Vice President, Systems Engineering & Integration

Parsons Co.

Huntsville, AL

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Vice President, Systems Engineering & Integration

Competition makes you stronger.

You love a challenge. You thrive on seeing possibilities and opportunities that others miss and coming up with productive, creative solutions. Your deep well of competitive spirit gets you over and around obstacles and your drive is motivational to others. Your actionable energy drives team unity, spirit and collaborative innovation. That’s what makes you the kind of leader we want. We value the way that healthy competition advances our business and all the people in it, and your talent at motivating your team will be well rewarded. If your energy needs an outlet (and a lot of recognition), we’ve got a challenge for you to enter… and win.

Vice President, Systems Engineering & Integration

The Engineering & Technical Services (ETS) Sector delivers Systems Engineering and Integration (SE&I) and Engineering Services to the DoD and Intelligence Community. The SE&I portfolio within ETS primarily support the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) delivering systems engineering, integration, test, and a myriad of other support. This role will have the charter to grow beyond MDA and extend the engineering support provided to the MDA to the broader DoD.


  • Manage day-to-day operations for a $200M+ engineering services business, delivery, execution, and staffing with total accountability for all financial objectives.

  • Build and foster a culture of growth and stretching the organization to expand beyond existing program and customer base.

  • Own all aspects of strategy and growth for the business area partnering with Business Development to win new programs.

  • lead and drive process improvements, margin expansion, and other initiatives to improve overall operation of the business.

  • Partner across LeParsons to bring capabilities from other parts of the business to the SE&I market to drive competitive advantage.

  • Drives and completes month, quarterly, and annual operating rhythms and deliverables regarding the strategy, growth, and operation of the business.

  • Assesses present and future needs, trends, problems, and identifies profit opportunities for all units within profit center. Participates in development of policies and procedures related to the operations of the profit center. In line with corporate business objectives, establishes short and long-term operating and financial objectives for profit center.

  • Ensures that approved policies and established objectives are clearly understood and effectively applied in all operating units within the profit center.

  • Reviews and approves operating plans, programs, capital, and expense budgets submitted by operating units within profit center.

  • Measures the results of each operating unit’s activities against established schedules and financial objectives.

  • Ensures that the organizational structure of each operating unit is efficiently planned and adequately and competently staffed. Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.


  • B.S. degree in science or engineering or in a related field.

  • Minimum of 15 years of experience with an emphasis on defense business development / growth and profit and loss leadership experience.

  • Department of defense domain knowledge.

  • Proven track record of business growth to include re-compete wins and capture of major strategic pursuits > $100M.

  • Demonstrated ability to drive margin expansion.

  • Strong familiarity with systems engineering methods and techniques as well as implementing Digital Engineering methods.

  • Possess a minimum of an active secret clearance and clearable to a TS/SCI clearance.

  • Strong financial acumen; MBA and/or financial training desirable but not required.

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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.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!

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! ID:uDnQdo