Parsons Corporation Incident Response Analyst in McLean, Virginia

Incident Response Analyst


McLean, Virginia, United States

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Readyfor a challenge that will require your experience and keep you on the edge of cyber security? Come join our Parsons Government Solutions, Cyber Assurance Group (CAG), and enjoy a career with some of the best professionals in the market. You willprovide support to on-going operations in the areas of incident response and investigation, full-spectrum digital forensics and applied research in emerging areas of Intrusion Detection/Prevention, Insider Threat, and Cloud Converged Security. At times, this position will require you to develop and deliver training modules related to the aforementioned domains.


  • Collects and analyzes cyber event information and performs threat or target analysis duties.

  • Provides operations for persistent monitoring on a 24/7 basis of all designated networks, enclaves, and systems. Interprets, analyzes, and reports all events and anomalies in accordance with computer network directives, including initiating, responding, and reporting discovered events.

  • Provides oversight of incident data flow and response, content, and remediation, and partners with other incident response centers in maintaining an understanding of threats, vulnerabilities, and exploits that could impact networks and assets.

  • Performs real-time proactive security monitoring and reporting on various security enforcement systems, such as SIEM, anti-virus, internet content filtering/reporting, malcode prevention, firewalls, IDS IPS, Web security, anti-spam, etc.

  • Performs the role of incident coordinator for all IT security events requiring focused response, containment, investigation, and remediation.

  • Manages and executes first-level responses and addresses reported or detected incidents.

  • Reports to and coordinates with external organizations and authorities.

  • Coordinates and distributes directives and vulnerability and threat advisories to identified consumers.

  • Provides daily summary reports of network events and activities and delivers metric reports.


  • Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 5+ years related technical experience required for the level 3 role.

  • Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 9+ years related technical experience required for the level 4 role.

  • Experience working cyber incident management.

  • Threat/network defense and troubleshooting experience required.Proof of U.S. citizenship or permanent residency is required due to government or federal requirement.

  • U.S. citizens ONLY due to government or federal requirement.

  • Applicants selected for employment may be subject to a federal background investigation and may need to meet additional eligibility requirements for access to classified information or materials.

  • Top Secret w/SCI eligibility required.

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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.

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