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Parsons Corporation Information System Security Officer (ISSO) - Level 3 in Chantilly, Virginia

Information System Security Officer (ISSO) - Level 3

Parsons seeks to hire Information System Security Officers to provide comprehensive information system security support to an Intelligence Community (IC) customer. The ISSOs will be responsible for providing day-to-day system security operations by ensuring that operational security is maintained for an information system. ISSOs are also responsible for maintaining effective communications with the Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM), Information System Owner, Authorizing Official (AO) or Delegated Authorizing Official (DAO), Information System Security Engineer (ISSE), and the Security Control Assessor (SCA). ISSOs must have a working knowledge of system functions, security policies, technical security safeguards, and operational security measures. Additionally, ISSOs demonstrate self-motivation, initiative, sound judgement, effective interpersonal skills, team building skills, and effective communication skills. The Level 3 ISSO position is a senior level or subject matter expert (SME) information system security professional who provides advice and assistance to the Government regarding secure configuration and operation of IT assets. Level 3 ISSOs apply extensive knowledge and experience of a variety of information system security concepts, practices, and procedures.

Responsibilities include the following:

  • Expertise with configuration management; system maintenance; and integration testing.

  • Ability to troubleshoot technical configurations and make recommendations on the protection of classified and sensitive data.

  • Expertise in forensics chain of custody and evidentiary preservation.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in successfully guiding complex information systems through assessment and authorization (A&A) control gates.

  • Demonstrated ability to work independent of close supervision.

  • Expert ability to establish and maintain effective internal and external working relationships with government and contractor program managers, security professionals, and mission partners.

  • Ability to effectively provide ISSO guidance to Level 1 and Level 2 ISSOs.

Required Qualifications:

Active Top Secret/SCI security clearance with the ability to obtain a polygraph

Bachelor's Degree or higher + 8 years of experience OR Associate's Degree + 12 years of experience OR Master's Degree or higher + 5 years

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

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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