Computer Network Operations (CNO) Analyst/Reverse Engineer in Fort Meade, MD at Parsons

Date Posted: 12/11/2019

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Job Description

We are seeking the best and most innovative technical minds to support our nation's mission.  We are excited about the accelerated growth in our Cyber & Intelligence market and the increasing demand for Analysts and Engineers. 

In anticipation of upcoming pursuits, we’re proactively accumulating resumes of qualified candidates looking to challenge themselves and propel their careers forward!

Are you a professional software/systems engineer with experience in cyber security? If so, Parsons has an exciting opportunity for you! This interested candidates will be responsible for the evaluation and discovery of vulnerabilities in various mobile and wireless equipment to include: software & hardware reverse engineering, radio frequency signal characterization, network traffic analysis, and demonstration of exploited vulnerabilities. CNO Analyst/Reverse Engineer provides timely technical reports, briefings, and demonstrations to convey results of analysis. Works closely with wireless assessment team to incorporate findings into and refine future assessments. The Level 2 Computer Network Operations (CNO) Analyst/Reverse Engineer shall possess the following capabilities: Provide reverse engineering of mobile and wireless hardware components, software applications and operating systems to determine functionality, code structure, and circuit design to discover vulnerabilities and provide proof of concept demonstrations. Provide written reports, proof-of-concept code, prototypes, and hands-on demonstrations of reverse engineering results. Provide/author and participate in technical presentations on assigned projects. Assist in developing capability to identify traffic patterns and behavioral trends of potential malicious wireless network traffic. Stay abreast of new technology offerings and best practices as it relates to mobility, WiFi, and apply knowledge to recommend enhancements to customer networks.

Qualifications:

•Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, Cyber Security or other related fields. In lieu of degree, candidate must possess a minimum five (5) years experience in computer science, information systems, or network engineering.

•Minimum four (4) years experience programming in Assembly, C, C++, Java, Perl, or Python

•Minimum two (2) years demonstrated experience in either hardware or software reverse engineering and vulnerability discovery.

•Demonstrated ability to administer and use hardware and software reverse engineering tools.

•Minimum two (2) years experience programming CNO tools that incorporate covert means of execution, file storage, network communications, and data exfiltration for Windows, UNIX, and/or mobile operating systems.

•Advanced knowledge of wireless standards (802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n, 802.11ac, 802.11ad) and 802.1X authentication.

•Experience configuring, troubleshooting, and testing wireless networks utilizing 802.1X authentication (RADIUS and/or TACACS authentication servers).

•Advanced knowledge of layer 2/layer 3 technologies (Ethernet, VLAN, bridging, STP, 802.1q, 802.3ad, TCP/IP, DHCP, MPLS), SNMP, HTTP, Linux/Unix/Mac OS X, and Windows operating systems.

•Multi-protocol data network experience with a strong knowledge of routing and routed protocols including, but not limited to TCP/IP, EIGRP, BGP, or OSPF.

•Experience with packet/protocol fault analysis for common IP and Ethernet protocols and troubleshooting wired and wireless connections using wireless traffic analyzers (Wireshark, TCPDUMP, Omnipeek, etc.)

•Knowledge of WIDS/WIPS technologies or VPNs, firewall theory, and packet analysis principles and techniques applied in securing operating systems and LAN/WAN networks

Demonstrated ability with version control software (i.e. Subversion, CVS, etc.)

•Demonstrated ability in software debugging •Demonstrated ability to create and brief technical presentations

•ACTIVE TS/SCI with Polygraph required

Must be eligible to obtain and maintain, or currently possess Top Secret SCI Poly clearance.

Ready for action? We’re looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don’t hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Technical Services and Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.