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Estimated Pay $65 per hour
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Welcome, Maryland

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Job Description

Space Ground System Solutions, a Parsons company, has an immediate full-time opening for a software engineer at our customer site in Welcome, MD. The position will act as a Missions Operator to perform duties in satellite Mission Management at the Blossom Point Tracking Facility (BPTF) in Welcome, MD. The operator will be stationed onsite full time at BPTF and use the VMOC software to provide satellite plans and schedules for a set of satellites being operated from BPTF.


  • Work closely with others at the Site to ensure the satellite missions are operating appropriately, and meeting mission goals
  • Support anomaly analysis when issues arise with VMOC or the missions in general
  • Maintain records of actions taken and decisions made with VMOC operationally for all missions
  • Collaborate with the VMOC development team to provide feedback for operations (bugs & feature improvements) and coordinate software updates


  • Must be a US citizen
  • Active DoD Secret clearance required; with the ability to obtain a TS clearance
  • BS in relevant field (Computer Science, Software Engineer, Information Technology) and/or relevant experience
  • Minimum of 3 years' overall professional experience
  • Basic knowledge of Linux: basic terminal commands and RedHat desktop usage
  • Database usage: concepts of database usage & SQL commands
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills
  • Problem solving capabilities to diagnose and troubleshoot problems with operations


  • General experience and/or knowledge of satellites and satellite operations
  • Software Testing or Development background
  • Basic scripting knowledge

SGSS is passionate about making our nation the undisputed leader in Space because we understand that ensuring our security for future generations depends on it. We have emerged as a leader in the development of cutting-edge solutions for the Department of Defense and Intelligence Community. Our tremendous success can be attributed to our people and our priorities. Do you want to be part of a team that is helping the government solve major national security challenges in the space domain? We need your help.

SGSS believes in taking care of their employees by offering:

  • ALL benefits fully funded, for your entire family
    • Medical/Dental/Vision/Group Life/STD/LTD - no employee premiums
  • HSA (Health Savings Account) provided, with SGSS funding the maximum amount allowed by the IRS
  • Retirement Savings Plan (RSP/401k) with a 20% annual company contribution - no employee contribution required


If this position requires a government clearance, the applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for accessing classified information.

Each Division of Parsons is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All divisions are committed to making employment decisions based on valid requirements, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by state, local or federal law. For more information, please visit