28 days old

Threat Analytic Developer

Columbia, MD 21044
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Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Job Description:

Are you ready to be part of a cutting-edge cybersecurity project that will make a huge impact on the security of DOD/Intel community? If you're interested in leveraging your scripting / development skills to create specialized IDS Zeek/Bro scripts to assist in cybersecurity vulnerability assessments of mission-critical government systems, then we have the ideal role for you to start your new career path at Parsons! Parsons' diversely skilled teams' architect, develop and provide deployment support for on-premise and cloud-based Network Security Monitoring (NSM) solutions. Those products require team members contributing multi-disciplinary strengths to the solutions.


  • Perform network analysis with Intrusion Detection Systems.
  • Utilize Python to write scripts designed to enhance Intrusion Detection Systems.
  • Write Bro/Zeek scripts.
  • Utilize Bash and/or Python scripting to automate system processes.
  • Configure and support Linux CentOS systems to include passive and active sensors.
  • Understand and prioritize development activities based on threat intelligence reports.
  • Analyze system logs and identify potential issues.
  • Develop, maintain, and contribute to a knowledge repository.
  • Answer technical queries and assist developers and end users.
  • Deliver reports to the customer as required by the contract.


  • Bachelor's degree (in computer science, engineering, mathematics, or related discipline) and at least one (1) year of experience working in a Linux based environment and Python scripting.
  • Clearable up to the TS/SCI w/ Poly level.


  • PCAP experience; being able to parse/examine raw packet captures in order to help define the analytic.
  • Agile development - experience with CI/CD and/or Git.

The position requires a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief.


Posted: 2021-09-27 Expires: 2021-11-14

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Threat Analytic Developer

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Columbia, MD 21044

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