FTS/Range Safety Lead

    • SPARTA, Inc. dba Cobham Analytic Solutions
  • Huntsville, AL
  • Posted 45 days ago | Updated 6 hours ago


On Site
USD 104,200.00 - 182,400.00 per year
Full Time


Software development
Microsoft Powerpoint
Life insurance
Value engineering
Computer hardware
Business analysis
Mergers and acquisitions
Security clearance
Global Positioning System
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Outlook

Job Details

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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 looking for an amazingly talented FTS/Range Safety Lead to join our team! In this role the candidate will support the MDA Targets and Countermeasures Engineering Directorate providing assistance across the targets portfolio with flight termination system and range safety requirements development and verification, GFE and CFE hardware and software development, acceptance, qualification, integration, and checkout. Candidate may also be called upon to support component failure investigations and review boards.

What You'll Be Doing:
Performance and/or oversight of requirements development and allocation and verification for targets flight termination system products, including autonomous flight termination systems, and associated range safety requirements
Performance and/or oversight of GFE and CFE hardware and software development, acceptance, qualification, integration, and checkout.
Providing expert advice to product and component failure investigations and review boards.
Providing summary level and detailed level reports as necessary to document status, findings, and recommendations.
Represent the interests of the customer in Working Groups and Technical Interchange Meetings
Additional duties as assigned

What Required Skills You'll Bring:
Master of Science or Master of Arts degree and 12+ years working on missile defense-related or other complex, large DoD program / project OR a BA/BS from an accredited institution of higher learning in a related field with 20+ years of experience in lieu of the MA/MS degree requirement.
Active Secret clearance
Works independently and/or leads teams to analyze and resolve problems
Must be able to provide daily supervision and direction to support teams
Working knowledge of Missile Range Safety Requirements
Familiarity with missile flight safety analysis and analysis products
Proficiency in Range Tracking Systems (inertial measurement, GPS, C-band tracking)
Proficiency with RCC-319 Flight Termination Commonality Standard and RCC-324 Global Positioning and Inertial Measurements Range Safety Tracking Systems Commonality Standard

What Desired Skills You'll Bring:
Highly Desired - Familiarity with autonomous flight termination systems
Flight Test Range Safety experience
15 + years of experience in defense and aerospace
Knowledge of the Missile Defense System and the MDA Targets and Countermeasures Program
Background in batteries, RF systems, ordnance and ordnance devices, antennas.
Must be able to work in a dynamic environment and have the individual flexibility to work multiple actions simultaneously and resolve time sensitive issues
Strong communication skills to include oral, written and briefing
Must have excellent, established computer skills and be proficient in Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, Word, and Project
Must be a pro-active, self-starter

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

This 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:
$104,200.00 - $182,400.00

We 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!

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!