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Parsons Corporation Software Engineer (2742) in Washington, District Of Columbia

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

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Job Description:

Space Ground System Solutions (SGSS), an operating unit of Parsons, supports the Naval Research Laboratory and is passionate about making our nation the undisputed leader in Space. We understand that ensuring our security for future generations depends on it. We have emerged as a leader in the development of cutting-edge space domain solutions for the Department of Defense and Intelligence Community. Our success can be attributed to our people and our priorities.

If you want to make a difference in the United States Space domain, we are looking for new talent who is enthusiastic, passionate, and committed to delivering high quality services in support of the US national security mission. SGSS is currently looking for an experienced full-time Software Engineer to lead a small team in the development of ground-to-space antenna services, including scheduling and resource management, interfacing with ground specialty equipment, and defining interfaces for external users. As an RDT software engineer, you will lead the team in architecture and design, implementation, agile team rituals, and individual contribution. The successful candidate will need to accommodate a work schedule that will go back and forth between the Alexandria, VA, office and our Washington, DC, site.

What's in it for you . . . one of the most comprehensive benefit packages in the industry. All benefits are fully funded - no employee contribution required.

Job Responsibilities

  • Design and Develop reliable, cloud-hosted software services and components to schedule, manage, transport, and integrate satellite ground system and ground-to-space communications capabilities.

  • Design, develop, and deliver 12-factor software components and services.

  • Design, develop, and deliver in an automated manner, environments into AWS as needed by the RDT.

  • Contribute to delivering, maintaining, and documenting DevSecOps capabilities supporting your own development.

  • Adapt and integrate contemporary software to compose, mature, and integrate legacy capabilities and interfaces.

  • Maintain a cloud and security mindset throughout the life cycle of the solution.

  • Research areas of improvements and design/implement enhancements working with other teams across organizational boundaries.

Required Qualifications

  • Must have a minimum active DoD Secret security clearance with the ability to attain TS/SCI

  • Bachelor's Degree in relevant field or equivalent work experience in related field (CS, MIS, Cyber, etc)

  • Not less than five (5) years of related professional experience

  • Deep experience with one or more industrial grade programming languages (Python, C/C++, Java)

  • Configuring/using build automation tools (Jenkins, Bamboo, etc.)

  • Configuration management using Git, BitBucket, etc.

  • Experience with the Amazon CLI

  • Familiarity with basic system administration of RHEL and/or Windows

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience automating cloud topology deployment, configuration, and operation using Terraform, Ansible, Docker, Bash, PowerShell, etc.

  • Experience with designs consuming cloud services/technologies, specifically on AWS (EC2, EBS, ELB, KMS, IAM, STS, CloudWatch, S3, VPC, security groups)

  • Demonstrated history of teamwork and software engineering team leadership

  • Experience designing and deploying cloud-native applications and services

  • Experience serving in security management in a classified IT development program

SGSS offers competitive salary, company paid medical/dental benefits, a 20% annual employer contribution to your 401K (no employee contribution required), life insurance as well as short and long-term disability, and plenty of time off to create the work/life balance we believe in.

Apply now to work for a company that truly believes YOU are the key to OUR success . . . Come BE the difference

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+.

For more about Parsons, visit parsons.com and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube.

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