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Parsons Corporation Information Security Analyst (Mid) in Langley Air Force Base, Virginia

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Secret

Job Description:

Ready to put your skills to work on Technical or Engineering projects? Are you great with people and have willingness to work hard to get the job done? Parsons is seeking a candidate with a desire to enhance the fabric of our community.

Parsons is seeking experienced Cyber Security Engineers and Information Security Analysts to support the Air Operations Center (AOC) Services program in the Langley AFB, VA location. The AOC WS provides the Combined/Joint Forces Air Component Commander (C/JFACC), Airspace Control Authority (ACA), and Area Air Defense Commander (AADC) with the capabilities to develop and execute the strategy, plans, and Command and Control (C2) processes to successfully employ theater-wide air, space, and cyber forces to achieve desired effects in support of a Joint Force Commander's (JFC's) campaign objectives. These positions are contingent upon award.

Information Security Analyst Role:

Develops, maintains, and implements information security standards, procedures, and guidelines for applications and databases. Ensures that systems and organizational databases are protected from unauthorized access and use. Monitors systems, identifies threats, and handles disaster recovery operations.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Safeguarding of data and information, focused on the tenets of security that include Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability

  • Provide comprehensive support to protect and defend networks and all attached systems by validating configurations and ensuring regulatory compliance with DoD and Air Force directives Provide security architecture and design recommendations in support of the migration and integration of new hosting service clients.

  • Support to the Department of Defense Cybersecurity training and refresh training program.

  • Use of Government furnished security assessment software to conduct vulnerability assessment scanning.

  • Support the Authority to Operate (ATO) efforts following the Risk Management Framework for DoD IT (RMF) process IAW DoD Instruction 8510.01 Risk Management Framework (RMF) for DoD Information Technology, DoD Instruction 8500.01 Cybersecurity, DoD Instruction 500.02 Operation of the Defense Acquisition System, Joint Capabilities Integration and Development Systems (JCIDS) Manual, Public Law (P.L.) 100-235 (Computer Security Act of 1987), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A-130, DoD Directive 5220.22, DoD 5220.22M and DoD 5220.22-M- Supplemental.

  • Support to Authorization and Accreditation documentation and testing efforts to include development of plans, policies, and procedures and ensuring timely submission of accurate accreditation documentation.

  • Support to achieve compliance in Information Assurance Vulnerability Assessment (IAVA) and (STIG) required postures using the Army approved scanning tools and reporting systems.

  • Policy and procedure recommendations to the Enterprise Services Division in support of the migration and integration of new hosting service clients.

  • Provide support to ensure personnel are properly classified and certified with DoD 8570.01 IA Certification Program.

  • Provide security reviews for configuration change requests and update appropriate certification and accreditation artifacts as applicable.

  • Provide network and computer system monitoring services using Government furnished monitoring tools.

  • Perform risk assessment and analysis of all change requests and ensure requested changes do not present an unacceptable risk to DoD networks.

  • Create, Update, and Maintain PD ALTESS and Hosted Customer System Security Plans under the Army eMass system management tool. Develop and approve Security Assessment plans, assess security controls for ATO approval and conduct remediation actions and develop POAMs as needed in support of the PD ALTESS Cybersecurity Mission.

  • Support Functions include but are not limited to: Performance Monitoring, Architectural Planning, Vulnerability Assessment, Deployment and Management of Cybersecurity Tools.

  • Must be able to provide on-call support on-site and after-hour support on an emergency basis, 24x7x365.

Qualifications:

  • Information Assurance Certification (required day one of contract): DoDI 8570 IAM I/II, one of the following or higher certification (CAP, CND, Cloud+ GSLC, Security+ CE, CASP+ CE, CISM, CISSP, CCISO)

  • 6+ years work experience in Information Security

  • Good oral and written communication skills

  • Knowledgeable with NIST 800-171 and NIST 800-53

  • Understanding of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC)

  • Experience briefing Senior Leaders

  • A minimum Bachelor's degree in a relevant technical discipline OR 2 years of additional related years of experience is accepted in lieu of a degree.

  • Must currently possess a Secret or higher level clearance if required by the customer (i.e. Top Secret)

Preferred :

  • Active US DoD Security Clearance granted within the last 5 years

  • Graduate-level degree in Engineering or a related technical or business field

  • Experience working in Combined Air Operations Center (CAOC) and general understanding of CAOC processes and procedures in support of execution of the Air Tasking Order(ATO) and Airspace Control Order (ACO).

  • This position is based on Contract Award

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

The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by federal, state, provincial or local mandates or customer requirements.

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.

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