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Parsons Corporation Senior Software Developer (2832) in Washington, District Of Columbia

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Job Description:

Space Ground System Solutions, a Parsons company, has an immediate full-time opening for a Senior Software Developer in Washington D.C. The position will provide software development and test for embedded software.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • C++ Software Development on a Linux platform

  • Enhancement and upgrades of existing software, as well as development of new software

  • Managing the entire software development life cycle including technical requirements, architecture/design, development,testing, and deployment

  • Research, test, build, and coordinate the integration of new products per production and client requirements

  • Troubleshoot technical issues arising within the production environment and track/update progress

  • Ability to work in a cooperative team environment

  • Ability to adapt rapidly to changing requirements and schedules

What Required Skills You'll Bring:

  • Must be a US citizen

  • Active DoD SECRET clearance

  • BS in relevant field (Computer Science/Engineering, Software Engineering) and/or relevant experience

  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience working as a software engineer

  • Experience designing, developing, debugging, and implementing complex, embedded software systems using C++ Experience with software development on a Linux platform

  • Professional development experience with modular software

  • Experience with integration of open source and proprietary software libraries

  • Experience designing, developing, and debugging performance-critical, multi-threaded software

  • Understanding of networking technology, TCP/IP, and common internet application protocols

  • Experience creating, integrating, and documenting APIs

What Desired Skills You'll Bring:

  • Current TS/SCI

  • Secret clearance, with ability to obtain a TS/SCI clearance

  • Experience with GUI development using Qt

  • Experience with GPU development using CUDA

Space Ground Systems Solutions (SGSS), a wholly owned subsidiary under the Parsons Corporation, is passionate about making our nation the undisputed leader in Space because we understand that ensuring our security for future generations depends on it.

We have emerged as a leader in the development of cutting-edge solutions for the Department of Defense and Intelligence Community. Our tremendous success can be attributed to our people and our priorities. Do you want to be part of a team that is helping the government solve major national security challenges in the space domain? We need your help.

SGSS believes in taking care of their employees by offering: ALL benefits fully funded , for your entire family this includes Medical/Dental/Vision/Group Life/STD/LTD - no employee premiums. SGSS funded HSA (Health Savings Account) provided with SGSS funding the maximum amount allowed by the IRS. Retirement Savings Plan (RSP/401k) with a 20% annual company contribution - no employee contribution required. Apply now to work for a company that truly believes YOU are the key to OUR success . . . Come BE the difference.


If this position requires a government clearance, the applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for accessing classified information. Each Division of Parsons is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All divisions are committed to making employment decisions based on valid requirements, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by state, local or federal law. For more information, please visit

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be contacted. Employment is contingent upon the qualifying applicant undergoing a comprehensive background check.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:


This position is part of our Federal Solutions team.

Our Federal Solutions segment delivers resources to our US government customers that ensure the success of missions around the globe. Our diverse, intelligent employees drive the state of the art as they provide services and solutions in the areas of defense, security, intelligence, infrastructure, and environmental. We promote a culture of excellence and close-knit teams that take pride in delivering, protecting, and sustaining our nation's most critical assets, from Earth to cyberspace. Throughout the company, our people are anticipating what’s next to deliver the solutions our customers need now.

Salary Range:

$113,100.00 - $203,600.00

The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by customer requirements and some cases federal, state, provincial or local mandates.

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company’s core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

We truly invest and care about our employee’s wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest—APPLY TODAY!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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