Software Development
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You work best when you and your co-workers approach each day with a plan.
You know what works best for you and the organization for which you work. You apply these proven principles to your job, and if necessary, improve upon them. Our employees consider what has worked in the past and know when and how to update or tweak, when necessary, such work going forward. You respect the process because you see the success in what’s working and what needs to be done. We have created a smoothly running operation and we need employees like you who know how to ensure we keep operating as such.
This position is responsible for development, support and ongoing enhancements for one or more complex business system applications.  Activities include all aspects of support and development from fixing bugs to ensuring timely production runs; helping users to understand and use the system; recommending, developing and implementing application enhancements; management of the application system environment; project task estimation; and unit and system testing. Work with general direction from a project manager or team leaders.

• Responsible for writing of code to support business activity based on specifications developed by the business analysts and users.
• Occasionally involves the gathering, prioritizing and documenting the needs from both internal and external client groups in the absence of a Business Analyst resource.
• Works closely with project managers, team leaders and other development staff to monitor progress against agreed upon timeframes.
• Responsible for documenting and carrying out test plans and scripts as per established reference standards and codes.
• Responsible for correcting any bugs or system problems.
• Participate in the promotion, installation and support of production software
• Provides input to project manager and team leaders on specific technology/platform changes in his or her area of expertise to be used in setting new direction for the department
Sound like you?  Ideally, you’ll have three to five years of work experience developing or supporting business applications, excellent analytical, problem solving and communication skills; a strong team orientation and a good understanding of business concepts.  Additionally, you’ll have:
• Hands on development with HTML, CSS, Javascript, Java, Spring Framework ,  JSON
• Familiar with Javascript frameworks, e.g. Angular.
• Development experience in Amazon Web Service (AWS) an asset.
• Practical experience with WebSphere Portal development
• Experience with database, Oracle database, MySQL
• Working Knowledge of unit testing tools (JUnit, Jasmine)
• Working knowledge of version control (GIT/SVN) and issue tracking software (JIRA)
• Experience using Agile development methodology
• Excellent verbal and written communications skills

If you are the type of person who believes that if you need to accomplish an important task, then you might want a variety of viewpoints. You recognize the value of collaborating and sharing ideas. We are of the same mindset. We understand that the application of different perspectives through a shared effort can lead to a richer, higher quality outcome. That is why we encourage collaboration. If you enjoy that kind of open dialogue and brainstorming, let’s talk about how we can work together.

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/LGBT.

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