPRs). Our team develops and integrates a variety of weapon system models, including electronic warfare systems, communication systems, radar systems, command and control systems, surface-to-air missile systems, gun-based defense systems as well as mobile ground and air platforms.Engineering tasks may include 1) RF hardware characterization; 2) software reverse engineering of RF signal processing; 3) system-level characterization of RF systems; 4) subsystem and system-level modeling and simulation derived from all-source intelligence data; 5) integration of system models into engagement-level and mission-level systems-of-systems (SoS) simulations; 6) development and/or integration of high-fidelity propagation effects such as terrain masking, refraction, and over-the-horizon propagation; 7) automated unit, system and SoS test planning, development and execution; support of small and large-scale simulation studies, and 8) support of small and large-scale simulation studies.Other Responsibilities include:
    • Defining requirements and designing solutions for modeling and simulation software.
    • Tracking filter design and development
    • Participating in technical discussions to assist in near-term and long-term planning
    • Developing software and automated tests using C/C++ and Python on Windows and Linux Platforms
    • Leading an Agile software development team
    • Troubleshooting and reporting software anomalies in a complex environment
    • Working alongside a team, including mentoring junior software developers on C++, development practices, software design.Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field from an accredited institution. and 15+ years of professional experience or Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field from an accredited institution. and 12+ years of professional experience
      • Strong C++ programming skills
      • RF, Communications, Radar expertise
      • Candidate must have good written and oral communication skills, as well as a desire to work with a highly technical team including classified customers.
      • Candidate must be a US Citizen and meet the eligibility to obtain (and maintain) a Top Secret / SCI ClearanceDesired:
        • Modeling and Simulation experience
        • Mentoring experience
        • Experience with AFSIM and/or ITASE modeling environments
        • Experience designing, developing, or operating code for a distributed processing environment.
        • Experience with working with environmental datasets such as terrain, road networks, atmospheric data, RF propagation data, etc.Minimum Clearance Required to Start:SecretThis position is part of our Federal Solutions team.Our Federal Solutions segment delivers resources to our US government customers that ensure the success of missions around the globe. Our diverse, intelligent employees drive the state of the art as they provide services and solutions in the areas of defense, security, intelligence, infrastructure, and environmental. We promote a culture of excellence and close-knit teams that take pride in delivering, protecting, and sustaining our nation's most critical assets, from Earth to cyberspace. Throughout the company, our people are anticipating what's next to deliver the solutions our customers need now.Salary Range:$92,200.00 - $161,400.00We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as medical, dental, vision, paid time off, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), 401(k), life insurance, flexible work schedules, and holidays to fit your busy lifestyle!The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by customer requirements and some cases federal, state, provincial or local mandates.Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company's core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.We truly invest and care about our employee's wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest-APPLY TODAY!

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