Data Loader

Parsons Co.

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Annapolis Junction, MD

Job Description

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Job Overview:

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Top Secret SCI w/Polygraph

Job Description:

Ready to be part of a team that tackles defense and data challenges? Are you interested in systems administration, managing large volumes of data and preparing it for analytic processing? Parsons is now hiring experienced Data Loaders with a desire to work on projects that change the world.

Parsons’ extensive experience in this field, combined with your knowledge, will propel your career forward with opportunity for advancement with top performance. We can offer training, development, and opportunities to work on marquee projects as you and our fast-paced business grow and evolve. We need our Data Loaders to be versatile, enthusiastic to work in highly flexible, team-oriented environments and who have exceptional communication, analytical and organizational skills.


Parsons is sourcing candidates for a project within the Department of Defense to provide a wide range of skills and expertise to perform technology development, testing, integration of hardware and software applications, and associated documentation and training.


Parsons is seeking Data Loader of various experience levels to perform the following:

  • Receive media through various transports including physical media.
  • Ingests the received media into data stores for analytic processing.


  • General application and operating system trouble shooting experience
  • Understanding of file systems (concept of files/folders/symbolic links/permissions,, commands like “file” + “mount”, what is FAT/NTFS/etc.)
  • Ability to write basic shell scripts (e.g. bash, csh, etc,)
  • Exceptional written and oral communications skill; must be detail-oriented
  • Ability to work independently, or under general direction


  • Two (2) years of Systems Administration experience, with preferably one (1) year of experience with systems administration in a Linux environment.

Technical experience/knowledge of shell script development and debugging, virtualized environments, and backup methods and backup formats.

Must be able to obtain, maintain and/or currently possess a security clearance.

The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by federal, state, provincial or local mandates or customer requirements.