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Parsons Corporation Cyber Analyst in Centreville, Virginia

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Top Secret SCI w/Polygraph

Job Description:

Parsons is looking for an experienced cyber analyst who is self-motivated, creative, curious, and a fast learner. The goal of the analyst is to help mission stakeholders solve today's hard problems and ensure that mission systems are operating at maximum effectiveness. Candidates will be expected to leverage a wide variety of tools to pinpoint relevant information and provide timely feedback to stakeholders to ensure mission success.

The heroes of a situation are the ones who can meet high pressure with high focus, high determination, and high productivity. If that's you, you're in high demand in our inclusive organization where our valued, diverse staff broadens our ability to find smart solutions.

Job Responsibilities

  • Work with large datasets, choosing the proper tools to organize and analyze

  • Analyze packet data and binary data to extract valuable information

  • Interact daily with customers, developers, and other project stakeholders

Required skills

  • Top Secret Clearance W/Polygraph

  • BS degree in related discipline; will consider experience considered in lieu of degree

  • 4+ years of experience working with Wireshark or other network analysis tools

  • Experience/knowledge of network configurations

  • Ethernet

  • IP

  • MPLS

  • ATM

  • Good understanding of various network protocols

  • Routing protocols

  • TCP

  • VoIP

  • Mobile/Cellular

  • Tunneling protocols/VPNs

  • DNS

  • Application layer protocols

Desired skills

  • Familiarity with other communications technologies:

  • Telephony

  • Mobile communications

  • Adept at using regular expressions and other parsing techniques

  • Enjoys exploring binary data, finding patterns, and reverse engineering proprietary protocols

  • 4+ years of experience with creating custom programs/scripts for automating tasks

  • 4+ years of experience working in a Linux command-line environment

  • Ability to communicate well with customers, developers, and other mission partners

  • Stays up-to-date on worldwide events/technology trends/cybersecurity

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

The position requires a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by all applicable laws.