Software Developer

Braxton Science & Technology Group
Alexandria, VA
Jan 20, 2022
Jan 22, 2022
Full Time
Software Developer/EngineerWelcome, MD Alexandria, VAMelbourne, FLSpace Ground System 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. Together with Parsons we have emerged as a leader in the development of cutting-edge solutions for the Department of Defense and Intelligence Community. Our success can be attributed to our people and our priorities. If you are a motivated individual who wants a chance to assist in solving major national security challenges - who seeks to work on a team where creative solutions are encouraged, and technical challenges are the norm - then we need your help. SGSS has an immediate full-time opening for a software engineer based preferably in Welcome, MD, but will also consider Alexandria, VA, and Melbourne, FL, as base locations. The position will be responsible for development of mission-unique ground software for satellite command, control, and telemetry monitoring.RESPONSIBILITIESDesign and implement software for a large-scale command and control systemDevelop software using C/C++ in a RHEL Linux environmentCreate and execute system tests and document test proceduresPerform System and Software level Integration and Test for an operational environmentTroubleshoot software system issuesKnowledge of industry practices, techniques, and standardsWork as an effective team member across multiple disciplines (systems, networking, configuration management, & test engineering)Work in a dynamic, fast paced, & sometimes pressured environmentREQUIRED QUALIFICATIONSMust be a US citizenMust have the ability to obtain a DoD Secret and/or Top SecretBachelor's Degree and no less than two (2) years of related professional experienceSoftware engineering/development experienceProficiency developing and testing software in a Linux environmentThis position requires a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSExperience in Object Oriented Programming C/C++ or JAVA in a Linux environmentUse of software configuration management tools (examples: GIT, ClearCase, Mercurial, etc.)Documenting test results for corrective actionsInteracting with databases (examples: Oracle, Sybase, MySQL, etc.)Writing scripts (examples: shell scripting, python, PERL, etc.)Excellent troubleshooting skillsSolid understanding of networking technology, TCP/IP and common internet application protocolsExperience with Satellite Ground Systems, Ground System Operations, or Satellite Operations 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, Inc., offers a professional working environment, competitive salary, and an excellent benefits package including retirement brokerage account, 401(k) plan, vacation, holiday, and sick leave, educational assistance, major medical and dental for employees and their dependents, life insurance as well as short/long term disability insurance.

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