Parsons Corporation Cyber Security Analyst in Huntsville, Alabama
Minimum Clearance Required to Start:
Parsons is seeking a Cyber Security Analyst to support the Missile Defense Agency Ground Based Midcourse Defense Program Office. Candidate should be able to manage the system level processes in the eMASS tool to obtain and preserve an Authorization-To-Operate (ATO). Manage and execute the system' priorities to ensure that artifacts are well-documented within eMASS at all times. Additionally, the candidate will be responsible for providing expertise for Cybersecurity Monitoring Services (ACAS) in support of Risk Management Framework (RMF).
Ability to identify and brief technical concerns through executive level- briefings to senior leadership
Assist with Risk Management (RM), to include developing, implementing, and monitoring RM processes and procedures; analyzing performance; and assessing issues.
Ability to coordinate with multiple stakeholders to execute system requirements
Analyze policies and procedures against Federal laws and regulations and provide recommendations for closing security gaps
Assist with risk handling plans and make recommendations for technical engineering solutions to cybersecurity compliance issues.
Support the Government Integrated Product Team by representing the interests of the Customer in working group forums, Technical Interchange Meetings (TIMs), and any other forums required by the customer.
Research, analyze, and document the applicability and feasibility of Cyber technology/upgrades and their Cyber/Computer Network Defense impacts in support of the Weapon and/or Missile Systems.
Assist the Program in developing artifacts to support authorization activities.
Assist in guiding all packages through the eMASS Package Approval Chain (PAC) and ensure required technical representation is present for any signing session with the AO.
Ensure that all artifacts and Objective Evidence in the eMASS tool meet the requirements for the PAC for systems that are ready to receive a system authorization or approval.
Identify, define and characterize development-related cyber and technical risks, provide the evidence-based rationale for this and recommend mitigation for informed management decisions.
Monitor and evaluate engineering architectural diagrams and develop and maintain the GM Architecture Documents for future capabilities.
7+ years of related experience with DoD systems; preferably with GMD or MDA programs from a Prime development level or service support level effort
BS degree (B.S Engineering, Science, or Mathematics desired. Will consider Information Systems or Cybersecurity)
Candidate must have a Secret Clearance, prefer Top Secret
Experience with Risk Management Framework implementation throughout the acquisition lifecycle process
Comprehension of continuous monitoring to support for information systems.
2+ years of experience with Risk Management Framework (RMF) preferred
Proficiency in written and verbal skills as well as MS Office
Demonstrated ability to deliver products on schedule
Capability to develop and present program briefings to senior management-level personnel
Ability to interpret raw data and develop metrics for briefings
Familiarity and experience with engineering programs desired.
Capable of performing as a member of a team and assisting with solving complex problems
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Self-starter with enthusiasm and capacity to learn in a fast-paced environment
Travel as required to support oversight, meetings, reviews, etc.
Honesty, superior ethics
Interpersonal savvy, excellent communication skills
Ability to be a team player
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.