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Columbia, Maryland

Req #: R111047


  • US - MD, Columbia
  • US - MD, Annapolis Junction

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Top Secret SCI w/Polygraph

Job Description:

Ready for a challenge that will keep you on the cutting edge of cybersecurity? Do you understand how data flows from hardware through device drivers to the user? Parsons works on top level cyber security for national defense programs and is hiring Software Engineers with a focus on research, innovation and solving mission critical challenges.  

Parsons’ extensive experience in the cleared space, combined with your technical knowledge, will propel your career forward with opportunity for advancement with top performance. Training, development and opportunities to switch teams and projects as you and our fastpaced business grow and evolve. We need our Engineers to be versatile, display leadership qualities and be enthusiastic to tackle new challenges across the fullstack as we continue to push security forward.   Parsons Software Engineers analyze, design, and develop computer software required to support hardware or technical service products. The successful candidate will review system architecture, and select and implement appropriate development and support tools to ensure product performance, as well as test and debug related software. We are focused on providing our customers expertise to leverage their existing software and create new capabilities. Parsons provides a unique opportunity to be involved in quick reaction development with opportunities for customer interaction on a team that is focused on developing superior products and encouraging the career growth of its members.

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field from an accredited institution or 2+ years of experience in similar role
2+ years professional experience with software development/engineering, including requirements analysis, software development, installation, evaluation, enhancement, maintenance, and problem diagnosis/resolution.
Demonstrated ability to work with OpenSource (NoSQL) products that support highly distributed, massively parallel computation needs such as Hbase, Accumulo, Big Table, et cetera

At least one (1) year of experience developing software with high level languages such as Java, C, C++, et cetera

At least two (2) years of experience in software integration and software testing, to include developing and implementing test plans and test scripts.


Hadoop/Cloud Developer Certification

Demonstrated experience with OpenSource (NoSQL) products that support highly distributed, massively parallel computation needs such as Hbase, Accumulo, and/or Big Table

Demonstrated experience with Map/Reduce and/or Hadoop, Hive, and/or Pig

Demonstrated experience with the Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS)

Demonstrated experience with Big-Data Cloud Scalability (e.g. Amazon, Google, and/or Facebook)

Demonstrated experience designing and developing web applications with JavaScript

Demonstrated experience designing and developing automated analytic software, techniques, and algorithms

Demonstrated experience with compute cluster monitoring tools (e.g. Hobbit, Ganglia)

Demonstrated experience with Accumulo internals, to include configuring, tuning, and testing Accumulo in many configurations (>200 node clusters)

Must be able to obtain, maintain and/or currently possess a security clearance.

Columbia, Maryland

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Founded in 1944, Parsons, an engineering, construction, technical, and management services firm with revenues of $2.7 billion in 2011, is 100% owned by the Employee Stock Ownership Trust. We conquer the toughest logistical challenges and deliver design/design-build, program/construction management, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide. Parsons is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on transportation, environmental/infrastructure, and defense/security.

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