Junior Software Developer

at Parsons Corporation in Schaumburg, Illinois, United States

Job Description

In a world of possibilities, pursue one with endless opportunities. Imagine Next!

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:

How would you like to be help build technology that runs cities around the country? We are looking to hire a Full-Stack Java Developer to be a part of the Intelligent NETworks (iNET) software development team. iNET is Parsons’ industry-leading smart-city software used to improve the management, efficiency, effectiveness, safety, and livability of our cities and communities. This role is based in Schaumburg IL with a hybrid work schedule available.

Our iNET Software provides: Smart Mobility Capabilities – No matter the transportation system-freeway, highway, toll road, transit route, tunnel, arterial road, or other-iNET applies state-of-the-art operational solutions to enable smarter mobility and smarter cities overall. This includes interfacing with transportation devices, variables message signs, traffic signals, cameras, air quality monitoring sensors, smart lighting, and many other devices to monitor and respond to traffic anomalies and environmental changes. Data collected by iNET is also used for Big Data Analysis, ingesting, and processing large volumes of transportation and other smart-city data into a cloud- and/or premise-based big data environment. This solution includes integrated big data analytics tools to enable ad hoc reporting of the big data environment information.

In this team, you will be working on Parsons high performance real-time Advanced Transportation Management System (iNET) platform. You will function as a team member, working on state-of-the-art web-based technologies collaboratively with other scrum team members. You will be expected to provide input on requirement analysis, design decisions and help drive the direction of the projects on which you work. This candidate will be a strong communicator, comfortable in front of clients explaining solutions in a manner that is appropriate for the current audience. Lastly, this individual is a driven self-starter who is ready to dive into the latest full-stack technologies and develop/modernize our product as well as support ongoing projects.


+ Understanding project scope and requirements and translating them to work items

+ Provide accurate estimates for project requirements and enhancement requests

+ Provide input to lead engineer on solutions, approaches, and designs to meet customer requirements

+ Prepare and document detailed specifications for junior developers

+ Develop technical designs in accordance with the requirements

+ Develop, implement, test and debug application software primarily using Java/JEE technologies

+ Participate in SCRUM team activities as part of project delivery

+ Perform at an advanced technical level and demonstrate complete understanding of all phases of applications systems analysis and programming activities.


+ Experience with popular open-source Java libraries and frameworks

+ Experience using Web and API frameworks including React JS, Spring boot, Angular, REST, HTML5, JavaScript, jQuery, CSS, XML, JSON, JSP, Servlets

+ Experience in application/web server environment including Wildfly/JBOSS, Tomcat, IIS.

+ Experience with Atlassian products: Confluence, JIRA, and Bitbucket

+ Familiarity with DevOps and Continuous Integration toolsets and concepts

+ Experience interfacing with back-end applications using RESTful web services, SOAP, message queues, JSON etc.

+ Experience working with big data, reporting/dashboarding tools such as Jaspersoft, Tableau, and/or big data analytics is a plus

+ Experience in using cloud based managed services such as AWS, Google, or Azure

+ Knowledge of relational databases such as SQL Server, MySQL, and Oracle

+ Proficient understanding of modern IDEs such as Eclipse or IntelliJ

+ Experience working on Windows / Linux / Unix development and production environments


Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related technical field

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

This position is part of our Critical Infrastructure team.

For more than 75 years, our experts have designed and delivered the critical infrastructure that connects and protects communities around the world. We work in diverse, collaborative teams, both within the company and with our partners and customers, to plan, design, build, and modernize infrastructure. We take special pride in projects and solutions that improve communities as well as people’s quality of life by promoting economic growth, enhancing mobility, and increasing sustainability and resiliency. Powered by our people, we provide the imagination necessary to support our customers’ visions-and to help them see new possibilities.

Salary Range:

$61,200.00 – $107,100.00

We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as medical, dental, vision, paid time off, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), 401(k), life insurance, flexible work schedules, and holidays to fit your busy lifestyle!

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!About Us

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/LGBTQ+.

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Job Posting: JC261557816

Posted On: Jun 20, 2024

Updated On: Jul 03, 2024

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