Sr. Cyber Systems Engineer (Cyber Analytics)

Full Time
Fort Belvoir, VA
Areas of Interest: Software Assurance and Security Engineering
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Ready for a challenge that will require your experience and keep you on the edge of cyber security? Want to take your Cyber Security experience and lead teams that protect privacy and ensure security for our national defense?  Parsons is now hiring an experienced Sr. Cyber Systems Engineer (Cyber Analytics) professional with a passion for cyber security.
Parsons extensive experience in this field, combined with your technical expertise, will propel your career forward with opportunity for advancement with top performance. You'll lead teams and heads mission critical projects as you and our fast-paced business grow and evolve. We need our engineers to be versatile, display leadership qualities and be enthusiastic to tackle new challenges across the full-stack as we continue to push security forward.
Working within the Army PEO-EIS newly formed Defensive Cyber Operations (DCO) Team, the candidate will be a critical team member for the rapidly growing DCO PdM.
Responsibilities broadly include:
  • Plan and conduct engineering projects concerned with research, design and development of new or modification and improvement of existing equipment's and systems applicable to PM mission.
  • Apply the theories, principles, standards and information systems security methods and a working knowledge of the related engineering disciplines to evaluate system requirements, determine hardware and software design detail and performance characteristics necessary to meet operational requirements.
  • Recommend new designs and techniques leading to cost-effective system enhancement.
  • Analyze specific system requirements and design modifications or deviations in hardware or software subsystems to ensure fulfillment of user related needs and will adequately resist established and projected threat environments.
Responsibilities specifically include:
  • Author ELK queries
  • Author Splunk queries
  • Operate and develop signatures for SIEM
  • Install and configure ELK
  • Install and configure Splunk
  • Author cybersecurity requirements/specifications for cyber analytics
  • Operate on a SOC team
  • Experience as a Cybersecurity Analyst (CNDSP or NSOC)
  • Experience with ELK
Preferred Qualification:
  • Proficiency in MS Word, PowerPoint, and SharePoint
  • Working knowledge of the “R” programming language
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.


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Founded in 1944, Parsons is an engineering, construction, technical, and management services firm. Our revenues in 2014 were $3.1 billion. We are 100% owned by our Employee Stock Ownership Trust. We conquer the toughest logistical challenges and deliver design/design-build, program/construction management, professional services, and innovative alternative delivery solutions to private industrial customers worldwide as well as to federal, regional, and local government agencies. Parsons is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on infrastructure, industrial, federal, and construction. Currently, more than 15,000 Parsons employees are engaged in nearly 5,000 projects in 29 countries. Collectively, our dedicated workers speak more than 80 languages and hold more than 11,800 college degrees and professional registrations. Parsons' employees continue to go anywhere in the world, meet every technical and management challenge, and persevere until the job is done.

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