Parsons Corporation Linux Systems Engineer Top Secret in Centreville, Virginia

Linux Systems Engineer Top Secret


Centreville, Virginia, United States

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Linux Systems Engineer Top Secret

Centreville, VA

US Citizenship Required

You know that great feeling you get when you solve a really tricky problem with a brilliant solution? We feel that a lot over here. We’re looking for problem solvers that can create and deploy software to meet our customers’ needs and make the world a safer place. We tackle complex problems on a daily basis, we have a roster including some of the best and the brightest in the industry, and we provide a great place to grow your career. We offer positions including working to analyze and counter cyber threats, doing cutting-edge software development, or working on-site with our customers' test and field-deployed systems, with the mobility to try new things and learn new skills as you become ready to take on new challenges.


  • Assess system architecture and current hardware limitations

  • Participate in gathering business and product functional and performance requirements

  • Define and design system specifications, input/output processes, and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility

  • Participate in customer briefings and technical exchanges

  • Frequent local DC Metro Area travel

  • Occasional Domestic and/or International travel

Required Qualifications:

  • Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related from an accredited institution

  • 2 to 99years of experience as a systems engineer or similar role

  • Experience working with Linux (RHEL or CentOS a plus)

  • Familiarity with virtualization technologies, networking, shell scripting

  • Active TS security clearance

Applicants selected for employment may be subject to a federal background investigation and may need to meet additional eligibility requirements for access to classified information or materials. TS clearance required

Desired Qualifications:

  • Redhat Certified Systems Administrator/Redhat Certified Engineer

  • Familiarity with software development lifecycle

  • Experience with configuration management and discrepancy tracking tools

  • Experience with Automation tools (Ansible, Puppet, etc.)

Ready for action? We’re looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don’t hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of technical services. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.

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/LGBT.

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Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT

Parsons is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards 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 applicable laws.