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Parsons Corporation (Remote) Information Security Compliance Specialist in Centreville, Virginia

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Job Description:

Information Security Compliance Specialist (Remote)

We foster great, team-spirited collaborations

Our organization is truly a diverse community that's open for everyone to participate in making a difference. If you want your insights and ideas to be heard and possibly enacted for your advancement and ours, you'll feel at home here. We value diversity in all its forms, and so here, you will find no limits to your professional growth. We welcome you into the process of exchanging ideas with work that is both stimulating and profitable.

Role:

Parsons is seeking a motivated and customer-oriented information security professional to support Parsons Information Security Compliance Team. The candidate will perform security control assessments against a system to determine the extent to which Information System security controls are implemented correctly, operating as intended, and producing the desired outcomes. In addition, the candidate should be able to contribute to the completion of milestones associated with specific projects and provide solutions to a variety of complex technical problems involving security control assessments.

Responsibilities:

  • Conducts comprehensive security control assessments levied against a system and documenting the results, including recommendations for correcting any weaknesses or deficiencies in the controls.

  • Develops a Security Assessment Report (SAR).

  • Conducts comprehensive reviews of security authorization documents to ensure the appropriate NIST security guidelines were used during the assessments and the selections of security controls are relevant to the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the system.

  • Performs security control assessments on cloud-based systems (i.e., AWS).

  • Independently review security artifacts provided and assess both the technical and functional adequacy of the cyber security/information assurance controls.

  • Review and Assess stakeholder security objectives, protection needs and concerns, security requirements, and associated validation methods.

  • Review and Assess system security requirements and associated verification methods per RMF standards.

  • Identify and/or assess vulnerabilities and susceptibility to life cycle disruptions, hazards, and threats.

  • Manage one or more NIST 800-171 security control families for each assessment.

  • Validate that appropriate management, operational, and technical security and privacy controls have been implemented for the information system.

  • Support continuous monitoring of production systems in accordance with defined security controls.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree

  • 5+ years of experience

Are you invigorated by digging for new and different solutions?

You'll find an open playing field for your open mind and 'adventurous' spirit when it comes to getting to the bottom of interesting challenges. We need critical and creative thinkers like you who are stimulated by possibilities and welcome the growth opportunities that new situations can bring.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by all applicable laws.

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