Jan 30, 2020

Senior Software Engineer

  • Professional Diversity Network
  • Honolulu, HI, USA
Full-Time Engineering

Job Description


Field Software Engineer - Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii

Polaris Alpha, a Parsons company, provides cutting edge solutions development based on the latest advances in open software design and integration. The company is best known for not only understanding our customer's needs, but also consistently exceeding their expectations. Polaris Alpha develops sophisticated data visualization, event analysis, pattern detection, mission planning and mobile software using net centric and enterprise architectures. With Polaris Alpha, no job is too large or too small. In this position, the engineer will be responsible for understanding customer information challenges and creating unique solutions to address those challenges. This is an opportunity to join the team supporting Pacific Air Forces at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii with field FSRs across the Pacific collecting requirements for the HQ PACAF-based team to implement. The work environment is fast-paced with rapidly changing priorities, which requires the candidate to be flexible and focused.

* Support the creation, implementation, configuration, administration, and maintenance of data analysis and visualization products.

* Create, maintain, configure, and upgrade client data domains.

* Support client user communities to include training, assistance with software use, and assistance in the generation of analytical products.

* Document all on-site configurations/customizations and coordinate with CONUS-based engineers for configuration management.

* Serve as a corporate representative for demonstrating Polaris Alpha capabilities to the organization and visitors.

* Analyze client requirements, data sources, infrastructure, and gaps to develop comprehensive solutions using data analysis and visualization products.

* Serve as a user advocate throughout the development process by monitoring and representing client change requests and software bugs reports while providing client follow-up.

* Provide basic hands-on system administration support based on direction from the system administration team.

* On occasion, support business development activities to include providing contact opportunities, supporting proposals, or attending meetings.

Required Skills

  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Must possess a Secret U.S. Government security clearance
  • Experience with the following: Javascript, HTML, CSS, SQL, XML, JSON
  • Experience creating custom web-based visualizations
  • Able to write Web Service calls to external systems
  • Use and administration of DBMS such as Microsoft SQL Server, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, MySQL, etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle a dynamic environment where priorities consistently shift
  • Ability to deliver high visibility products (directly supporting 4-star efforts) in a short time period
  • Ability to stay current with emerging technologies
  • Self-starter who identifies a risk/problem and initiates activity to address it without being prompted
  • Able to work on a geographically dispersed team and help others or ask for help when needed

Desired Skills

As they say, the devil is in the details. We value those who don't take the little things for granted. It's why the specifics of your work fascinates you. You know that accuracy counts. Your insights, intuition, and precision set you apart. And while management might not understand how you will keep track of it all, they're glad that they have you to do it.

  • Security + Certification
  • Possess a Top Secret/SCI U.S. Government security clearance
  • Experience merging data sources to drive one visualization
  • Support Web-enabled Temporal Analysis System (WebTAS) in an operational environment.
  • Experience with Java, Powershell scripting, and Angular or React
  • Understand CIDNE capabilities and structure
  • Administration of server operating systems such as Microsoft Window Server and Linux.
  • Database design.
  • Programming or scripting languages.
  • Software Requirements Development.
  • Conduct Software Training.

Parsons has been a leader, innovator, and change agent for 75 years. Over this period, our industry has undergone continual change and we have been, and continue to be, proactive in taking advantage of the opportunities presented by change. The pace of adaptation of transformational technologies such as artificial intelligence, cloud computing, robotics, and big data analytics in our markets offers Parsons exciting opportunities to solve complex challenges for our customers in new and different ways.

Ready to become one of our influencers?

Must be eligible to obtain and maintain, or currently possess Secret clearance.

Ready for action? We're looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don't 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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