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Parsons Corporation Technical Security Application Engineer in Alexandria, Virginia

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When it comes to what you want in your career, if you can imagine it, you can do it at Parsons. Imagine a career working with intelligent, diverse people sharing a common quest. Imagine a workplace where you can be yourself. Where you can thrive. Where you can find your next, right now. We’ve got what you’re looking for.

Job Description:

Parsons is looking for a talented Technical Security Systems Application Engineer to join our team! In this role you will provide Tier 3 engineering support to the Department of State's overseas mission, supporting over 260 facilities worldwide.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Research, develop, and implement new system hardware and software integrations/upgrades while applying security best practices

  • Recommend, demonstrate, and implement technologies to help expand, upgrade, and increase efficiencies to the current environment

  • Create and maintain technical instructions, operating procedures

  • Monitor and troubleshoot application functionalityand performance

  • Investigate user performance and work to improve user experience

  • Respond to support requests and assist users with Tier 3 incident resolution

  • Identify, analyze, and resolve system incidents with both short-term workarounds and long-term solutions

  • Provide remote end user support

What Required Skills You'll Bring:

  • An understanding of SQL and SQL queries

  • Networking (Layer 2/3 routing/switching, firewalls/security policies)

  • PKI / FICAM CSEIP - (Certified System Engineer ICAM PACS) Certification Desired

  • Automated Access Control Systems

  • Intrusion Detection Systems

  • Technical writing

  • Linux experience

  • Basic knowledge/understanding of computer programming

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:


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:

$104,200.00 - $182,400.00

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+.

We truly invest and care about our employee’s wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest—APPLY TODAY!About Us

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.

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