Senior Software Architect in Patuxent River, MD at Parsons

Date Posted: 11/12/2019

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Job Description

Polaris Alpha, a Parsons Company, has an opening for a Senior Software Architect supporting an integrated mission system at Naval Air Station Patuxent River. The Software Architect will provide expertise to support the making of design choices, coordinate and oversee technical standards, including software coding standards, tools, and platforms.  In this position you must have the ability to examine code base hosted on a system and make knowledgeable recommendations on future designs.  The Senior Software Architect will also be responsible for:

  • Designing, developing and executing software solutions to address system requirements
  • Providing architectural recommendations to the technical team
  • Evaluating and recommending tools, technologies and processes to ensure the highest quality product platform
  • Troubleshooting code level problems quickly and efficient


  • 5+ years of professional experience developing software architecture, requirements, and design
  • Bachelor's degree in Science, Technology or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • U.S. citizen with a TS/SCI eligible Clearance

Required Skills:

  • Must be proficient with C++
  • Experience with SysML (e.g. Rhapsody or CAMEO)
  • Must be technically-inclined, a great problem-solver, and possess excellent communication skills
  • Excellent written, verbal and customer service skills
  • Ability to work in a collaborative, customer-facing and secure operational work environment
  • Ability to self-direct and self-manage workload comprised of multiple, parallel activities with little to no managerial oversight
  • Proficiency with C++ and Java

Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge of and experience with virtualization
  • Knowledge of and/or experience with containerization
  • Experience in Assessment and Authorization, Cybersecurity, Software Security Engineering or Software Security Testing

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

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