Parsons Corporation Cyber Operations Specialist in Centreville, Virginia

Cyber Operations Specialist


Centreville, Virginia, United States

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Cyber Operations Specialist

Centreville VA, Columbia MD, VA Beach VA, Fort Gordon GA, Colorado Springs CO

Ready to use your expertise on a wide variety of difficult defense security assignments, applying analytical techniques as part of a team that tackles national defense challenges? Want to take your Cyber skills to the next level to work on tough projects that will make a huge impact? Parsons is now hiring fully qualified Cyber Operations Specialist, experienced in utilizing Cyber methods and practices with a passion for providing systems support on a variety of highly complex tasks.

The individual will support cyber operations in direct coordination with customers. He or she will provide advice, technical expertise and operational understanding of Parsons capabilities employed by government personnel and help to tie them to established staff processes utilized by customer organizations.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • BS degree and 5+ years of related professional experience in the field of Cyber Operations.

  • Will consider experience in lieu of a degree.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance.

Minimum Skills:

·Candidates must be proficient at Linux administration using the command line interface (CLI). Candidates must be capable of maintaining Debian or Red Hat based Linux systems to include using common CLI tools (cd, less, netstat, ps, etc.), installing and maintaining programs (apt, yum), conducting remote administration (SSH), transferring files (SCP), and performing basic troubleshooting. Candidates must be able to parse and manipulate textual data using tools such as Grep, Awk, Cut, Sed, etc.

·Candidates must possess strong a understanding of networking to include the OSI Model, TCP/IP protocol, and common application protocols including HTTP/S, DNS, Telnet, SSH, FTP, SMTP, SMB, etc.

·Candidates must possess a strong understanding of enterprise networking concepts and technologies including Cisco IOS, and routing protocols such as OSPF, BGP, RIP, etc.

·Candidates must be proficient at analyzing network packet capture using industry standard tools including Wireshark, Tshark, TcpDump, Bro, Snort, etc.

·Candidates must be able to automate tasks using scripted or high level programming languages such as Python, C, Bash, etc. Candidates must be knowledgeable of basic programming constructs including variables, input/output, functions, branching (if/else), and repetition statements (for, while).

·Candidates must remain current on IT/InfoSec technologies, threats, and skills.

Desirable Skills:

·Expertise in penetration testing, red teaming, or offensive cyber operations.

·Expertise in forensics, intrusion detection, and information security operations.

·Expertise in network protocol reverse engineering and fuzzing with libraries such as Scapy or Sulley.

·Expertise in network architecture and design, including knowledge of Cloud and virtualization technologies.

·Active certifications from the following vendors are highly desirable: Offensive Security (OSCP), GIAC/SANS, Red Hat, OpenStack, Cisco, and VMWare.

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.