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Centreville, Virginia

Req #: R118188


  • US - VA, Centreville

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Top Secret SCI w/Polygraph

Job Description:

Job Posting

Parsons is looking for an experienced cyber analyst who is self-motivated, creative, curious, and a fast learner.  The goal of the analyst is to help mission stakeholders solve today’s hard problems and 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.

The heroes of a situation are the ones who can meet high pressure with high focus, high determination, and high productivity. If that’s you, you’re in high demand in our inclusive organization where our valued, diverse staff broadens our ability to find smart solutions.

Job Responsibilities

  • Work with large datasets, choosing the proper tools to organize and analyze

  • Analyze packet data and binary data to extract valuable information

  • Interact daily with customers, developers, and other project stakeholders

Required skills

  • Top Secret Clearance W/Polygraph

  • BS degree in related discipline; will consider experience considered in lieu of degree

  • 4+ 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

  • Adept at using regular expressions and other parsing techniques

  • Enjoys exploring binary data, finding patterns, and reverse engineering proprietary protocols

  • 4+ years of experience with creating custom programs/scripts for automating tasks

  • 4+ 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 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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