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Parsons Corporation Software Developer in Chantilly, Virginia

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Top Secret SCI

Job Description:

Ready for a challenge that will keep you on the cutting edge of cyber security? Are you a Software Developer ready to step into the cleared space? Secure Missions Solutions works on top level cyber security for national defense programs and is hiring an early stage Software Developer with a focus on research, innovation and solving mission critical challenges.

Role(s) & Responsibilities:

The Software Developer is responsible for the development, configuration management and deployment of code including development of algorithms and/scripts that provides data quality improvement activities as part of the data migration and ingest pipeline. The Software Developer is proficient with coding languages including C++, Java, JavaScript, Ruby, and Python and has strong skills in using Shell scripting languages including Bash, Batch, and PowerShell. They adhere to development methodologies including Agile and perform configuration management using tools such as, but not limited to, CloudFormation, Chef, and Ansible. The Software Developer is extremely knowledgeable about CI/CD integration and will work closely with the DevOps team performing Agile development. They are responsible for improving overall program baseline automation, including full top to bottom infrastructure stand up and software installation and configuration and will have performed development and supported deployments in multiple cloud environments.

Additional Software Developer responsibilities:

  • Develops NiFi Processors in Java and developed NiFi and MiNiFi templates and flows

  • Develops plugins in python to allow for custom schemas, custom auditing, and importing and exporting of application data

  • Develops installation steps, scripts, and deployment code when necessary

Education and Certificates

  • 4-year degree in Computer Science (or related curriculum)


Entry level experience in programming utilizing specialized languages. Proficiency in utilizing multiple programming languages (e.g., SQL, PL/SQL, Scripting, JAVA, etc.) for application development, database design and database management. Familiar with working in Cloud environments.

Other skills:

  • An understanding of applicable database and project software applications and technology

  • An understanding of database applications and technology for mission operations.

  • Ability to work effectively with management.

  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills

  • Written and oral communication skills appropriate for the position, including the ability to speak with authority on technical issues in various professional settings

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.