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Parsons Corporation Senior Software Engineer (2813) in West Melbourne, Florida

In a world of possibilities, pursue one with endless opportunities. Imagine Next!

When it comes to what you want in your career, if you can imagine it, you can do it at Parsons. Imagine a career working with intelligent, diverse people sharing a common quest. Imagine a workplace where you can be yourself. Where you can thrive. Where you can find your next, right now. We’ve got what you’re looking for.

Job Description:

Space Ground Systems Solutions (SGSS), an operating unit of Parsons, 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.

What's in it for you?

. . . one of the most comprehensive benefit packages in the industry . . . See for yourself:

  • All benefits are fully funded for your entire family

  • Medical/Dental/Vision (full health care) for employee and dependents - no employee premiums

  • HSA provided with maximum employer funding

  • Retirement Savings Plan (RSP/401k) with a 20% (yep – that’s 20%!) annual company contribution - no employee contribution required

  • Company paid life insurance as well as short/long-term disability

And that’s the short list of ways SGSS takes care of its people!


  • Develop software using C/C++/Python in a RHEL Linux environment

  • Design and implement software for large-scale command and control systems

  • Troubleshoot and report software anomalies

  • Work in a team environment

  • Apply agile development practices and techniques to adapt rapidly to changing requirements and schedules

  • Document test results for corrective actions

  • Occasional travel to Colorado Springs, CO


  • Must be a US citizen

  • Must be able to obtain a DoD TS security clearance

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field of study with a minimum of eight (8) years of related work experience (will consider a combination of formal education and related work experience in lieu of degree)

  • Proficiency developing and testing software in a Linux environment

  • Excellent trouble-shooting skills


  • Messaging servers (examples: Kafka, ActiveMQ, RabbitMQ, WebSphereMQ, ZeroMQ, GMSEC, etc)

  • Virtualization and cloud technologies (examples: AWS, OpenStack, VMware, RHEV, etc)

  • Web technologies (examples: HTML, CSS, React, REST, JSON, WildFly, etc)

  • Satellite Ground Systems, Ground System Operations, or Satellite Operations

  • Writing scripts (examples: shell scripting, python, PERL, etc)

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)

  • Software configuration management tools (examples: git, BitBucket, Jira, etc)

  • Interacting with databases (examples: MySQL, MariaDB, MongoDB, Redis, etc)

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

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:

$98,800.00 - $172,900.00

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.

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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