Senior Cyber Security Specialist

Parsons   •  

Richardson, TX

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


Less than 5 years

Posted 27 days ago


Our corporate Security Department provides cyber and physical services for Parsons offices and projects across the globe. The Security Engineering and Operations group works with our Information Technology Department, Project teams, and our Business Development groups to ensure compliance with applicable Cyber Security protocols and regulations. The work location can be in any of our US offices, but Colorado Springs, CO or Richardson TX are ideal locations.


The Senior Cyber Security Specialist performs in-depth computer security investigations and required actions per the documented incident response lifecycle. This position requires knowledge and experience in areas including security threats and tools, attack methodologies, operating systems, networking, and incident response (containment, eradication, and recovery of affected assets). Determines and pursues course of action necessary to obtain desired results and makes recommendations and changes to departmental policies and procedures. The focus for the Senior Cyber Security Specialist is the corporate network but may also contribute to the cyber security of classified environments. The incumbent should have experience and ability to write / document policies, standards and procedure documents.


  • A Bachelor's Degree in computer engineering, computer science, or another closely-related IT discipline.
  • At least 3 years' experience in cyber security analysis or incident response in a Security Operations Center environment
  • Familiarity with CJCSM 6510.01B, and with various network and host-based security applications and tools, such as network and host assessment/scanning tools, network and host-based intrusion detection systems, and other security software packages. Host based forensics and malware analysis experience desirable
  • One of the following certifications are required: Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH) -, GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA), GIAC Certified Penetration Tester (GPEN), Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)