Cyber Security Assessment Systems Engineer (TS/SCI w/ Polygraph) - Linthicum, MD

  • Parsons Corporation
  • Linthicum, MD, USA
  • Sep 02, 2020
Full time Information Technology

Job Description

    • Linthicum, MD
    • Annapolis Junction, MD

      Ready to be part of a cutting edge growing Cyber Security project that will make a huge impact on the DOD/Intel community? This exciting role includes performing traditional System Engineering and Vulnerability research with a focus on OCO (Offensive Cyber Operations) and DCO (Defensive Cyber Operations) activities. Support assessments o large scale weapons systems and other national security operations!


      Qualifications (Level 2)

      • Relevant Degree in Electrical/Computer/Software Engineering, Computer Science, Math or Information Systems
      • The System Engineer shall have minimum 8 years of experience (Degree will account for 4 years and Masters will count for additional 2 years) Additional Certifications can account for time as well
      • Systems Engineer Level 2 shall have at least two (2) years of experience as a system engineer to include experience in leading and collaborating with a broad range of organizations and groups/teams needed to accomplish the system engineering tasks.
      • An ACTIVE TS/SCI with Polygraph required


      Customer Specific Requirements:

      • Familiarity with NIST SP 800-160 systems security engineering considerations for systems engineering

      • Familiarity with INCOSE defined life cycle systems engineering processes

      • Familiarity with intel ops: task, collect, process, exploit, disseminate

      • Experience with Systems Theoretic Process Analysis (STPA) or similar process

      • Knowledge of hardware, software, supply chain, systems vulnerabilities, anti-tamper and exploitation approaches

      • Experience in vulnerability discovery, and analysis tools, fuzzing tools, and dynamic system analysis

      • Proven ability to work independently to learn new technologies, techniques, processes, languages, platforms, systems

      • Excellent written and verbal communication skills along with the ability to foster relationship development


      Preferred Qualifications:

      • Familiarity with embedded systems and RF concepts

      • Familiarity with space-based systems and/or space support ground system

      • Familiarity with DoD tactical networking

      • Experience with independent verification & validation of security requirements and capabilities

      • Familiarity with weapons system development, sustainment, and security operations

      • Knowledge of reliability and/or safety engineering methods

      • Experience incorporating systems resiliency and security engineering concepts into acquisition documents (e.g., Performance Work Statements)

      • Experience in technical evaluations of contractor proposals for systems resiliency, security, and Cyber Security considerations

      • Familiarity with NDAA 1647 Cyber Security assessments

      • Experience with Red Team assessments


      Work will be performed in Annapolis Junction, Linthicum, area.



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


      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 and Engineering. 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.