Parsons Corporation Network/Systems Engineer in Centreville, Virginia

Network/Systems Engineer


Centreville, Virginia, United States

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Network/Systems Engineer

Centreville, VA

Are you ready for a challenge that will keep you on the cutting edge of cyber-security? Parsons works on top level cyber-security projects for national defense programs and is hiring experienced Network Engineers with a focus on research, innovation and solving mission critical challenges. The Network Engineer will design and implement data networks and support a large multi-disciplinary team of Linux System Administrators, VMWare Virtualization engineering and Security professionals.Your role will be essential to the design, implementation, validation, management, security, and delivery of these networks and computing systems. This is your chance to help us with this vital mission.

Education and Clearance Requirements :

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Computer Security, Network Administration, System Administration or related field along with 8+ years of related work experience. Will consider work experience in lieu of a degree.

  • Candidate must be able to obtain a DoD TS security clearance by the U.S. Government.

Required Skills:

The Network Engineer must have extensive experience in the following areas:

Network Device Administration

  • Switch with VLAN Configuration

  • Router with Routing Protocols (RIP, BGP, OSPF)

  • VPN (IPSEC) Configuration

  • L3 Switch (VLAN and Routing Protocols)

  • SOHO device configuration

  • 802.11 Wireless network configuration

  • Cisco IOS Experience with CCNA Preferred

  • Juniper JunOS Experience

Network Tool Experience

  • Wireshark, Netcat, nmap, iperf, traceroute, nessus

Virtual Networking

  • VMWare Virtual Networking Configuration

  • PfSense virtual appliance configuration

Network Services Administration


Network Protocol Understanding


Cyber Security Administration

  • Firewall Configuration, Access Control Lists, and IP Tables rules

  • DISA Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) scans.

Good written and oral communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills are required.

Desired Skills:

Cross Domain Solution Experience

VM and Cloud Computing Administration

  • VMWare vSphere, vSAN and ESXi virtualization technology

  • Compute and Disk Server Administration

Cyber Security

  • Penetration Testing

  • Intrusion Detection System

  • Computer Security Certification Scans

Computer Hardware

  • Laptop, desktop computers

  • Rackmount Servers

  • Storage Array Systems

  • Backplane technology

Linux System Administration

  • Ubuntu and Red Hat Linux System Administration

  • Networking Configuration

  • Shell and Python programming

System Administration

  • Linux OS Loading and Repository on a closed network

  • Windows OS Loading and Updates on a closed network

  • Backup and Restore implementation

  • Windows and Linux Software Repository and Build Machine Maintenance

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.