Operational Psychologist (TS/SCI Required)

Parsons Corporation

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Job Description:

Are you ready to leverage your expertise in psychology and behavioral science to develop innovative solutions to some of the United States’ most complex national security challenges? Imagine yourself conducting research, providing analysis, and delivering technical products to give the US government and its partners an advantage over near-peer competitors. Parsons is a hiring an operational psychologist to work closely with our client in Honolulu, HI.


Use psychology subject matter expertise to conduct in-depth person analysis through an array of social science tools

Employ a range of techniques to answer customer requests for information (RFIs) through the lens of behavioral sciences

Conduct advance target research and development from complex datasets to enhance the customer’s mission

Support development of new initiatives with respect to collection and analysis, including but not limited to information operations campaigns, data science, and empirically-based person tradecraft and training

Leverage other data sources, including traditional intelligence sources, to enhance behavioral analysis

Ability to conduct CONUS travel, as required by mission partner (approx. 5%)


6 years’ relevant experience with a Master’s or 10 years’ relevant experience with a Bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree preferred)

Prior experience applying psychological constructs and methodologies to DoD / USG mission requirements

Knowledge of behavioral and personality assessments

Demonstrated critical thinking and writing skills, including the ability to respond to quick-turn RFIs with limited editorial support

Experience with the development and execution of projects related to operations or in influence psychology

Familiarity with the intelligence community and prior experience working in multi-disciplinary teams

Experience with performing individual and group target analysis as well as digital attributes to identify unique patterns

Valid US Passport

Active DoD TS clearance with SCI eligibility required


Knowledge of Information Operations and the integration of information-related capabilities. (PSYOPS, MILDEC, e.g.).

Prior experience working with teams across multiple locations

Knowledge of political, military, economic, academic, transnational criminal, information / media, and cultural aspects of malign influence

Demonstrated communications skills, including the ability to brief leadership up to and including the SES/GO-FO levels

Support to Special Operations Forces, INDOPACOM HQ and/or its service components

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Top Secret SCI

This position is part of our Federal Solutions team.

Our Federal Solutions segment delivers resources to our US government customers that ensure the success of missions around the globe. Our diverse, intelligent employees drive the state of the art as they provide services and solutions in the areas of defense, security, intelligence, infrastructure, and environmental. We promote a culture of excellence and close-knit teams that take pride in delivering, protecting, and sustaining our nations most critical assets, from Earth to cyberspace. Throughout the company, our people are anticipating what’s next to deliver the solutions our customers need now.

Salary Range:

$140,700.00 – $253,300.00

This position will be posted for a minimum of 3 days and will continue to be posted for an average of 30 days until a qualified applicant is selected or the position has been cancelled.

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company’s core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ.

We truly invest and care about our employee’s wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest—APPLY TODAY!About Us

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ.

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