Cyber Security Senior INFOSEC Systems Technical Engineer-Sensor Maintenance

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Cyber Security Senior INFOSEC Systems Technical Engineer-Sensor Maintenance - TS/SCI
Springfield, VA

Parsons offers the U.S. Government qualified and clearable personnel to solve engineering, intelligence, information technology, facility, environmental, and energy needs. Our staff has supported mission-critical, homeland security, installation/base optimization, range sustainability, space exploration, unexploded ordnance cleanup, missile defense, and disaster relief programs both here and around the globe.

We excel in delivering to mission-critical expectations.
Parsons makes the world a safer place

Senior INFOSEC Systems Technical Engineer-Sensor Maintenance and Support.

The Senior INFOSEC Systems Technical Engineer (1) is filled by an individual skilled in the area of sensor configuration, design, maintenance, and signature development. This position supports a United States Government Agency's Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) organization protecting the agency's network security.

The Senior INFOSEC Systems Technical Engineer is a member of the CERT Infrastructure Support Team. This position requires the ability to:
- Lead deployment planning and implementation tasks
- Lead configuration management and develop processes to track system and signature change
- Provide technical assistance with the build, maintenance, and troubleshooting of IDS
- Must have working knowledge of IDS event generation for troubleshooting signature issues
- Monitor health and welfare of all IDS deployed
- Develop IDS Life Cycle plan for all IDS, including support with testing of new IDS systems
- Assist government staff with requirements development

Required Education and Training:
- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Information Systems.
- Minimum six years of relevant professional experience is considered equivalent to a Bachelor's degree.
- Certification in IAT Level 2 (Information Assurance Technicians, Level 2 is Required. Additionally, the ability to obtain certification within 6 months of hiring for CCNA - Security (Cisco Certified Network Associate), is desired.
-An active TS/SCI clearance is required.

Required Experience:
- In addition to required education or equivalent experience;
- Minimum six years IT experience.

Preferred Experience:
- Experience with business process reengineering, capability maturity model, change management, or process improvement.
- Experience with information security devices (e. g., firewalls, and intrusion detection/prevention systems) and applications (e.g. security information management tools (e.g., NetForensics, ArcSight)

Parsons offers an ethical, challenging, diverse, rewarding and fun work experience where enthusiastic, responsible people use their energy, talent and dedication to make a difference in the world.

We provide career growth and development, a competitive compensation and benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, and life insurance; tuition reimbursement program; credit union membership; Employee Stock Ownership Plan and a 401(k) plan. Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace.


Founded in 1944, Parsons, an engineering, construction, technical, and management services firm with revenues of $3 billion in 2012, is 100% owned by the Employee Stock Ownership Trust. Parsons is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on transportation, environmental/infrastructure, defense/security, and resources. 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. Currently, 13,000 Parsons employees are engaged in 2,000 projects in 50 states and 25 countries. These dedicated workers speak 82 languages and hold more than 7,600 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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