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Parsons Corporation Principal Software Engineer/Developer in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Job Description:

Parsons has emerged as a leader in the development of cutting-edge solutions for the Department of Defense and Intelligence Community. Our tremendous success can be attributed to our people and our priorities. We hire the best, we make them a priority and we never lose focus on the mission. It’s why we’re here. We have built this cultural legacy by working closely with mission analysts and operators to understand their needs and delivering meaningful value through innovative, cost-effective and intuitive software solutions.

Our Space Operations Directorate is passionate about making America the undisputed leader in Space because we understand that ensuring our Nation’s security for future generations depends upon it. Parsons creates game-changing space solutions by teaming highly respected subject matter experts with brilliant technologists.

Parsons is currently working on the design, creation, and evolvement of innovative modeling and simulation solutions serving the Aerospace and Defense communities. Are you an experienced Software Engineer looking for an opportunity to grow your skillset? Do you crave a dynamic environment working on leading-edge software solutions? Do you want to be part of a team that is helping the government solve major national security challenges in the space domain? We need your help. Our team is looking for a talented and creative Principal Software Engineer to assist in the expansion of these capabilities. You will be a part of a technology baseline that has the potential to revolutionize future Aerospace and Defense acquisition.

Parsons offers very competitive compensation, commensurate with experience and knowledge who can work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment as a member of Parsons’s Space Operations Directorate. You will work at the customer location, occasionally as needed, and your primary work location at Parsons Colorado Springs, where you’ll be helping to develop domain models, interfaces to physics-based models, and system and user messaging and notification capabilities. You will work with space analysts and other software engineers under excellent direction from the Project Technical Lead.


Bachelor’s degree in Computer and typically 10+ years of related professional experience. An advanced degree such as computer science, engineering, or physics may be preferred at this level.

Very skilled with a least three programming languages including Java and C/C++.

Must be willing and comfortable working in a fast-paced, flexible environment, and take initiative to learn new tools and concepts quickly.

Requires great interpersonal and communications skills, while establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with team members

Good technical writing skills.

Must be a U.S. Citizen due to DoD contract.

Possessing an active TS or TS/SCI clearance is a plus but not required.

This position pays a minimum annual salary of $110,600.00 and a maximum annual salary of $199,100.00.

Benefits for this position include: medical, dental, vision, paid time off and 401K.

The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by federal, state, provincial or local mandates or customer requirements.

About Us

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.

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