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Parsons Corporation Software Engineer (Mid-Sr) in Langley Air Force Base, Virginia

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Secret

Job Description:

Ready for a challenge that will keep you on the cutting edge of cybersecurity? Are you a web developer ready to step into the cleared space? Parsons works on top level cybersecurity for national defense programs and is hiring experienced Software Developers with a focus on research, innovation and solving mission critical challenges.

Software Engineers gather user requirements, define system functionality and write code in various languages, like Python, Java, C++, or JavaScript. The ideal candidate is familiar with the software development life cycle (SDLC) from preliminary system analysis to tests and deployment.

Responsibilities:

  • Research design, and develop computer and network software or specialized utility programs.

  • Analyze user needs and develop software solutions, applying principles and techniques of computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis. Update software or enhance existing software capabilities.

  • May work with computer hardware engineers to integrate hardware and software systems, develop specifications, and performance requirements.

  • May and maintain databases within an application area, working individually or coordinating database development as part of a team.

  • Analyze science, engineering, business, and other data processing problems to develop and implement solutions to complex applications problems, system administration issues, or network concerns.

  • Perform systems management and integration functions, improve existing computer systems, and review computer system capabilities, workflow, and schedule limitations.

  • May analyze or recommend commercially available software.

  • Create, modify, and test the code, forms, and script that allow computer applications to run. Work from specifications drawn up by software developers or other individuals.

  • May assist software developers by analyzing user needs and designing software solutions.

  • May develop and write computer programs to store, locate, and retrieve specific documents, data, and information.

  • Develop and implement websites, web applications, application databases, and interactive web interfaces.

  • Evaluate code to ensure that it is properly structured, meets industry standards, and is compatible with browsers and devices.

  • Optimize website performance, scalability, and server-side code and processes.

  • May develop website infrastructure and integrate websites with other computer applications.

Qualifications:

  • 6+ years of software development experience using multiple languages (C++, Java, C#).

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university. BS or BA degree in Computer Science, Information Systems/Technology, Engineering, Business, or Mathematics - An Associate's Degree plus 4 years additional relevant experience, or 6 years additional experience performing work related to the labor category functional description, may be substituted for a Bachelor's Degree.

  • Excellent communication and customer interaction skills. Some leadership / management experience.

  • Be able to install, configure and operate virtual machines running Windows and Linux operating systems.

  • Experience using XML and JSON.

  • Have a solid understanding and experience with IP networks both from a programming and administration perspective. Be well versed with formal processes and tools as used in CMMI certified organizations.

  • Have experience with implementation and design of unit tests for Java, C++ and C#.

  • Follow agile guidelines to design, develop, test, and implement software applications

  • Follow continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD) methodologies

  • Utilize C# .NET, SQLite, MVVM C# and .NET experience

  • Exposure to with data binding concepts

  • Ability to obtain/maintain a Secret or higher level clearance if required by the customer (i.e. Top Secret)

Preferred:

  • Certified Software Development Professional (CSDP) (Previously known as Certified Software Engineering Professional (CSEP)

  • Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)

  • Sun Certified Professional (SCP)

  • Red Hat Certification Program (RHCP)

  • CISCO Certified Network Professional (CCNP)

  • Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)

  • Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP)

  • Active US DoD Security Clearance granted within the last 5 years or

  • Graduate-level degree in Engineering or a related technical or business field

  • Experience working in Combined Air Operations Center (CAOC) and general understanding of CAOC processes and procedures in support of execution of the Air Tasking Order(ATO) and Airspace Control Order (ACO).

*This position is based on Contract Award

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 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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