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Cyber Modeling and Simulation Analyst

Parsons Co.

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$27.36-47.88 /h
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Schriever Air Force Base, CO
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Job Overview:

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Secret

Job Description:

This position provides cyber systems analyst expertise and support to enhance the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) Modeling and Simulation (M&S) enterprise. The Senior Cyber M&S Analyst provides technical assistance to the Director of M&S Enterprise Engineering (M&S EE), who is responsible for chairing design reviews, enforcing standards, managing Enterprise Integrated Product Teams (IPTs), and synchronizing M&S across the Agency.

Job Description:

The Cyber M&S Analyst position performs engineering duties to elicit stakeholder requirements and mission needs, define functional requirements, draft and review technical documents, participate in technical reviews, facilitate Cyber M&S initiatives, and support M&S EE in agency tiger teams and working groups.

Required Skills:

  • BS/BA with 7+ years relevant experience
  • Active Secret Clearance
  • Experience with both Computer Network Attack (CAN) and Computer Network Defense (CND)
  • Understanding of Cyber-attack “effects” on a DoD networks
  • Experience with modeling and simulating cyber attacks and with cyber exercises
  • Experience with computer security requirements, architectures, and risk management
  • Knowledge of Missile Defense mission area and Missile Defense System (MDS)
  • Ability to communicate complex cyber concepts and systems considerations to team members and leaders without cyber background
  • Ability to apply creative thinking, problem solving, analytical thinking, strategic thinking, and out-of-the-box thinking
  • Energetic, conscientious, collaborative, and self-starting

Desired Skills:

  • CISSP
  • Knowledge of Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) principles, concepts, and tools
  • Experience working with system-of-systems or family-of-systems, preferably in a DoD context
  • Knowledge of the use and analysis of M&S data for complex systems, preferably for the MDS
  • Knowledge of cryptographic techniques and attacks, attack trees, and kill chains
  • Understanding of network and data security standards
  • Understanding of Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)
  • Understanding of security policy compliance and audits

This position pays a minimum annual salary of $56,900.00 and a maximum annual salary of $99,600.00.

Benefits for this position include: medical, dental, vision, paid time off, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) and 401K.

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

The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by federal, state, provincial or local mandates or customer requirements.