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Parsons Corporation INFORMATION SYSTEM SECURITY OFFICER (ISSO) – LEVEL 2 (International Assignment Australia) in Centreville, Virginia

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Top Secret SCI w/Polygraph

Job Description:

Ready to put your skills to work on Technical or Engineering projects? Are you great with people and have willingness to work hard to get the job done? Parsons is seeking a candidate with a desire to enhance the fabric of our community.


Seeking an international adventure? Self-starter to advise customers on system authorizations and accreditation (A&A) compliance activities. Develops, maintains, and implements information security standards, procedures, and guidelines for applications and databases. Ensures that information systems and organizational databases are protected from unauthorized access and use. Monitors systems, identifies threats, and handles disaster recovery operations. (International Assignment) - This position is in Australia NO REMOTE WORK


Bachelor of Science degree and typically 5+ years of related professional experience. Non-degreed applicants must meet equivalency guidelines established for designated job family. Experience in the following areas is considered relevant: Information technology security, information systems security, and information assurance. Must obtain and maintain DoD 8570 compliant IAT-II Professional Certification.


• Performs assessments of information systems and networks within the networking environment or enclave and identifies where those systems/networks deviate from acceptable configurations, enclave policy, or local policy. This is achieved through passive evaluations (compliance audits) and active evaluations (vulnerability assessments).

• Establishes strict program control processes to ensure mitigation of risks and supports for obtaining certification and accreditation of systems. This includes process support, analysis support, coordination support, security certification test support, security documentation support, investigations, software research, hardware introduction and release, emerging technology research inspections, and periodic audits.

• Assists in the implementation of required government policy (e.g., NISPOM, DCID 6/3), and makes recommendations on process tailoring.

• Performs analyses to validate established security requirements and recommends additional security requirements and safeguards where required.

• Supports the formal Security Test & Evaluation (ST&E) required by each government accrediting authority through pre-test preparations, participation in the tests, analysis of the results, and preparation of required reports.

• Periodically conducts a review of each system’s audits and monitors corrective actions until all actions are closed.

• Seasoned professional in the job family.

• This is the level of full competence that all professionals are expected to achieve in the function. It is sometimes called the journey-level.

• Manages program and project implementation and makes significant contributions to department goals and planning efforts.

(International Assignment) - This position is in Australia ​- NO REMOTE WORK

Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

This position pays a minimum annual salary of $67,400.00 and a maximum annual salary of $118,000.00.

Benefits for this position include: medical, dental, vision, paid time off 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.

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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