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Parsons Corporation Cyber Planner - Red Cyber in Fort Belvoir, Virginia

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Job Description:

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 Cyber Planner is an integral member of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) Red Assessment Team. The DoD Red Team historically conducted analytical and physical red team assessments. The Advance Red cyber operations is the newest component of the DoD Red Team and conducts threat emulative cyber assessments to further the goals of the DoD Red Team. The advance red cyber team compliments these capabilities with a cyber-component that provides a more holistic DoD Red Team assessment. Incorporating a cyber-assessment capability into the DoD Red Team allows for better emulation of a sophisticated multidisciplinary adversarial campaign. This synergistic method provides the DoD Red Team’s customers with a holistic, realistic, and actionable assessment of an adversary’s ability to identify, deny, degrade, or compromise critical DoD capabilities or exfiltration data. The Cyber Planner will be the primary coordinator for cyber assessments liaising between customers, external stakeholders, assessment site POCs, and DTRA’s technical SMEs.

Duties are primarily executed at home station; however, assessment teams may deploy to high threat but permissive environments anywhere in the world. CONUS and OCONUS travel for durations of up to two weeks per trip.

Top Secret/SCI Security Clearance eligibility required.

What You'll Be Doing:

Conduct planning for red cyber operations, including:

Liaises between customers, external stakeholders, assessment site POCs, and DTRA’s technical SMEs in order to maximize the effectiveness and safety of cyber assessments.

Understands customer assessment objectives and the technical requirements necessary to meet those objectives.

Ensures the rules of engagement for cyber assessments abide by all applicable DoD and DTRA policies and procedures.

Drafts, coordinate, and maintain assessment-specific documents for network connection authorization, rules of engagement, and trusted agent agreements for assigned cyber activities.

During assessments, act as the primary liaison between DTRA’s technical SMEs and assessment customers and trusted agents, facilitating answers to questions or concerns that may arise during an assessment.

Maximize the effectiveness and safety of cyber assessments.

What Required Skills You'll Bring:

Possess a high school diploma or college degree in Computer Science, Computer Forensics, Computer Engineering, Cybersecurity, Electrical Engineering, or a related technical discipline, and/or military training and the following years of experience:

HS diploma and 8-10 years of experience

BS and 5-7 years of experience

MS and 3-5 years of experience

Possess a minimum of operational experience as listed above in the military, other Federal Government, or comparable civilian position in Cyberspace Operations (Offensive Cyberspace Operations, Defensive Cyberspace Operations, and Cyberspace Exploitation), Cyber Red Team, Penetration Testing, and/or Information Operations (IO)

What Desired Skills You'll Bring:

Working knowledge of cyber tools and processes for assessments, specifically red team engagements

Experience coordinating assessments and access approvals

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.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Top Secret SCI

This position is part of our Federal Solutions team.

Our Federal Solutions segment delivers resources to our US government customers that ensure the success of missions around the globe. Our diverse, intelligent employees drive the state of the art as they provide services and solutions in the areas of defense, security, intelligence, infrastructure, and environmental. We promote a culture of excellence and close-knit teams that take pride in delivering, protecting, and sustaining our nation's most critical assets, from Earth to cyberspace. Throughout the company, our people are anticipating what’s next to deliver the solutions our customers need now.

We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as medical, dental, vision, paid time off, 401(k), life insurance, flexible work schedules, and holidays to fit your busy lifestyle!

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

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company’s core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

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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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