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Parsons Corporation Cyber Operations Engineer (Red Team) in Chantilly, Virginia

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Top Secret SCI w/Polygraph

Job Description:

As our Red Team expert, Parsons Federal Intelligence seeks to hire Cybersecurity Penetration Test (PenTest) Manager to provide technical leadership of a team to ethically conduct systematic and rigorous attacks needed to breach our client’s cybersecurity defenses through real-world attack techniques. In addition to day-to-day team planning, monitoring, and quality control, the manager will review and evaluate customer enterprise information technology (EIT) and recommend to the customer changes needed to assure information confidentiality, integrity, and availability. Responsibilities also include, perform security focused services to improve the security posture of the Customer’s EIT, advising on procurement and administering laboratory IT capabilities. If not already possessed, within six months from start date, must complete a Cybersecurity Auditor certification (per DoD Approved 8570 Baseline Certifications).

Your energy, dedication and focus are apparent to all. Colleagues can’t help but judge their own standards by yours. Your positive energy contributes to team morale and productivity. Our organization will greatly appreciate your talent for bringing such motivation and inspiration to work every day. If you would like to be recognized for your standard-setting performance, let's meet!

Required Qualifications:

  • Active Top Secret/SCI Security clearance with Counter Intelligence Polygraph

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Cybersecurity, or a related field of study and 15 years of experience

  • Strong proficiency in the use of industry standard penetration testing tools

  • Strong written communication skills and ability to clearly document assessment findings with recommendations

Preferred technical qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Cybersecurity, or a related field of study

  • Knowledge of ICD 503 and the Government's certification and accreditation process

  • Experience with networks, computer components, system protocols, and technology

  • Knowledge of system methodologies including client/server, web hosting, web content servers, policy servers, directory servers, firewalls, WAN, MAN, LAN, switches, and routers

  • Experience with software integration of COTS and GOTS products

  • Configuring and supporting various operating systems (Windows, Linux, UNIX, Mac OS), virtualization platforms (VMware, Xen, Hyper V), and cloud platforms (AWS, Azure, etc.)

  • Experience with configuration management and system maintenance including integration testing and penetration testing and analysis

  • System certification activities and efforts related to system certification and accreditation

  • Security procedures for systems and software within area of expertise to ensure consistent security policy implementation

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

The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by federal, state, provincial or local mandates or customer requirements.

About Us

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/LGBTQ+.

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