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Parsons Corporation Lead Cybersecurity Systems Engineer in Colorado Springs, Colorado

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Job Description:

Parsons has emerged as a leader in the development of cutting-edge solutions for the Department of Defense and Intelligence Community. Our tremendous success can be attributed to our people and our priorities. We hire the best; we make them a priority and we never lose focus on the mission. It’s why we’re here. We have built this cultural legacy by working closely with analysts and operators to understand their needs and delivering meaningful value through innovative, cost effective and intuitive software solutions.

Our Space Operations directorate is passionate about making America the undisputed leader in Space because we understand that ensuring our nation’s security for future generations depends on it. Parsons creates game changing space solutions by teaming highly respected subject matter experts with brilliant technologists. Are you an experienced Cybersecurity Systems Engineer looking to grow your skillset and work on a project that has real world impact? Do you want to be part of a team that is helping the government solve major national security challenges in the space domain? We need your help.

Our team is looking for an experienced Cybersecurity Systems Engineer who can work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment. In this position, you will be a leading member of a talented agile engineering team supporting the development of critical mission applications for the space community as a member of Parsons’ Space Operations directorate. You will be responsible for spearheading our government assessment and authorization efforts as well as enforcing the security and hardening of the system’s components.

This position is located in Colorado Springs and requires working in the office or at a government facility full time.

Required Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Science, Technology, or an engineering field with at least 10 years technical experience. Additional relevant experience may be accepted in place of a degree

  • Aptitude in developing and maintaining Information Assurance policies and providing program policy compliance / oversight while reporting findings to program management

  • Ability to manage the functionality and efficiency of systems running one or more operating systems (Windows / Linux) while maintaining the integrity and security of the system

  • Experience in both assessing and implementing STIGs / SRGs as well as vendor hardening guidance

  • Knowledge and experience with both VMware virtualized environments as well as cloud-based environments (AWS / Azure)

  • Practical experience with creation, implementation, and execution of patch management policies and procedures, covering a multitude of operating systems and hardware devices

  • Experience conducting SCAP compliance testing as well as vulnerability scans of systems to determine security compliance

  • Ability to obtain and maintain relevant authorization approvals (ATO / CTF) including interfacing with independent third party assessment teams

  • Great interpersonal and communications skills in both spoken and written English, while establishing and maintaining effective work relationships with team members

  • Must be comfortable working in a fast-paced, flexible environment, and take the initiative to learn new tools and concepts quickly.

  • DoD 8570 IAT Level II+ certification (Security+, CISSP, etc.) or ability to rapidly obtain

  • Must be a US Citizen due to government contract

  • Ability to obtain a security clearance

Desired Skills

  • Experience with both creation and maintenance of authorization relevant documentation (SSP, CONOPS, PPSM, POA&M, etc.)

  • Experience implementing and managing ePO, including policy creation and troubleshooting compatibility / performance issues

  • Experience implementing and managing Tenable.SC and Nessus, including scan policy creation and troubleshooting issues with performing authenticated scans

  • Existing TS security clearance with DCID eligibility

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 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:

$126,600.00 - $227,900.00

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+.

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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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