System Engineer

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:
Top Secret SCI
Job Description:

Are you looking for a career as a System Engineer, and you are interested in designing, developing, and rapidly deploying cloud-based solutions to problems of national importance??? Then Parsons has a position built for you! Come join an amazing company working with coolest technology in the industry. Not only will you solve challenging core problems, but you'll also be able to grow your career in an exciting environment that promotes teamwork and cross-training in a wide range of related disciplines.

Do you have a strong passion for designing and implementing edge-based solutions and architecture for new and/or existing ASP and ISP? As a valued contributor to our team your responsibilities will include:

(1) Collaborative brainstorming and problem-solving to define requirements, objectives, and potential solutions

(2) Testing and maturing software and architectures from new ideas and customer feedback as part of an agile team

(3) Develop/test software and infrastructure from inception to deployment in the intelligence and defense communities

(4) Work with new and existing software and hardware vendors to help integrate, improve system efficiencies, and streamline workflows

The opportunity for career advancement and continued learning does not stop there. We strive to identify cross-training opportunities and encourage staff to become involved in upcoming R&D efforts. You will have the opportunity to inject new ideas into our longstanding operational programs. We foster an environment where technical staff are empowered to research and develop their own ideas with resources and support from a strong internal technical team and external partners. You can expect day to day to have flexibility in choosing the level of autonomy suited to you, while at the same time enjoying a challenging technical career with great opportunities for personal growth.

Position Requirements:
  • Current Top Secret/SCI clearance
  • BS or MS in Information Systems, Information Technology, Engineering, or a closely related field with 10-12 years relevant work experience
  • Security + Certification or other IAT level II certifications
  • Demonstrated knowledge in a broad range of IT-related areas including networking, hardware, storage concepts, virtualization, containerization, and applications
  • Demonstrated level of understanding of how different levels of technology interact and the real-world implications of virtual configurations
  • Team player with excellent communication skills and high attention to detail
  • Primary work location is Springfield VA, limited telecommuting available

Senior System Engineer Preferences:
  • Experience with remote infrastructure management and related tools. (LOM, VPN, RDG/RDP, Mosh, etc... )
  • Experience with deploying and maintaining virtual or containerized environments
  • Experience working with network proxy and load-balancing tools (F5, HA Proxy, NGINX)
  • Experience with deploying and maintaining Linux and Windows Operating Systems
  • Experience with LAN/WAN networking concepts and a base understanding of lower-level network protocols (TCP/UDP)
  • Experience with a wide array of local/distributed storage concepts and the various ways they can be used/exported.
  • Experience with big data storage solutions (ZFS, CEPH, LVM, RAID, etc.) and different storage types (block, file, object)
  • Experience with layer 3 networking concepts (NAT, PAT, port-forwarding, routing)
  • Experience with implementing DOD/IC SSO/IDAM and Enterprise Security Services and DoD Risk Management Framework
Must be able to obtain, maintain and/or currently possess a security clearance.
The position requires a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief.