1+ months

Software Engineer

Colorado Springs, CO 80903
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Polaris Alpha, a Parsons Company, has 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. We hire the best, we make them a priority and we never lose focus on the mission. Its why were here. We have built this cultural legacy by working closely with analysts and operators to understand their needs and delivering meaningful value through innovative, cost effective and intuitive software solutions.

Our Space Operations Directorate is passionate about making America the undisputed leader in Space because we understand that ensuring our nations security for future generations depends on it. Polaris creates game changing space solutions by teaming highly respected subject matter experts with brilliant technologists. Are you an experienced Software or DevOps Engineer looking for an opportunity to grow your skillset? 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.

We are supporting a game-changing software development approach in support of the United States Air Force (USAF) and the larger Space Community through robust DevSecOps pipelines and containerized deployments to help deliver new capabilities to everything from operations centers to F-16 platforms in support of the warfighter. Our team is looking for an experienced Software Engineer with a broad enterprise development background who can work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment. In this position, you will be a member of a highly collaborative, multi-contractor support team while also being embedded directly with government customers. Were looking for team players who are willing to embrace pair programming and possess strong communication skills. Collaborating with space operators, DevOps engineers and on-site production support experts will be critical.

You will be supporting the development and deployment of space mission applications for a wide range of government customers. Flexibility to work across different software application teams, using different technology stacks is essential. Physical location for this work will be at Catalyst Campus in downtown Colorado Springs, Colorado. Catalyst Campus, located in the historic train station in downtown Colorado Springs, provides an open, collaborative work environment that inspires creative problem solving where engineers can work hard and play hard. Occasional offsite support may also be required at Schriever AFB.

Required Skills

Bachelors degree in computer science or engineering field with at least 5 years technical experience. Relevant experience may be accepted in place of a degree

Java application development experience, specifically microservice architectures

Experience working in an Agile Software Development environment using the Scrum or XP (eXtreme Programming) methodology

Willingness to participate in a pair-programming work environment

Experience with modern web server technology (nginx, express/NestJS, SpringBoot)

Experience with Test Driven Development, Unit/Integration Testing (Jest, Junit, Cypress)

Experience with DevSecOps concepts and using CI/CD pipeline technologies.

Experience with version control software, specifically Git

Great interpersonal and communications skills, while establishing and maintaining effective work relationships with team members

Must be comfortable working in a fast-paced, flexible environment, and take the initiative to learn new tools and concepts quickly.

Excellent communication skills, in both spoken and written English

Must be a US Citizen due to DoD contract

Ability to obtain a security clearance

Desired Skills

Experience developing secure interfaces (e.g. OAuth, PKI, websockets)

Experience with web design using HTML5, CSS3, NPM, Node, ES6(ECMAScript)

Experience developing web UI components in Angular (v7 or better) or React

Experience developing RESTful web services (Java, Javascript, typescript)

Experience with object-oriented programming languages

Experience with deploying software applications to Amazon Web Services

Experience with application deployment in Docker Containers

Experience with Kubernetes, KNative, Istio and other container orchestration tools

Experience deploying software to DoD classified systems & networks

Knowledge of Space operations, SSA and C2 concepts

Top Secret clearance with DCID eligibility for SCI

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

Ready for action? Were looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and dont hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Technical Services and Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.

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Posted: 2020-05-13 Expires: 2020-07-18

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