Security Researcher in Quantico, VA at Parsons

Date Posted: 1/4/2020

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Job Description

Parsons is hiring a Security Researcher to join our team and contribute to the security of our customer's mobile/cellular platforms.  This will be an opportunity to build a system from the ground up; design to delivery. At Parsons, you'll be a part of an organization that delivers innovative solutions around the globe that make the world safer, healthier, and more connected. To be considered, candidates must have a Top Secret security clearance.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serve as security researcher/embedded developer for team focused on mobile/cellular platforms
  • Work in team environment to effectively develop solutions meeting the customer's needs/objectives
  • Participate in Agile development processes such as sprint plannings/reviews

Required Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of software engineering experience
  • Top Secret security clearance required
  • Experience with Python and C/C++ programming
  • Experience with OS internals, preferably on mobile platforms
  • Experience in reverse engineering using disassemblers such as IDA Pro, Ghidra, etc
  • Exposure to security concepts including exploitation techniques and mitigation bypasses, process hiding, communication hiding, bypassing detection of security products, etc

Desired Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with iOS


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer/Electrical Engineer, or related field. Relevant job experience may be substituted for a degree.

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