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Parsons Corporation Senior Software Engineer in Washington, District Of Columbia

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Job Description:

Space Ground System Solutions (SGSS), a Parsons company, has an immediate full‐time opening for a software engineer at our customer site in Washington, DC. The position will be part of a small team, which provides software development and testing for embedded software at the Tactical Electronic Warfare Department of the US Naval Research Laboratory (NRL). A successful applicant will have a track record of delivering software in individual or small‐team environments. Candidates with experience delivering capability into established and supported codebases or working with distributed open‐source development teams will be favored.

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 possess and maintain an active SECRET clearance

  • Must be a US citizen

  • 5+ years’ experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field (i.e., Computer Science, Software Engineer, Information Technology) and a minimum of five (5) year professional experience in a relative field

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

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

  • Experience creating, integrating, and documenting APIs

  • Experience with integration of open source and proprietary software libraries

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

What Desired Skills You'll Bring :

  • Experience with GUI development using Qt

  • Experience in Windows Development

  • Experience in Python Development

SGSS 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


SGSS believes in taking care of their employees by offering:

  • ALL benefits fully funded, for your entire family

  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Group Life/STD/LTD ‐ no employee premiums

  • 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

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:

$104,200.00 - $182,400.00

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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