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Parsons Corporation Cyber Security Engineer in El Segundo, California

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Top Secret SCI

Job Description:

Are you ready to put your Cyber Security expertise to work on complex projects in support of an exciting space-focused mission?

Parsons is seeking experienced Cyber Security Engineers with the desire to create innovative, practical solutions to support cyber security and space projects. You will be responsible for the security and protection of key government systems.

Parsons extensive experience in this field, combined with your experience analyzing and securing systems will propel your career and leadership opportunities forward. We need our Cyber Security Engineer to exhibit exceptional communication, analytical, and organizational skills while being versatile and enthusiastic when working in a highly flexible team-oriented environment.


  • Develop, with a team, leading-edge Cyber Security technology roadmaps, necessary to ensure system resiliency for customer mission systems.

  • Work with the program leadership to manage and maintain the project's Cyber Security responsibilities including contributing to efficient resource planning, improving department standards and processes, and researching Cyber Security solutions to support program objectives.

  • Interface with customers, managers, and technical leads to gather requirements, recommend solutions, provide status, and manage issues/requests.

  • Implement Risk Management Framework (RMF) process on government systems.

  • Help develop and implement information security procedures, system security plans, and POA&Ms for the operation of networked and standalone classified computer systems, as well as coordinating government agency approvals/accreditations.

  • Consult on the design, development, integration, and analysis of classified and CUI computing systems.

  • Identify security vulnerabilities and needed security protection measures.

  • Ensure Systems Security Engineering requirements are implemented through the systems engineering process and tested through formal test events.

  • Assess emerging threats and incorporate security review/response in requirements/design.

  • Design, develop, and implement leading-edge analytical and technical methodologies, tools, and policies/standards to ensure a cyber-secure environment for customer organizations.

  • Implement security measures including intrusion detection and prevention, software and system security protection through application of secure design protocols and reverse engineering, and data assurance.

  • Perform network modeling, analysis, planning and may be responsible for researching and recommending network and data communications technologies.

Required Qualifications:

  • Active top-secret clearance with SCI eligibility;

  • Bachelor's Degree in a relevant technical engineering discipline;

  • 8+ years of related experience provided security engineering support to DoD programs

  • Experience with DoD Risk Management Framework (RMF) methods

  • Experience performing the job responsibilities above

  • Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) or equivalent IAM Level 3 certification (CISM, GSLC, CCISO)

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience in requirements development, requirements analysis, and requirements testing.

  • Experience in systems architecture

  • Experience with DoD System Security and Anti-Tamper (AT) engineering

  • Experience with developing sensor trade studies

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

The position requires a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief.

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.