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Parsons Corporation Principal Cyber Analyst in Centreville, Virginia

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Top Secret SCI

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 the 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.

Required skills

  • 5+ 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

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

  • Adept at using regular expressions and other parsing techniques

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

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

  • 5+ 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.

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.