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Parsons Corporation Information System Security Officer (ISSO) in Huntsville, Alabama

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Job Description:

Parsons is looking for an amazingly talented Information System Security Officer (ISSO) to join our team! In this role you will provide Information Assurance and Cyber Systems expertise supporting Information Systems and ATO packages. Additionally, the candidate will provide support and coordination of Prime Contractor/Government activities required to develop and deliver a desired capability.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Serve as a member of the cybersecurity team, developing Interim Authority to Test (IATT) and Authority to Operate (ATO)packages.

  • Perform technical work utilizing the Risk Management Framework (RMF) process including analyzing and solving Information Assurance (IA)-related technical problems.​

  • Ensures that system security artifacts are developed, reviewed, and updated as needed.

  • Confirm that all RMF requirements are properly addressed and required artifacts are loaded and managed within Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS).

  • Perform vulnerability/risk analyses of systems using expertise in relevant information systems security.

  • Track and monitor Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&Ms).

  • Conduct reviews of cybersecurity artifacts and technical briefings and work with customer to resolve any findings.

  • Ensure that identified security controls are implemented and operating as intended through all phases of the lifecycle.

  • Track deliverables (i.e., artifacts, schedules, metrics).

  • Perform studies on process improvements and provide findings and recommendations to the Government Customer; as part of the findings, communicate and defend plan methodologies, tools, analysis, and results to the Integrated Systems Engineering Team.

  • Identify, define and characterize programmatic and technical risks; provide the evidence-based rationale for this and recommend mitigation for informed management decisions.

What Required Skills You'll Bring:

  • Master's degree in STEM with 12+ years of experience

  • Active Secret Clearance

  • DoD 8570 compliant IAM Level II certification is required

  • Experience with DoD's RMF and PPP processes.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint

  • Capable of performing as a member of a team and assisting with solving complex problems​

What Desired Skills You'll Bring:

  • Prior experience with large DoD Networks

  • DoD 8570 compliant IAM Level III certification is highly desired (CISSP, CISM).

  • Prior experience with artifact management

  • Experience developing engineering applications for a large organization

  • Top Secret clearance

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:


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:

$117,000.00 - $210,600.00

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, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), 401(k), life insurance, flexible work schedules, and holidays to fit your busy lifestyle!

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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