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Parsons Corporation Journeyman Information Systems Security Engineer in Colorado Springs, Colorado

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Job Description:

Parsons is seeking a skilled Journeyman Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSO) to enhance our dynamic team. In this pivotal role, you will concentrate on integrating cybersecurity measures into system design, aiming to effectively manage cyber disruptions, reduce vulnerabilities, and ensure system integrity. Your responsibilities will include developing strategies to minimize misuse and malicious activities, assisting in the system accreditation process, and supporting Defensive Cyber Operations. Join us and contribute to safeguarding our digital infrastructure.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Collaborates with customers and interdisciplinary SAFe® Agile engineering teams to assess operational demands, break down requirements, and formulate cybersecurity functional requirements; supports agile development to enhance security posture, focusing on mission compliance within a SAFe® framework.

  • Coordinate with various agile teams to ensure that appropriate security requirements are met for both cloud and on-premises environments and validate security solutions.

  • Collaborate closely with Software Developers, System Designers, Operators, and industry partners to integrate security into products, develop new standards, and identify requirement gaps, aiming to achieve a strategically robust long-term system configuration.

  • Provide system security engineering in alignment with the processes, tasks, and activities outlined in DOD Instruction 8510.01, Risk Management Framework (RMF) for DoD Information Technology (IT).

  • Review program requirements, deliverables, and activities to assess the adequacy of information security architecture, identify necessary risk reduction measures, and define operational monitoring and defensive capabilities.

  • Implement cybersecurity and DoD RMF activities to incorporate required security capabilities across both cloud and on-premises deployments.

  • Design and execute risk assessments to verify that security capabilities are implemented correctly and provide sufficient resilience against anticipated threats.

  • Strong ability to produce and maintain varied technical documentation.

What Required Skills You'll Bring:

  • Active Top-Secret Clearance with SCI eligibility

  • BS degree in Cybersecurity/Computer Science/Engineering or other relevant field from an accredited university with minimum 2+ years (3+ highly preferred) in lieu of experience.

  • Must have IAT Level 1 DoD 8570.01/8140.03 Certification: CompTIA Security+, CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst+ (CYSA+), Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional (GISCP), GIAC Security Essentials (GSEC), Certified Network Defender (CND), Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Security, or Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)

  • Conducts vulnerability assessments of systems and application using Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS).

  • Evaluating the effectiveness of methods used to safeguard systems, devices, procedures, and information.

  • Develop Security Test and Evaluation (ST&E) control validation procedures, execute ST&E, and document results.

  • Develop documentation, policies, and procedures; manage Ports, Protocols, and Services (PPSM); create system and network diagrams and descriptions; review past certification and accreditation documents; compile and generate RMF artifacts, including Security Test and Evaluation (ST&E) results.

  • Possess hands-on experience with secure configuration management techniques, such as Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs).

What Desired Skills You'll Bring:

  • Experience implementing or assessing cybersecurity solutions using technologies such as:

  • Nessus, Open SCAP, SCAP or other auditing tools

  • Splunk/ELK or other SIEM monitoring tools.

  • Microsoft Windows Server Active Directory

  • RedHat Linux/OpenShift/Ansible

  • Virtualization Platforms: Hyper-V, VMware

  • Containerization/Kubernetes

  • Familiarity or experience working with AWS/AZURE.

  • Experience presenting verbal/written communications to Senior leadership including ISSMs, ISOs, security directors.

  • Act as an advisor to the Government ISSM on ATO extensions, body of evidence reviews.

  • Experience guiding systems through the approval process per NIST-800-37 RMF

  • B.S. or M.S. degree in a technical field.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Top Secret

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 nation's 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:

$70,500.00 - $123,400.00

We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as medical, dental, vision, paid time off, 401(k), life insurance, flexible work schedules, and holidays to fit your busy lifestyle!

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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