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Parsons Corporation Senior Cyber Security Systems Engineer in Washington, District Of Columbia

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Top Secret SCI w/Polygraph

Job Description:

Are you ready to put your Cyber Security and Systems Engineering experience to work on complex projects in support of an exciting customer mission? Are you great with people and have a track record of delivering innovative and secure systems to satisfy the customer's mission?

Parsons is now hiring an experienced Senior Cyber Security Systems Engineer with the desire to work on developing innovative solutions to support the reliable operation of computer systems. You will be responsible for enhancing government customer capabilities while addressing security challenges.

Responsibilities:

Responsible for strengthening the defensive posture and cyber defense operational readiness of an IT Enterprise, our Enterprise Cyber Network Defense (ECND) program defends and protects Government assets from external Cyber Security attacks and Insider Threats that can potentially cause or create data, systems, networks, and personnel vulnerabilities.

The responsibilities of the Senior Cyber Security Systems Engineer position include the following:

  • Design, document, test, and deploy new Cyber Defense systems.

  • Research, analyze, document and brief written products outlining new and emerging Cyber Defense technologies.

  • Produce and disseminate build of Materials, cost analysis, and procurement recommendations of Cyber Defense technologies.

  • Operate independently to deliver Cyber Defense Solutions that meet customer requirements.

  • Execute pilot(s) and demonstrations of new, existing, or emerging Cyber Defense Technologies.

  • Provide Tier-3 operation and maintenance of Windows and Linux Operating Systems, as well as Cyber Defense systems such as, Fire-Eye, Fidelis, Gigamon, Suricata, and others.

  • Cloud computing, protection of data, applications, infrastructures and authenticating access to filtering traffic in a cloud environment.

  • Planning and directing upgrades and system enhancements.

  • Developing and implementing testing strategies and documenting results.

  • Developing documentation on new or existing systems.

  • Providing system/equipment/specialized training and technical guidance

  • Serving as liaison with clients, participating in meetings to ensure client needs are met.

  • Providing guidance and work leadership to less-experienced staff.

  • Communicating with customers and teammates clearly and concisely.

  • Maintaining current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned and may have supervisory responsibilities.

  • Participating in special projects as required.

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience and Education in Information Technology, Information Systems, Computer Security or related discipline

  • 12+ years relevant experience with HS/GED

  • 10+ years Associates Degree

  • 8+ years Bachelor's Degree

  • 6+ years Master's Degree

  • 4+ years PhD

  • Experience performing the job responsibilities listed above.

  • DoD 8570 IAT Level II Certification

  • Active DoD TS/SCI Clearance with Polygraph

Preferred Qualifications:

  • DoD 8570 Cyber Security Service Provider (CSSP) Infrastructure Support Certification

The anticipated annualized full time target compensation (median) for this position is: $130,000.00.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.

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