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Parsons Corporation Advanced Cyber Auditor (ACA) in Fort Belvoir, Virginia

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Top Secret SCI

Job Description:


Advanced Cyber Auditor (ACA)


Are you ready for a challenge that will keep you on the cutting edge of cyber-security while supporting multidisciplinary mission assurance / vulnerability assessments on critical mission systems? Parsons provides comprehensive cyber security expertise for national defense programs and is seeking employees with an eye for detail, a drive to succeed, and a passion for ensuring mission success.

The Advanced Cyber Auditor (ACA) is an integral member of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) Mission Assurance/Vulnerability Assessment Team. As such, they assess the survivability of critical U.S. and allied national/theater mission systems, networks, architectures, infrastructures, and assets. The Assessment teams aim to ensure continuity to critical DoD missions and infrastructure by assessing the vulnerabilities and survivability against a broad spectrum of threats including accidents, natural disasters, technological failure, cyber-attacks, terrorists/Nation-state actors, radio frequency (RF) weapons, sabotage, and weapons of mass destruction (WMD). The ACA will use DTRA’s mobile Computer Network Defense/Exploitation (CND/E) tool kit to perform on-demand network and vulnerability assessments, digital forensics, finger printing, network traffic analysis, full packet capture and session replay, security information, and event management for real-time analysis of correlated data captures.

Assessment teams may deploy to high threat but permissive environments anywhere in the world. CONUS and OCONUS travel required up to 33% of the time for durations of up to two weeks per trip.

Top Secret/SCI Security Clearance eligibility required


Agnostic of threat, the ACA will review and assess all cyber-related issues for networks, systems, and applications supporting mission-critical operations in the following areas:

Computer Network Operations (CNO) and Computer Network Defense (CND)

Cybersecurity Service Provider (CSSP) policy and operations

System and Network Administration Implementation and Management, in concert with Cyber Transport Specialist (CT)

Cyber support to Continuity of Operations (COOP) and Disaster Recovery (DR)

Electronic Security and Access Control Systems (ESS and ACS, respectively)

Controls Systems and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition systems (CS and SCADA, respectively)

Operations Security (OPSEC)

Radio Frequency (RF) detection

Provide operational cyber space operations-related vulnerability mission impacts and mitigation/remediation recommendations to the customer


Possess Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, or related technical discipline; commensurate operational experience can serve as a substitute for degree requirements

Possess 5-7 years operational experience in the military, other Federal Government, or comparable civilian position in Cyberspace operations

Possess IAT Level II and CSSP Auditor certifications as defined and 8570.01-M, or ability to obtain certifications within 180 days of hire

Previous assessment experience desired


Working knowledge of the DoD Information Network (DODIN), DoD IT system and network certification and accreditation processes (i.e., RMF), to include system security authorization agreements and current and emerging cybersecurity threats

Possess working knowledge of DoD’s IT systems and network certification and accreditation processes to include system security authorization agreements

Possess working knowledge of the DoD Information Assurance Vulnerability Alert (IAVA) processes

Working knowledge of network vulnerability scanning tools

Working knowledge of network mapping tools

Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills

Possess expert knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio) to prepare presentations, reports, and white papers

The position requires a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief.

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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