Cyber Security Systems Analyst/Engineer, Junior

    • SPARTA, Inc. dba Cobham Analytic Solutions
  • Centreville, VA
  • Posted 46 days ago | Updated 6 hours ago


On Site
USD 68,400.00 - 119,700.00 per year
Full Time


Risk management framework
Information system security
NIST 800-53
Cyber security
Systems engineering
Document review
Systems design
Systems architecture
Design documentation
Engineering analysis
Network analysis
Security operations
Computer networking
Value engineering
Integrated circuit
Security clearance

Job Details

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Job Description:

Parsons is looking for an amazingly talented Junior Cyber Security Systems Engineer/Analyst to join our team! Are you ready to be part of a cutting-edge cybersecurity project that will make a huge impact? If you're interested in leveraging and honing your systems engineering and cyber security skills to gather, distill, and provide critical insights into cybersecurity vulnerability assessments of mission-critical government systems, we have the ideal role for you to start your new career path at Parsons!

What You'll Be Doing:
  • System engineering with networking and/or cybersecurity focus
  • Apply the Risk Management Framework
  • Responsible for documentation review, system design documentation, and understanding of System Engineering lifecycle and requirements review.
  • Gather information system security requirements, designing system architecture, developing and implementing security designs, and assessing the effectiveness of security solutions against present and projected threats.
  • Analyze, interpret and evaluate design documentation and produce formal and informal reports that clearly articulate the results of a customers solution specification or solution implementation review.
  • Develop functional, operational, or user requirements, and reference architectures and technical patterns of solution designs.
  • Knowledge of system vulnerabilities (full stack - from network to platform) and potential mitigation protocols or processes, "best case scenario" solutions.

Required Qualifications:
  • 2+ Years of Cyber Systems Engineering
  • Engineering analysis and reporting experience in / with the DoD / IC
  • Experience with full system engineering lifecycle; breakdown systems into components and assessing vulnerabilities. Experience gathering and communication requirements needs with external customers
  • Experience with RMF (NIST 800-53/37) and prioritizing risks/vulnerabilities to DoD Systems
  • Active TS/SCI + Polygraph

Desired Qualifications:
  • Cybersecurity-relevant analysis experience (basic host and/or network analysis experience)
  • Cybersecurity certification (Sec+, CISSP, Net + etc)
  • Familiarity with network system development, sustainment, and security operations
  • Experience with Cybersecurity Assessment a plus.
  • Experience in computer network defense, software, and standards used across DoD would be beneficial
  • Experience in reducing risk to DoD systems, fixing systems of highest importance, hardening systems in development, and crypto resiliency.

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:
$68,400.00 - $119,700.00

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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