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Parsons Corporation Sr. Cyber Operations Specialist (TS/SCI w/ Polygraph) in Linthicum, Maryland

Ready to be part of a cutting edge growing Cyber Security project that will make a huge impact on the DOD/Intel community? This exciting role as the team's primary Cyber Operations Specialist supports vulnerability assessments of large weapons systems. Perform hands on vulnerability research and assessments to identify mitigation strategies related to possible cyber threats compromises. Must be a creative problem solver and creative out of the box thinker. Must be able to work across the full stack from hardware to application layer.

Overall Role and duties:

  • Perform hands-on interactive vulnerability assessments in order to mitigate possible threats, protect against bad actors, or insider threats, foreign sabotage, international terrorist activities, or to support other intelligence activities.

  • Provide technical assessments or applications and infrastructure, security design reviews and risk assessments. This is a hands-on role, requiring skills from the hardware to the application layer. Must Possess knowledge and expertise in security best practices, vulnerability analysis, network defense tactics and techniques

  • Perform information security event analysis, network defense tactics and techniques. Knowledge and experience with information network software and hardware. Assess information network threats such as computer viruses, exploits, and malicious attacks.

  • Work in a team environment to conduct research / analysis of current and emerging Cyber Threats defining requirements, test concepts, test equipment, and data collection requirements for assessments and tests.

  • Participate in overall system engineering lifecyle and framework that incorporate mission resiliency against cyber threat and design process. Review and produce technical documentation regarding requirements, analysis, design and strategic recommendations for next steps.

Qualifications (Level 3) :

  • 5 years experience as a Cyber Operations Specialist on program and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required. BS in Computer Science, Cyber security, or other InfoSec disciplines

  • DODD 8140 (8570) IAT level 3 ( CASP+CE, CCNP, CISA, CISSP, GCED, or GCID) required

  • An ACTIVE TS/SCI with Polygraph

Place of performance is Annapolis Junction or Linthicum, MD

Must be able to obtain, maintain and/or currently possess a security clearance.

Ready for action? We're looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don't hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Technical Services and Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.

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