Parsons Corporation Systems Engineer (Research Savvy, Linux ) in Centreville, Virginia
Minimum Clearance Required to Start:
Top Secret SCI
Are you looking to use and grow your Linux system engineering skills to help solve the hardest cyber problems? Are you interested in cyber research, helping to create flexible and scalable cyber test platforms? Parsons is looking for system engineers with solid Linux skills to help us support a cutting-edge cyber research project, utilizing and expanding our network-based platform to help engineer, test, and validate next-generation cyber systems. Join us and help determine the future paths to help protect our systems!
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Engineer/build new Linux-based systems for testing and validation of next-generation cyber systems
Improve upon our automated build process to configure and deploy systems quickly and securely
Use creative new methods for testing, validating, and hardening cyber systems
Use and improve your networking knowledge to enhance the fidelity of test environments
Work in an experimental environment demonstrating a strong need for self-directed work as requirements change
TS/SCI security clearance
BS degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, related discipline
Minimum 8 years related experience
Understanding of Linux, network configuration, and virtual machines
Experience with internetworking (BGP routing and MPLS, experience at a commercial ISP is a huge plus)
Some coding experience
Experience with open source automation tools such as Ansible, Jenkins, Chef, and Puppet
Knowledge of network routing protocols such as BGP and OSPF
Strong communication skills - help the team use your product!
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.