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DevSecOps Systems Engineer

Dahlgren, VA 22448
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Job Description:

Are you a problem solver with Systems? Do you like being part of a critical mission? Parsons is focused on providing our customers with unique capabilities and expertise that other companies lack. We operate as a high-performance team focused on maintaining the top technical talent to perform the customer mission. The success of the customer's mission is our number one priority. We are currently seeking a Principal Systems Engineer (DevSecOps).

Parsons is seeking an experienced engineer to lead the design, development, integration, and test of a virtualized, cloud-based software development environment. This system will support development and test of multiple software products with re-configurable interfaces across multiple operating systems. The system to be developed will host rapid build-test-certification capabilities and will be designed for future expansion to support software factory production lines.


  • Produce formal system requirements, document system design, and lead the development, integration, and test of the cloud compute environment hosting numerous virtual machines
  • Function as the Parsons engineering team lead, facilitating coordination of skills among team members to successfully design and implement a production-ready Private Cloud Compute Environment with:
    • Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS) Capabilities
    • Fully Automated Infrastructure Build Environment Supporting Highly Complex Virtualized Architectures for Rapid Provisioning and Configuration
    • Scalable Data Center with Automated Backup and Recovery
    • Mature DevSecOps Pipeline for Rapid Development, Integration and Deployment of Mission Applications

Parsons Systems Engineers perform a variety of engineering tasks related to the development, operation, and maintenance of cloud computing systems. The Systems Engineer analyzes integration of system processes and methodologies to ensure effectiveness of total system performance. The ideal candidate will support key system level activities in the deployment of state-of-the-art systems by serving as a professional staff member onsite on the Governments team. Must be organized and effective in understanding and communicating plans, requirements, results, and information to and from customers at a variety of management levels and technical backgrounds. If you're enamored by technology and eager to sink your teeth into something new, this position, and Parsons, is for you.


  • Bachelor's degree in Systems Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or Information Systems from an accredited institution (a combination of years of experience, education, training and certifications will be considered in lieu of a degree)
  • 10+ years related professional experience
  • A proven self-starter able to work individually with limited supervision, and capable of working in small to large focus groups assigned to complex tasks.
  • Project Management experience, specifically with DoD customers
  • Military experience or former DoD experience
  • Software development experience
  • DevSecOps experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge of common network protocols
    • TCP/IP suite, DNS, NTP/PTP
    • OSI model
  • Demonstrated knowledge of physical and virtual network design and implementation
  • Understanding of RMF accreditation and ATO process
  • Must possess or be able to obtain a DoD Secret clearance

Preferred Skills:

  • Certifications:
    • DoD-8570 IAT-2 baseline cert (Security+ CE or equivalent)
    • DevSecOps certification
  • 4+ years Red Hat Enterprise Linux experience
  • Knowledge of Red Hat infrastructure tools:
    • Satellite
    • IdM suite
    • CEPH
  • Working knowledge in virtualization and containerization tools:
    • Red Hat Virtualization (RHV)
    • Red Hat OpenStack
    • OpenShift/Kubernetes
    • Docker
  • Experience with scripting / programming languages:
    • Python
    • Bash
    • C++
    • Java
  • Experience with DevOps Tools:
    • Jenkins
    • Ansible
    • GIT
  • Insight on CI/CD architecture and pipelines
  • Knowledge of Cyber tools:
    • STIGs / SCAP / SCC
    • Vulnerability scanning solutions (Nessus / Security Center / ACAS)
    • SIEM/Aggregation solutions (Splunk and related products)
  • Proficiency with any of the following: Anti-Virus, HIPS, IDS/IPS, Full Packet Capture, Host-Based Forensics, Network Forensics

Must be able to obtain, maintain and/or currently possess a security clearance.


Posted: 2021-07-16 Expires: 2021-08-16

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DevSecOps Systems Engineer

Parsons Corporation
Dahlgren, VA 22448

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