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Parsons Corporation Mid-Level Software Engineering/Development SME in Alexandria, Virginia

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Top Secret SCI

Job Description:

This position description does not represent a current opening and is contingent upon an anticipated contract award. Candidates who express an interest may be considered for future positions at Parsons Corporation.

New ideas keep us fresh. We want to hear yours!

If you can't help but notice ways to streamline a process or improve your work experience in any number of ways, you're the skilled, innovative person we'd like to meet. We've found that the best way to move forward is to welcome suggestions from people who do the work themselves. We value the input of every member of our diverse staff, appreciative of their perspectives and skills. It's no wonder we bring diversity all the way to the top. If you value an inclusive culture that is supportive of new ideas, join us.

Parsons is seeking a Mid-Level Software Engineering/Development SME


  • Assess user and system requirements and recommend the best overall system architecture.

  • Assist in the design the overall system. The selected candidate shall formulate system specifications in accordance with applicable standards and work with the site software engineering team to ensure that user requirements and specifications are met in the design of software systems.

  • Design, code, install, and maintain systems. The selected candidate shall establish test requirements, plans, and execute testing to verify system design and performance; ensure system maintenance and maintain adequate software systems documentation.

  • Prepare software system architectures and models to specify in detail operations to be performed by computer software. The contractor shall provide support for presentation, briefing, chart, and other office documentation.

  • Continually assess the performance of software engineer teams, using an agile approach.

  • Ability to develop software using current programming languages (e.g. Java, C++, JavaScript, PHP or other languages).

  • Excellent knowledge of database technology (e.g. SQL, No SQL, etc.).

  • Experience developing web applications using at least one popular web framework.

  • Experience with test-driven development.

  • Proficiency in software engineering tools.

  • Experience in/familiarity with DevOps or DevSecOps CI/CD pipelines.

  • Experience in/familiarity with cloud native applications and microservices.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree (Master's Degree preferred) in a recognized engineering, scientific and or technical, discipline that is relevant.

  • Minimum of 15+ years of progressively responsible experience.

  • Knowledge in Software Engineering and Development.

  • Active TS/SCI.

  • Excellent knowledge of database technology (e.g. SQL, No SQL, etc.)

  • Experience developing web applications using at least one popular web framework.

  • Experience in/familiarity with DevOps or DevSecOps CI/CD pipelines.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Military or OSD experience.

Must be able to obtain, maintain and/or currently possess a security clearance.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by all applicable laws.