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Parsons Corporation Network/ Security Engineer with TS/SCI Poly in Littleton, Colorado

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Top Secret SCI w/Polygraph

Job Description:

Ready for a challenge that will keep you on the edge of cyber security? Are you an experienced Network professional who thrives in a fastpaced environment working with teams in a support role? Imagine yourself working on top level critical network defense missions alongside seasoned professionals. Parsons is now hiring Network Engineers with a passion for innovation and solving mission critical challenges.

Parsons experience in this highly demanding field will propel your career as you work alongside seasoned network ninjas. Opportunity to advance quickly with top performance will ensure you're always being challenged and moving forward. In this role you'll conduct research into IT system capabilities and means of meeting customer requirements. We're looking for network gurus who identify, design, test, deploy, and document solutions for network and telecommunications problems.

Job Responsibilities

  • Developing algorithms for models using networking and/or telecommunications technologies and systems

  • Designing modules representing traditional circuit switched networks

  • Conducting and analyzing data captures to obtain network performance information

  • Establishes and maintains network performance

  • Builds net configurations and connections

  • Troubleshoots network problems

  • IP address auditing

  • Establishes networking environment by designing system configuration and directing system installation

  • Defines, documents, and enforces system standards

  • Maximizes performance by troubleshooting network problems and outages and scheduling upgrades

  • Configures router

  • Updates data servers and network equipment

  • Collaborates with network architects on network optimization

  • Secures network system by establishing and enforcing policies and defining and monitoring access

  • Enterprise consists of several stand-alone environments

  • Knowledge of working with, and creating vlans

  • Prep for tech refreshes and environment baseline builds

  • Maintain/renew service maintenance contracts for all assets

  • Communicate with vendors (quotes)

  • Submit maintenance renewals to Procurement Action Board

  • Engineer, implement and monitor security measures for the protection of computer systems, networks and information

  • Identify and define system security requirements

  • Prepare and document standard operating procedures and protocols

  • Configure and troubleshoot security infrastructure devices

  • Develop technical solutions and new security tools to help mitigate security vulnerabilities and automate repeatable tasks

  • Ensure that the company knows as much as possible, as quickly as possible about security incidents

  • Write comprehensive reports including assessment-based findings, outcomes and propositions for further system security enhancement

  • Monitor / react to CVEs

  • Ensure assets configured / hardened based on STIGs and Sys Ad discussions

  • Attend weekly meetings w/ customer, ISSO discussing vulnerabilities

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Must have an active DoD TS/SCI with Poly

  • Security+ certification

  • Not less than 8 years of previous network engineering experience

  • Experience with Cisco Nexus Series Switches, Cisco Fabric Extensions, Juniper Firewalls, Kemp Load Balancers, and Infoblox (DNS)

  • Network diagnostic and network analytics tools

  • Knowledge of IOS, Junos, and NIOS

  • Ability to Network troubleshoot

  • LAN knowledge

  • Network hardware configuration

  • Network performance tuning

  • Detailed technical knowledge of database and operating system security

  • Hands on experience in security systems to include firewalls, intrusion detection systems, anti-virus software, authentication systems, log management, content filtering, etc

  • Experience with network security, networking technologies, and network monitoring tools

  • Understanding of the latest security principles, techniques, and protocols

  • Familiarity with web related technologies (Web applications, Web Services, Service Oriented Architectures) and of network/web related protocols

  • Willing and Able to travel to other customer sites when necessary - 10%-15% (within a 30-ish mile radius)

Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • Experience in a DoD IT enterprise

  • CCNA certification

  • CISSP certification

  • Bachelor's Degree in a job-related field of study

The anticipated annualized full time target compensation (median) for this position is: $115,000.00.Benefits for this position include: medical, dental, vision, paid time off and 401K.Must be able to obtain, maintain and/or currently possess a security clearance.

The position requires a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard 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 all applicable laws.