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Parsons Corporation C++ Software Engineer in Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Job Description:

Parsons is now hiring experienced Software Developers whose role will be essential to the design, implementation, and delivery of high performance, secure, mission critical solutions. We seek engineers that are versatile, display leadership qualities, and are enthusiastic to tackle new challenges as we continue to provide the warfighter with cutting edge tools.

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 Developers to be versatile and enthusiastic to tackle new challenges. Parsons Software Developers analyze, design, and develop computer software required to support hardware or technical service products. The successful candidate will select and implement appropriate development and support tools to ensure product performance, as well as test and debug related software. We are focused on providing our customers expertise to leverage their existing software and create new capabilities.

For this role, the Software Developer will analyze, design and implement advanced capabilities for armament systems at Picatinny Arsenal, NJ. The ideal candidate will have solid experience coding in C++ utilizing Agile methodologies, ideally with embedded systems. Experience with digital communications standards such as Variable Message Form (VMF) or similar technologies is a plus. The role includes validating existing software baselines against requirements and system documentation, and building software modules for new fire control systems with strong consideration for interoperability and software architecture openness.


  • Development of software modules for U.S. Army fire control systems in an Agile development environment

  • Requirements analysis and traceability

  • Software configuration management using Git or similar tools

  • Support periodic design reviews

  • Support sprint planning activities


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related technical field

  • 2+ years of experience in software engineering

  • Academic and on-the-job experience developing in C++ and related languages such as Python, C, C# and Java

  • Experience using Atlassian tools (e.g. Jira, Bitbucket, Jenkins, Confluence)

  • U.S. citizen able to obtain and maintain an Active Secret clearance

Preferred/Desired Skills:

  • Software development lifecycle experience (SDLC), especially within the DoD Understanding of, and experience working within, the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)​

  • Experience with or knowledge of U.S. Army fire control systems

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.