Vulnerability Researcher

Full Time
Centreville, VA
Areas of Interest: Vulnerability Assessment and Management
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Bring your passion, commitment, and talent to Parsons and find out how to make our success your own
Parsons Cyber Operations is seeking talented and motivated Vulnerability Researchers to join our team of exceptional individuals. Qualified candidates must understand how to find, characterize, and assess vulnerabilities.  Furthermore, an understanding of how to patch and mitigate these vulnerabilities is critical.  Successful candidates must be creative, self-motivated, dedicated, and capable of operating in a quick-reaction environment to solve complex problems.

Required Qualifications:
  • Must have 5 years of experience in at least one of the following: vulnerability research, reverse engineering, or exploit development
  • Develop technical solutions for information operations related to national security topics including: accessanalysis, system vulnerability research, exploit development and network security for platforms and applications.
  • US citizenship required
  • Must be able to obtain a TS/SCI security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field
  • Experience working in a Linux command line environment
  • Experience with various network security tools
  • Experience with cyber security concepts and workflows
  • Knowledge of windows, UNIX and Linux based operating systems
  • Ability to analyze all-source intelligence material and develop new tactics, techniques, and procedures to meet strategic and operational needs
  • Ability to communicate effectively with technical team members, managers, and customers

Applicants selected for employment will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet additional eligibility requirements for access to classified information or materials. 
Ready for action? We’re looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don’t hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of technical services. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.


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Parsons Corporation

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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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