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Parsons Corporation Systems Engineer - Message Broker in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Job Description:

Parsons is looking for a sharp Systems/Software Engineer to join our growing Space and Geospatial Solutions team. This Systems/Software Engineer will be joining teams responsible for the development of next generation software for satellite command and control systems, utilizing modern technologies in a variety of multi-tenant environments. The systems engineer will work on a scrum team with a US Government product owner.

Required Qualifications and Skills:

  • Experience designing and implementing service configurations for Message Broker technologies (examples: ActiveMQ, RabbitMQ, WebSphere MQ, etc)

  • Extensive experience deploying and/or maintaining large, heterogenous environments and applications.

  • Automation experience using established technologies (examples: Terraform, Ansible, Packer, Puppet, etc)

  • Knowledge of industry practices, techniques, and standards

  • Solid understanding of networking technology, TCP/IP and common internet application protocols

  • Excellent verbal / written communication and organizational skills

  • Team-oriented personality

  • Agile mindset and likes to tackle complex problems and take initiative and responsibility

  • Excellent troubleshooting skills

  • Strong written and oral communications skills

  • 8+ years of relevant experience with a MS OR 12+ years of relevant experience with a BS, with potential wiggle room

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Extensive experience in at least one of the following virtualization or cloud technologies (examples: AWS, OpenStack, VMware, RHEV)

  • Knowledge of monitoring tools (examples: Nagios, Splunk, Elk Stack, etc)

  • Experience working with container technologies (examples: Kubernetes/Docker/Podman/Tanzu/Rancher/AWS EKS, etc)

  • Experience working with messaging servers (examples: Kafka, ActiveMQ, RabbitMQ, WebSphereMQ, ZeroMQ, GMSEC, etc.)

  • Experience working with Satellite Ground Systems, Ground System Operations, or Satellite Operations

  • Experience working with IDAM solutions (examples: Active Directory, FreeIPA, etc)

  • Experience working with PKI implementations

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

  • Documenting test results for corrective actions

  • Interacting with databases (examples: MySQL, MariaDB, MongoDB, Redis, etc.)

  • Knowledge of microservices architecture

  • Experience implementing services with HA capabilities

  • Experience automating the configuration of services via manipulating complex files in formats such as XML, json, etc.

  • Experience with common Kubernetes orchestration technologies -- OpenShift, Rancher, GKS, AWS EKS, etc.

  • Experience with industry standard patch maintenance systems such as Satellite and WSUS

  • Design, implement and automate software as necessary for large-scale command and control systems

  • Troubleshoot and report software anomalies

  • Apply agile development practices and techniques to adapt rapidly to changing requirements and schedules

  • Leads design, technical, and programmatic meetings, and resolves issues

  • Develops and reviews integrated technical and programmatic documentation

  • Software configuration management tools (examples: git, BitBucket, Jira, etc.)

  • Ability to perform all other duties as required, consistent with the goals, objectives and responsibilities of the department

Security Clearance Requirements: None required to start, but must have ability to obtain and retain TS/SCI.

The anticipated annualized full time target compensation (median) for this position is: $140,000.00.Benefits for this position include: medical, dental, vision, paid time off, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) 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.

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.

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