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Parsons Corporation Information System Security Officer (ISSO) - Level 1 in Las Cruces, New Mexico

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Top Secret SCI w/Polygraph

Job Description:

Information System Security Officer (ISSO) - Level 1

Parsons seeks to hire Information System Security Officers to provide comprehensive information system security support to an Intelligence Community (IC) customer. The ISSOs will be responsible for providing day-to-day system security operations by ensuring that operational security is maintained for an information system. ISSOs are also responsible for maintaining effective communications with the Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM), Information System Owner, Authorizing Official (AO) or Delegated Authorizing Official (DAO), Information System Security Engineer (ISSE), and the Security Control Assessor (SCA). ISSOs must have a working knowledge of system functions, security policies, technical security safeguards, and operational security measures. Additionally, ISSOs demonstrate self-motivation, initiative, sound judgement, effective interpersonal skills, team building skills, and effective communication skills. The Level 1 ISSO position is an entry level IS professional who assists the Government on basic IT and information system security issues affecting the mission.

Responsibilities include the following:

  • Familiarity with conducting research and analysis.

  • Familiarity with network and information system security principles and best practices.

  • Familiarity with controlling, labeling, virus scanning, and appropriately transferring data (uploading/downloading) between information systems at varying classification levels.

  • Ability to engender rapport with the military, civilians, and other contractors at all levels.

  • Ability to prioritize tasks.

  • Familiarity with applicable IC and DoD policies, procedures and operating instructions related to Information Technology, Information Assurance, Information Management (IT/IA/IM).

Required Qualifications:

Active Top Secret/SCI clearance with Polygraph

Associate's Degree or higher + 0-3 years of experience OR HS/GED + 4 years of experience

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

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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