OPIR Chief Architect with Security Clearance

Boulder, Colorado
Apr 13, 2024
May 01, 2024
Engineering, Civil
Position Type
Manager / Leader
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
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 looking for an amazingly talented OPIR Chief Architect to join our team! The OPIR Chief Architect is responsible for, along with the OPIR Tech Director PM, defining the nature of OPIR programs while dealing with the technical approach and technical definition of the Parsons OPIR programs, as well as be proactive in alerting the Government to potential technical and resource limitations issues. The OPIR Chief Architect maintains constant communication with the Government and Parsons leadership on program technical status and delivers within the program schedule and budget. The OPIR Chief Architect owns the overall program architecture and supports the OPIR Tech Director PM in managing major milestones, activities, events, deliveries, integration points, and relevant mission partner and external schedule data. The OPIR Chief Architect is responsible for growth, new program capture support, solutioning, strategy development, staffing plans, staff qualifications/training, and measurement of progress. As part of the Parsons' Defense & Space Engineering Solutions (DSES) Technology Office, you will be driving growth and solutioning high profile OPIR, MW/MD, NC3, OPGA, MBDS, and NDSA pursuits. What you'll do: Develop and maintain company strategy with other leaders for the OPIR, MW, and related areas.
Produce accurate, and easily understood technical summaries / briefs on relevant topics for leadership, business development, and others
Support bids and proposals with solutioning , architecture, technical solutions and strategy
Monitor and support program execution, including Support and lead cost, schedule and technical risk assessments
Support and lead trade studies, artifact review, technical meetings
Support and lead program milestone reviews and meetings
Identify, report and resolve any potential technical or integration issues.
Work with directly with government military and civil personnel and other contractors What Required Skills You'll Bring: A Top Secret (TS)/Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) clearance.
Bachelor's Degree Engineering or related technical/business field or additional relevant experience may be accepted in place of a degree
A minimum of 15 years of experience working on DoD projects supporting operations, information, and/or engineering.
A minimum of 10 years of recent experience in OPIR development programs familiar with the development lifecycle of OPIR programs, as well as the various producers and consumers of OPIR data.
Demonstrated relationship with the MW/MD customer and name recognition within the OPIR community.
In-depth knowledge of DoD and Intel OPIR enterprise; Missile Warning/Missile Defense; Nuclear Command, Control and Communications (NC3); Overhead Persistent GEOINT Architecture (OPGA); Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS); and National Defense Space Architecture (NDSA)
Understanding of Space Systems Command (SSC) and Space Operations Command (SpOC) organizations and methods
Understanding of Space Command and Control (C2), Space Domain Awareness / Space Control, and the National Security Space Strategy
Ability to effectively present technical material to Parsons leadership, senior DoD and other US government officials
Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills What Desired Skills You'll Bring: Advanced engineering degree is preferred, with relevance to space-based EO/IR or other remote sensing
FORGE experience (government or contractor)
Familiarity with major space system acquisition, development, and operations Minimum Clearance Required to Start: Top Secret, with the ability to obtain an SCI clearance Minimum Clearance Required to Start: Top Secret SCI 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: $165,000.00 - $310,000.00 This position is eligible for incentive compensation. 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! This position will be posted for a minimum of 3 days and will continue to be posted for an average of 30 days until a qualified applicant is selected or the position has been cancelled. 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!