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Parsons Corporation Maritime, SCADA, Industrial Control System Specialist in Annapolis Junction, Maryland

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Top Secret SCI w/Polygraph

Job Description:

Are you ready to put your Maritime, Supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA), and Industrial Control System (ICS) experience to work on complex projects in support of an exciting customer mission? Are you great with people and have a track record of delivering innovative and secure systems to satisfy the customer’s mission?

Parsons is now hiring an experienced Maritime, SCADA, Industrial Control System Specialist with the desire to work on developing innovative solutions to support Cyber Operations missions. You will be responsible for enhancing government customer capabilities while addressing security challenges.

The ideal candidate will collaborate with the development engineers, test engineers and customer to provide subject matter expertise on SCADA, ICS, and maritime control systems in support of Cyber Operations activities. You will ensure appropriate security principles, concepts, methods, and practices are applied to achieve stakeholder objectives.


The responsibilities of the Maritime, SCADA, Industrial Control System Specialist position include the following:

  • Provide Subject Matter Expertise on Industrial Control Systems utilized in ship’s propulsion, electrical generation, electrical distribution and navigation and control systems.

  • Research and learn new technologies using vendor documentation, internet research and industry resources. Develop technical documentation outlining results of research.

  • Perform SCADA system programming utilizing script languages for advanced applications and maintenance.

Required Qualifications:

  • BA/BS in Engineering, electrical Engineering Technology, Electronics and Computer Technology with at least 3 years of distributed utility systems experience. Substitution: 5+ years of experience working directly with networking of maritime control systems, electrical power delivery, water system control and delivery, transportation control or critical infrastructure control systems or distribution of utility systems can be substituted for the degree.

  • Experience and knowledge of Maritime Control Systems, SCADA Networks, Networking for Industrial Control Systems, Ethernet Networks, Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI), Outage Management System (OMS), Geographic Information System (GIS) and Distribution Management System (DMS) interfaces.

  • Experience and knowledge with embedded software development, control systems and programmable logic.

  • Experience with network devices such as switches, routers, and SOH devices.

  • Experience performing the job responsibilities listed above.

  • DoD TS/SCI Clearance with Polygraph

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of applied work experience in a testing/modeling and simulation environment.

  • SANS Global Industrial Control Systems Professional (GICSP) certification.

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.

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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