Parsons Corporation Cyber Countermeasures Engineer in Fort Meade, Maryland

Cyber Countermeasures Engineer


Fort Meade, Maryland, United States

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Join a team of highly motivated and talented engineers that work well together in completing their mission while supporting and learning from each other. A great environment for someone that has a lot to offer and an appetite for further growth. An opportunity to make a real difference in securing our nation’s networks.

We are looking for a highly motivated Security Engineer with over five years of experience working in the information security field conducting vulnerability analysis on computer networks and software.Someone who hasexperience with industrial control system hardware, software and protocols; as well as astrong background in software development with C, C++ and Python.Also, experience with classified and open-source security tools and software frameworks.


  • Perform vulnerability research and analysis oncontrol system hardware and software

  • Perform directed research and create Proof ofConcept demonstrations

  • Design and develop tools in C, C++, C# andPython that extend the capabilities of control system hardware, software andtheir associated communication protocols

  • Design capabilities that are driven by either 1)an interactive operator 2) a configuration file or 3) environmental stimuli

  • Have experience with configuring and deployingremote network sensors using open-source and classified components anddatabases for detecting malicious activity on industrial control systemnetworks

  • Have conducted static and dynamic malicioussoftware analysis on suspect binary files in simulation networks

  • Interact with customer regularly to ensureproducts are aligned with the customer’s needs

  • Collaborate with other DoD organizations toensure capabilities align with their requirements and needs

  • Collaborate with commercial vendors and NationalLabs to best approach and accomplish the engineering task

  • Provide in-person support of developedcapabilities and operational expertise

  • Maintain test bed network for capabilityacceptance testing and an identical development network for analysis anddevelopment

  • Maintain exemplar test bed networks thatinterface with physical industrial control system components

  • Virtualize test bed networks from the physicalsystems (i.e. clone them) and interface their processing with ICS simulationsoftware (e.g. Triangle MicroWorks Test Harness)

  • Characterize the microelectronic components of adevice and their connectivity to better understand the technical overt systemprocess

  • Research in theintricacies of developing rootkit technologies and detection mechanisms


  • 7+ years in security systems engineering development, technologies, andmethodologies

  • 3 years of experience may be substituted with a bachelor’s degree incomputer science or a related field; an additional year for a master's degree

  • Experience in systemsengineering methodologies and technologies


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.