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Parsons Corporation User Interface (UI) and Graphics Software Engineer in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Job Description:

Are you an experienced Software Engineer looking for an opportunity to grow your skillset? Are you interested in the space domain? Would you like to work on cutting edge 3D Space Visualizations? Would you like to work on operational software with a diverse user base? Do you want to be part of a fast-paced team that is helping the government solve major national security challenges in the space domain? We need your help.

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 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 on it. Parsons creates game changing space solutions by teaming highly respected subject matter experts with brilliant technologists.

Required Qualifications:

  • No security clearance needed to start, but this opportunity requires the selected candidate to be eligible and willing to obtain a Department of Defense TS/SCI level security clearance which requires US citizenship while working in support of a government contract.

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or other technical discipline. Relevant experience, applicable training and/or certifications may be substituted for the bachelor’s degree.

  • Strong organizational and prioritization skills.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to work in a collaborative/distributed team environment.

  • Willingness to learn and develop new skills.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with modern programming languages (e.g., Java, C/C++, Python, Rust)

  • Experience with 3D Programming API’s (for example, OpenGL, Vulkan, D3D, Metal, etc.)

  • Experience implementing 3D graphics features such as lighting, effects, shaders and other low-level systems.

  • Experience with 3D packages like Blender or Maya.

  • Experience with WebGL / Three.js

  • Knowledge of software engineering and programming concepts.

  • Experience in object-oriented analysis and design techniques.

  • Knowledge of software design patterns.

  • Experience in creating WebAssembly (Wasm) components.

  • Experience with creating web applications (HTML, CSS, JavaScript).

  • Web Service experience developing REST and/or SOAP web services.

  • Experience developing micro-services.

  • Experience working with web service data formats (e.g., JSON, XML).

  • Relational database development experience (SQL).

  • Experience with asynchronous messaging frameworks, (e.g. ActiveMQ)

  • Experience with collaborative development tools, for example; source control (e.g., Mercurial, Git, SVN), Integrated development environments (e.g., Eclipse, Visual Studio Code).

  • Linux Experience

  • Experience with scripting languages (e.g., bash, DOS).

  • Experience with the space domain.

  • Security+ Certification

This position pays a minimum annual salary of $56,900.00 and a maximum annual salary of $99,600.00.

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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