Parsons Corporation Software Engineer in Columbia, Maryland
Minimum Clearance Required to Start:
Top Secret SCI w/Polygraph
Ready for a challenge that will keep you on the cutting edge of cybersecurity? Do you understand how data flows from hardware through device drivers to the user? Parsons works on top level cyber security for national defense programs and is hiring Software Engineers with a focus on research, innovation and solving mission critical challenges.
Parsons’ extensive experience in the cleared space, combined with your technical knowledge, will propel your career forward with opportunity for advancement with top performance. Training, development and opportunities to switch teams and projects as you and our fast paced business grow and evolve. We need our Software Engineers to be versatile, display leadership qualities and be enthusiastic to tackle new challenges across the full stack as we continue to push security forward.
Parsons Software Engineers analyze, design, and develop computer software required to support hardware or technical service products. The successful candidate develops, maintains, and enhances complex and diverse software systems (e.g., processing-intensive analytics, novel algorithm development, manipulation of extremely large data sets, real-time systems, and business management information systems) based upon documented requirements. Works individually or as part of a team. Reviews and tests software components for adherence to the design requirements and documents test results. Resolves software problem reports. Utilizes software development and software design methodologies appropriate to the development environment. Provides specific input to the software components of system design to include hardware/software trade-offs, software reuse, use of Commercial Off-the-shelf (COTS)/Government Off-the-shelf (GOTS) in place of new development, and requirements analysis and synthesis from system level to individual software components
Analyze user requirements to derive software design and performance requirements
Design and code new software or modify existing software to add new features
Debug existing software and correct defects
Integrate existing software into new or modified systems or operating environments
Develop simple data queries for existing or proposed databases or data repositories
Provide recommendations for improving documentation and software development process standards
Develop or implement algorithms to meet or exceed system performance and functional standards
Assist with developing and executing test procedures for software components
Write or review software and system documentation
Develop software solutions by analyzing system performance standards, confer with users or system engineers; analyze systems flow, data usage and work processes; and investigate problem areas
Modify existing software to correct errors, to adapt to new hardware, or to improve its performance
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related technical field
Active TS/SCI w/Polygraph
7+ years of experience in software engineering ( 4 additional yrs in lieu of degree).
Must include at least 1 year of experience in one of the following:
Software Configuration Management Tools (JIRA, GIT, Confluence, Agile Methodologies)
Cloud HDFS (Hadoop)
Big Data (CloudBase/Acumulo, Big Table, MapReduce)
Python experience, streaming capabilities, and familiarity with cyber defense mission is preferred
GHOSTMACHINE, QTA, Cloud Development, Pig are highly desired skills
Must be able to obtain, maintain and/or currently possess a security clearance.
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 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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