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Parsons Corporation Software Developer in Colorado Springs, Colorado

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Software Developer Job Code: R121617 Job Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States Security Clearance Requirements: Active DoD Secret Clearance Description:

Space Ground System Solutions has an immediate full-time opening for a software engineer. The position will be responsible for development of software for satellite command, control and telemetry monitoring.

Responsibilities - Essential Functions:

  • Develop front-end and back-end software for web applications in a Linux RHEL environment.

  • Redesign C++ desktop user interfaces for the web.

  • Participate in UI design for web applications.

  • Develop React/JavaScript and Java software.

  • Perform System and Software level Integration and Test.

  • Design and implement software for a large-scale command and control system.

  • Create and execute integration and system tests and document test procedures.

  • Troubleshoot software system issues.

  • Work in a dynamic, fast paced, & sometimes pressured environment.

When you brainstorm, there's lightning. Join us!

You're a champ at collaborating or brainstorming alone for new ways to tweak procedures and products or put a new spin on them entirely. You're imaginative and keep up with market trends, always on the look-out for what could sharpen our cutting-edge. Here's an opportunity to use your innovative mind to full advantage. We appreciate our diverse staff for the perspectives and skills they contribute. Here, everyone is welcomed, included, respected, and offered equal opportunities for advancement. Join us.

Required Skills/Abilities - Competencies:

  • Good understanding of web application architecture.

  • Experience developing web applications.

  • Experience with HTML, JavaScript and JavaScript libraries.

Preferred Experience and Qualifications:

  • Five (5)+ years of web development experience in a Linux environment.

  • Experience with React.

  • Proficiency developing and testing software in a Linux environment.

  • Experience documenting test results for corrective actions.

  • Excellent troubleshooting skills.

  • Desire to work in the space industry developing satellite command and control systems for test and operations.

  • Experience using software configuration management tools (examples: ClearCase, GIT, Mercurial, etc.).

  • Experience interacting with databases (examples: Oracle, Sybase, MySQL, etc.).

  • Experience writing scripts (examples: shell scripting, PERL, etc.).

You perform your job so well that others are inspired to step up their game

Your energy, dedication and focus are apparent to all. Colleagues can't help but judge their own standards by yours. Your positive energy contributes to team morale and productivity. Our organization will greatly appreciate your talent for bringing such motivation and inspiration to work every day. If you would like to be recognized for your standard-setting performance, let's meet!

Required Education:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science/Engineering or other relevant Engineering field from an accredited university or equivalent combination of formal education and experience.

Security Clearance Requirements:

  • Must be a US Citizen.

  • Must meet eligibility requirements associated with obtaining a DoD Secret clearance.

  • Selected applicant will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements associated with access to classified information.

The people we serve are everything to us. Everything.

Our extraordinary focus on care and service is what sets our diverse and inclusive organization apart. It's central to our corporate culture and a significant contribution to our reputation and success. As a result, we seek people who recognize that going beyond expectations for everyone we serve is of utmost importance. If maintaining this focus is how you approach your workday, we're interested in speaking with you.

Anticipated compensation (median) for this position: $130,000 annually. However, Parsons Government Services - Space & Geospatial Solutions considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate's work experience, clearance level, education/training, and key skills.

Parsons offers a professional working environment, competitive salary, and an excellent benefits package including retirement brokerage account, 401(k) plan, vacation, holiday, and sick leave, educational assistance, major medical and dental for employees and their dependents, life Insurance as well as short/long term disability insurance.

Shift/Travel: M-F Days, Up to 10% Travel

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All divisions are committed to making employment decisions based on valid requirements, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other status protected by state, local or federal law.For more information, please visit

We harness the power of innovation so that you can change the world and help our customers solve their most complex challengesThe anticipated annualized full time target compensation (median) for this position is: $130,000.00.Benefits for this position include: medical, dental, vision, paid time off, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) and 401K.Must be able to obtain, maintain and/or currently possess a security clearance.

The position requires a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief.

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.