Parsons Corporation Clever Computer Network Defense Analyst in Fort Meade, Maryland

Clever Computer Network Defense Analyst


Fort Meade, Maryland, United States

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Do you enjoy chasing the bad guys? Does the word “hunt” make you excited? If so, we have the job for you. We’re looking for talented individuals to help us identify threats and defend networks in real-time. These are critical times in our country and Parsons needs your help to defend her.

In this role, you will work directly in an operations organization on a small tight-knit team identifying data and collection sources and developing computer network defense analytics. Do you love hunt operations and love the pursuit of adversaries? Do you like correlating network traffic with host data? Are you a fan of Splunk. Together, they make for a mean recipe for defense. This is an exciting time to push the envelope and stop bad people in their tracks. What are you waiting for? If you want to be left-of-boom, apply now.


  • Experience in Cyber/Computer NetworkDefense

  • At least four (4) years of general experience in software development/engineering, computer science, computer engineering, mathematics, or a related discipline

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/Engineering or related field can be substituted for 4 years general experience

  • One year experience developing software with high level languages, such as Java

  • One year experience with the Map Reduce programming model, the Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS), and technologies such as Hadoop, Hive, etc.



  • Computer Network Defense Monitoring andIntrusion Analysis, using various IDS, such as Bro and Snort

  • Knowledge of host-based ComputerDefense/Analysis, using Sysinternals, Event log analysis, and collection toolssuch as Google Rapid Response

  • Experience with memory analysis tools suchas Volatility

  • Knowledge of Computer Networking

  • Knowledge of Windows Server/WorkstationArtifacts: Logs, Registry, and Filesystem, i.e Windows 7 through Windows 10,Windows Server 2003 – Windows Server 2012

  • Knowledge of scripting to help automateanalysis and processing, e.g. bash, batch, in-line Python or Perl

  • Ability to work well on a team and adaptskills to accomplish tasks and document findings

  • Knowledge of analytic frameworks such asSplunk

  • Security+ certification and Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) certification

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/LGBT.

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Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT

Parsons is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards 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 applicable laws.