Parsons Corporation Computer Security Engineer Intern (Summer 2018) in Centreville, Virginia

Computer Security Engineer Intern (Summer 2018)


Centreville, Virginia, United States

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Opportunity: Are you a computer security engineer interested in design, analysis, development, configuration, testing, training and securitization of software and computer systems? Do you want to solve challenging technical problems and provide creative solutions to meet mission needs?

We are focused on providing our customers expertise in the areas of computer security, information technology, information assurance and computer networking expertise and to create new capabilities. This project provides a unique opportunity to be involved in quick-reaction tasks with opportunities for travel and customer interaction on a team that is focused on developing superior products and encouraging the career growth of its members.

Required Qualifications

  • Enrolled in a Bachelor of Science in Computer Security,Information Technology and Forensics; Computer Engineering, Computer Science orrelated field

  • Must have a GPA 3.0 or above (out of 4.0scale)

  • 0-4 years of Computer Security experience

  • Proof of US citizenship is required *Applicantsselected for employment will be subject to a Federal background investigationand must meet additional eligibility requirements for access to classifiedinformation or materials


  • Experience working in a Linux command lineenvironment

  • Network Device Configuration Experience with ManagedSwitches, Routers and Routing protocols; and network peripherals

  • Working knowledge of Network protocols including http,ftp, ssh, tcp, udp, ip, arp, Ethernet, and 802.11 technologies

  • Experience configuring and administering Backup, Email,Voip, HTTP, and Chat services

  • Experience loading and updating Linux, Windows operatingsystems on computer hardware or virtualized platforms

  • Working knowledge of Computer/Network Security andForensics best practices

  • Cisco IOS Experience with CCNA/CCNP

  • Experience setting up software and hardware required forVirtualization technologies (VMWare, Xen, OpenStack, VirtualBox)

  • Working knowledge of Wireshark, wget, netcat, iperf,metasploit, nmap, and Ida Pro applications

  • Working knowledge in penetration testing, intrusiondetection systems, firewall configurations, access control lists, andiptables

  • Experience in python, ruby, bash, and perlscripting

  • Experience analyzing performance issues and implementingefficiency improvements

Experience with any of the following technologies aplus:

  • Experience with Windows XP/7/8/Server, andMacOS

  • Knowledge of VxWorks, Linux, or other EmbeddedSystems

  • Experience performing unit testing

  • Experience in C, C++, java, web programming

  • Software design pattern knowledge and object-orientedanalysis and design (OOAD) skills

  • Experience with formal testing methodologies (Test Planand Procedure generation)

  • Strong ability to grasp new technologies and acquire newskills through independent study, professional training, and interaction withother team members

Parsons is a technology-driven engineering services firm with more than 70 years of experience in the engineering, construction, technical, and professional services industries. The corporation is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on infrastructure, defense, and construction. Parsons delivers design/design-build, program/construction management, systems design/engineering, cyber/converged security, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

All across the world, at every time of day, Parsons is keeping people moving toward a brighter, safer world. For more about Parsons, please visit.

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