DevOps Software Developer

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United States of America
US - VA, Herndon
US - MD, Aberdeen
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Information Technology
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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:

Parsons is looking for an amazingly talented DevOps Software Develper to join our team! In this role you will get to support the design, development, integration, and test of a virtualized, cloud-based software development environment.  This system will support development and test of multiple software products with re-configurable interfaces across multiple operating systems.  Applications of the system to be developed include rapid build-test-certification and future expansion to support software factory production lines.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Lead the design and development of a virtualized, cloud-based software development environment that supports multiple software products with re-configurable interfaces across different operating systems. 
  • Develop and implement solutions for rapid build-test-certification cycles and future expansions to accommodate software factory production lines.
  • Integrate various components of the software development environment to ensure seamless operation.
  • Conduct thorough testing of the developed system to ensure reliability, efficiency, and compatibility across different platforms.
  • Design, build, operate, and maintain a suite of DevOps tools to support continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD) practices.
  • Utilize industry-standard DevOps tools such as Jenkins, GIT, BitBucket effectively in daily operations.
  • Manage cloud-based resources efficiently to ensure high availability, scalability, and security of the development environment.
  • Optimize cloud operations for cost-effectiveness without compromising on performance or security.
  • Work closely with other engineers, developers, and project managers to understand requirements and deliver solutions that meet or exceed expectations. - Participate in focus groups assigned to complex tasks requiring collaboration across different teams.
  • Continuously seek ways to improve processes using Agile methodologies. - Stay abreast of new technologies that can enhance system capabilities or streamline operations.
  • Ensure all developed systems comply with relevant security protocols. - Assist in maintaining necessary security clearances for team members as required by projects.
  • Create comprehensive documentation regarding system design choices, operational procedures, troubleshooting guides, etc., ensuring knowledge is shared among team members.

What Required Skills You'll Bring:

  • Bachelor's degree in Systems Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Computer Science from an accredited institution (a combination of years of experience, education, training, and certifications will be considered in lieu of a degree)
  • 5+ years of DevOps engineering experience
  • Extensive knowledge and experience working with Linux in an enterprise environment
  • Experience with the design, build, and operation of DevOps Software and tools
  • 2+ years of experience with designing and developing DevOps solution architecture
  • Working knowledge of industry standard DevOps tools, e.g. Jenkins, GIT, BitBucket
  • Experience working in a cloud environment
  • A proven self-starter able to work individually with limited supervision, and capable of working in small to large focus groups assigned to complex tasks
  • Must be able to obtain, maintain and/or currently possess a security clearance.
  • Excellent problem solving, critical thinking and interpersonal skills.
  • Open-minded, proactive as opposed to reactive, self-motivation and ownership.
  • Willing to self-improvement and continuous learning.
  • Excellent organization, coordination and strong sense of responsibility.
  • Ability to work in teams, as well as independently are required.
  • Strong attention to details.

What Desired Skills You'll Bring:

  • Experience in software development and the software development process
  • Experience in leading and evolving Continuous Integration/Continuous Development processes using DevOps and Agile Processes
  • Strong proven knowledge with deploying, configuring, and maintaining Atlassian tools, e.g. JIRA, Confluence
  • Strong software Implementation knowledge, e.g. Software Development Life Cycle, Agile, DevOps, SCRUM
  • Experience with AWS
  • Technical understanding of common networking terms and tools
  • Military experience or former DoD experience

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.

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!

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We’re committed to delivering innovative infrastructure, defense and security solutions to enable a sustainable, safer, smarter and more connected world.


Founded in 1944, Parsons Corporation, a digitally enabled solutions provider, is focused on creating the future of the defense, intelligence, and critical infrastructure markets. From Earth to outer space, we deliver tomorrow’s solutions today. Equipped with the capabilities required to take on any defense, intelligence, or critical infrastructure challenge, our agile, innovative, and disruptive approach enables us to deliver solutions at the speed of relevance.

Our people are our greatest asset. We strive to be an employer of choice that engages employees in the community and creates rewarding career paths to cultivate a resilient workforce that is ready for the future.


Parsons has contributed to major infrastructure projects in Canada since the 1940’s, helping to design and build many well-known landscapes across the country, including the Regina Bypass, Turcot Exchange, Kicking Horse Canyon, Olivier-Charbonneau Bridge, and the Edmonton Light Rail Transit. Our markets are diverse, including Bridge, Tunnel, Road and Highway, Aviation, Rail and Transit, Smart Vehicle Solutions, Smart Mobility, Integrated Delivery, Environmental Remediation, Mining and Reclamation, and Water/Wastewater, as well as serving numerous industrial clients. The Parsons’ signature stands out and our achievements have been recognized via numerous awards for innovation and quality, particularly in long-span bridges, complex brigles, and major road networks expansions. Our teams work across Canada in many provinces, including Alberta, Ontario, Manitoba, British Columbia, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Northern Territories and the Yukon.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.

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Financial Wellness

We care about your financial wellbeing. Parsons offers competitive pay and retirement plans to help you build wealth for the future while giving you the flexibility to diversify your investments.

Work Life Harmony

Balance in life is important and time away from the office is imperative to allow you to refresh and focus your attention on the things that matter to you. Parsons supports your time away by providing paid time off and paid flexible holidays.

Career Development

We are committed to fostering the personal and professional growth of our employees. Develop and advance yourself though our comprehensive training, educational and mentorship programs.

Veteran Support

We provide Industry leading benefits to support veterans and active-duty members to provide security for you and your family by offering robust leave and benefits; including paid active-duty military leave and paid time off when transitioning back to civilian life.

Mind & Body

At Parsons we inspire healthier habits, heathier minds, and a healthier you through our wellness program. Participate in our weekly Meditation Mondays and Wellness Wednesdays. Wellness, at Parsons, is more than just your annual checkup.


Health is not a one size fits all. At Parsons, we offer a robust Employee Assistance Program as well as comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans through large, national carriers with the choice of regional PPO, HDHP, or HMO networks.

Want to learn more about the benefits eligible for the Parsons’ location you are interested in? Connect with one of our recruiters for further detail.

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Parsons has a long-standing reputation as an industry leader in domestic and international engineering and construction projects. The company also has a solid history supporting federal government work.”

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