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Parsons Corporation Software Engineer (TS/SCI with Polygraph) in Columbia, Maryland

Eager to get busy making a difference?

PARSONS legacy 4th Dimension team is seeking a talented and experienced Computer Scientist to use his or her knowledge in the design, development, test, and documentation of embedded software code. The Computer Scientist shall apply sound planning, analysis and programming and coding practices. Our team provides complete electronic product design and development services. The design capabilities we offer span multiple engineering disciplines and employ a flexible, mission-centric product development process. Furthermore, our small collaborative team ensures total participation in front-line action. Intrigued?

The growth and progress of any organization like ours depends on its employees – people with initiative, creativity, and enthusiasm providing exceptional service with integrity and professionalism. By leading where others only follow, we consistently succeed on the most challenging, time-critical problems. Come see for yourself!


  • Have a minimum of five (5) years of experience utilizing coding languages: C, Python, GNU Tools, and Linux Kernel Code.

  • Programming experience for embedded Linux both user-space and kernel-mode software in C and ideally C++ as well. Low-level development experience - e.g. interrupt handlers, device drivers, controlling peripherals, reading/writing Flash memory, etc.

  • Experience porting the Linux kernel to other hardware platforms, especially ARM-based platforms.

  • Experience with OpenWRT/LEDE distribution highly preferred.

  • Experience with the creation of Linux packages, ideally OpenWRT/LEDE, but also RPM packages for Fedora/Red Hat.

  • Experience standing up cross-compilers and build environments for bootstrapping a cross-development environment.

  • Solid understanding of GNU Make, Experience with automake/autoconf suite.

  • Experience supporting patches for projects. Python experience.

  • Bachelor’s degree and typically 5+ years of related professional experience.

  • An ACTIVE TS/SCI with Polygraph is required.

Must be eligible to obtain and maintain, or currently possess Top Secret SCI Poly clearance.

Ready for action? We’re looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don’t hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Technical Services and Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.

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/LGBT.

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