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Parsons Corporation Geospatial Software Developer - Jr. / Mid. in Scott AFB, Illinois

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:


Job Description:

Ready for a challenge that will keep you on the edge in the field of Intelligence & Technology? Are you a GIS Software professional who can extract, analyze, store, and incorporate data into finished intelligence products? Imagine yourself working on top level critical network defense missions alongside other seasoned professionals. Parsons is now hiring top GIS Software Developers with a passion for innovation and solving mission critical challenges.

In this role, you will use Geographic Information Systems (GIS), databases, and software for GIS design, GIS mapping and analysis, database design and system development, and compilation and analysis of geographic data. This position will require that you be able to use three or more sets of data simultaneously, and may require programming in languages such as Python, JavaScript, HTML, Etc.. This is a Associate Software Development position.


  • ​Deliver interactive/dynamic visually appealing GIS products utilizing the latest tools and expertise with Esri software suites, such as: ArcGIS, Python API, and ArcGIS API for JavaScript plug-ins; Creating a dynamic visualization capability from a diverse range of data inputs and continuously improve the ability to convey complex data to senior decision makers and other activities.

  • Creation of custom widgets using Web AppBuilder.

  • Design and develop GIS applications for internal use and client deliverables.

  • Web Map/Application creation & Pulling data into web maps using rest endpoints.

  • Provide guidance to customer and Team members assigned to project.

  • Perform quality assurance on GIS data and processes.

  • Search for and compile field data based on changing project needs and customer specifications; Review available data for relevance and applicability.

  • Performing administrative and maintenance tasks within the Esri Enterprise.

  • Manage published services on ArcServer.

  • Perform other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in related field (Geography, GIS, Engineering, Computer Science or related curriculum) is desired, but equivalent experience will be considered.

  • Active Secret security clearance with the ability to upgrade to TS/SCI level.

  • Have or ability to obtain a Security Plus (Sec+) certification - DoD 8570 IAT L2 within 1 month of hire.

  • Must have at least 3+ years of experience in related field.

  • Background importing/manipulating databases.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Well-developed skills with one or more GIS packages including scripting, programming, modeling, and designing.

  • Active TS/SCI level clearance.

  • The candidate should also understand and know how to work/corroborate with intelligence agencies.

  • Ability to design and maintain GIS databases and other database formats.

  • Proficiency in cartography and map design, including coordinate systems, projections, and map scales.

  • Ability to work with ESRI Enterprise system.

  • Proficiency with Python.

  • Ability to adapt quickly to changing stakeholders needs/ requirements. Engage with customers to further define business/ product requirements to ensure deliverables meet or exceed expectations.

  • Local or willing to relocate to O'Fallon, IL (Scott AFB within 2-3 weeks).

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.

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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