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Centreville, Virginia

Req #: R113453


  • US - VA, Centreville

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Top Secret SCI w/Polygraph

Job Description:

Parsons is looking for an experienced cyber analyst who is self-motivated, creative, curious, and a fast learner.  The goal of the analyst is the ensure that mission systems are operating at maximum effectiveness.  Candidates will be expected to leverage a wide variety of tools to pinpoint relevant information and provide timely feedback to stakeholders to ensure mission success.

Required skills

  • Top Secret Clearance W/Polygraph
  • 2+ years of experience working with Wireshark or other network analysis tools
  • Experience/knowledge of network configurations
    • Ethernet
    • IP
    • MPLS
    • ATM
  • Good understanding of various network protocols
    • Routing protocols
    • TCP
    • VoIP
    • Mobile/Cellular
    • Tunneling protocols/VPNs
    • DNS
    • Application layer protocols

       Desired skills

  • Familiarity with other communications technologies:
    • Telephony
    • Mobile communications
  • Ability to work with large datasets, choosing the proper tools to organize and analyze
  • Adept at using regular expressions and other parsing techniques
  • Enjoys exploring binary data, finding patterns, and reverse engineering proprietary protocols
  • 2+ years of experience with creating custom programs/scripts for automating tasks
  • 2+ years of experience working in a Linux command-line environment
  • Ability to communicate well with customers, developers, and other mission partners
  • Stays up-to-date on worldwide events/technology trends/cybersecurity
  • Must be able to maintain and/or currently possess a security clearance.

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

Centreville, Virginia

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Founded in 1944, Parsons, an engineering, construction, technical, and management services firm with revenues of $2.7 billion in 2011, is 100% owned by the Employee Stock Ownership Trust. We conquer the toughest logistical challenges and deliver design/design-build, program/construction management, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide. Parsons is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on transportation, environmental/infrastructure, and defense/security.

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