Parsons Corporation Versatile Systems Engineer in Fort Meade, Maryland

Versatile Systems Engineer


Fort Meade, Maryland, United States

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Ready for a challenge that will keep you on the cutting edge of cyber-security? We work on top level cyber-security for national defense programs and is hiring experiencedSystems Engineerswith a focus on research, innovation and solving mission critical challenges.

Parsons’ extensive experience in the cleared space, combined with your advanced technical knowledge, will propel your career forward with opportunity for advancement with top performance. Training, development and opportunities toswitch teams and projectsas you and our fast-paced business grow and evolve. We need ourEngineersto be versatile, display leadership qualities and be enthusiastic to tackle new challenges across the full-stack as we continue to pushsecurityforward.

We're looking for a candidate to come in and perform systems engineering via a variety of skill sets to help lead full life-cycle creation and support of our customer's lab network, which consist of multiple Linux servers and desktops running a plethora of VMs (mostly Windows) to enable our customer to test a variety of mitigations in a variety of environments.

The performance tasks will include:

  • Efficiently build and maintain VMWare Horizon systems, clients, and environment

  • Automate the VDI infrastructure build process where possible (kickstart, Puppet, Ansible, etc)

  • Keep up to date on IAVA patching and ensure our systems are always ready for updated scans

  • Demonstrated understanding and ease of building, evaluating, and testing Group Policy Objects GPO

  • Maintain and optimize DNS and DHCP as requested

  • Configure and enable Active Directory Domain Services AD DS to ensure systems and resources are properly managed within the virtual infrastructure

  • Manage vSphere virtual environment, to include Horizon, vSAN and automated deployment

  • Demonstrate a knowledge of Cisco Catalyst and Nexus networking to include iSCSI SAN design and Firewall configurations

  • Demonstrated familiarity with security tools, NMAP, OpenVAS, Angler, Metasploit, and Kali

  • Lead through subject matter expertise and understanding of the system

Required qualifications

  • Experience in ESXI/VMWare and Window and Linux administration

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science/Engineering or related field


Preferred qualifications

  • Understanding of secure systems engineering development, including system security requirements analysis, system security requirements allocation, trade-off analysis, other systems security analyses, and secure system definition and specification development computer implant architecture and development

  • Experience managing a virtualized cluster

  • Strong Windows and Linux administration skills

  • In-depth understanding of networking

  • Applicable security certifications: CISSP, RHCE, Security+ Container technologies such as Docker

  • Repositories such as Git, SVN, Aptitude and RPM

  • Experience with Windows Hyper-V

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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/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.