Cyber Security Engineer

    • SPARTA, Inc. dba Cobham Analytic Solutions
  • Annapolis Junction, MD
  • Posted 44 days ago | Updated 11 hours ago


On Site
USD 126,600.00 - 227,900.00 per year
Full Time


Cyber security
Systems engineering
Security operations
Requirements engineering
Systems design
Computer science
System security
Value engineering
Certified Ethical Hacker
Security clearance

Job Details

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Job Description:

Parsons is looking for an amazingly talented Cyber Security Engineer to join our team! In this role you will get to be part of a cutting edge growing Cybersecurity project that is making 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 of large scale weapons systems and other national security operations to make sure mission systems remain robust, secure, available and interoperable amid the influx of new threats and technologies.

What You'll Be Doing:
  • The Cybersecurity Engineer is a specialized field of system engineering that integrates cybersecurity requirements, engineering principles, and system design standards to ensure the architecture for DoD weapons systems, communications platforms, and information remains secure.
  • You will use your systems engineering expertise review and assess of a wide range of complex weapon systems to identify technical risks within the system's cybersecurity posture.
  • You will work with the system owner to develop and recommend appropriate mitigations to manage cybersecurity risks. Responsible for reviewing and assessing cybersecurity architectures across a variety of applications or domains for systems with large size, complexity, and risk.
  • Partner with the DoD customers building these systems to guide them and to help them understand the cybersecurity trade space.

What Required Skills You'll Bring:
  • 5 years experience as a Cybersecurity Engineer on programs of similar scope / size. BS in Computer Science, System Engineering, or related STEM discipline OR 3 years experience as a Cybersecurity Engineer on programs of similar scope / size with MS in Computer Science, System Engineering, or related STEM discipline OR 1 year as a Cybersecurity Engineer on programs of similar scope/size with a PhD or JD degree
  • An ACTIVE TS/SCI with Polygraph required

Required Certifications
  • CompTIA Security + (required)
  • One of more of the following within 6 months of start on contract: CPTE, CEH, CISA, CISSP (required)

What Desired Skills You'll Bring:
  • Experience with Cybersecurity best practices and Threat-based Cybersecurity frameworks
  • Experience providing system security engineering guidance for DoD customers
  • Familiar with system authorization process and necessary security artifacts

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:
Top Secret SCI w/Polygraph

This position is part of our Federal Solutions team.

Our Federal Solutions segment delivers resources to our US government customers that ensure the success of missions around the globe. Our diverse, intelligent employees drive the state of the art as they provide services and solutions in the areas of defense, security, intelligence, infrastructure, and environmental. We promote a culture of excellence and close-knit teams that take pride in delivering, protecting, and sustaining our nation's most critical assets, from Earth to cyberspace. Throughout the company, our people are anticipating what's next to deliver the solutions our customers need now.

Salary Range:
$126,600.00 - $227,900.00

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company's core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

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