Parsons Corporation Continuity Planner/Functional Specialist in Springfield, Virginia
Provides analytical support to, or administrative oversight of, programs and/or projects. Role may include serving as a subject matter or technical/scientific resource. Participates in the development of project management models for forecasting resource requirements, and the resolution of contractual issues.
The primary duties for the Functional Specialist/Advisor are to support the business continuity (BC) and Information System Contingency Plan (ISCP) activities for the TO Directorate.
Monitor status of all ISCPs in the Continuity Planning Tool (CPT) and serve as a subject matter expert on ISCPs.
Advise Division Chief and TO leadership on all ISCP and disaster recovery (DR) matters.
Examine and approve draft ISCPs for completeness, technical feasibility, and effectiveness and consult with Program Management Office (PMO) POCs to correct identified inadequacies.
Participate, in consultation with the Client's Operations Center Mission Assurance Division (NOC-MA) POCs, in production of approved ISCPs.
Manage the rolling compliance of all ISCPs for the Agency via continuous surveillance of recovery plans' expirations and escalation of notification when programs are non-responsive.
Monitor Authorized Outages on the Client's networks for the following: required consultation with impacted users, back-out plan sufficiency, and opportunities to fulfill ISCP exercising requirements.
Produce monthly metrics on ISCP compliance and compliance management.
Must have an active TS/SCI with ability to obtain and maintain a Poly
Experience: 3-6 years of demonstrated experience in Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery.
Shall be knowledgeable of information systems accreditation under ICD-503 (NIST SP 800-37).
Experience in recovering information systems under all circumstances.
Experience may be broad-based crossing multiple markets (i.e., Government or industry).
Education: Bachelor's Degree within a related field (e.g. Information Technology, Information Assurance, Cyber Security, or Engineering)
Certifications: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification (ISC2)
Federal Emergency Management Agency Level 1 (Professional Continuity Practitioner) certification
Federal Emergency Management Agency Level 2 (Master Continuity Practitioner) certification
Disaster Recovery Institute (DRI) Certified Business Continuity Professional certification
Other IT certification such as GSLC (SANS) Homeland Security Exercise Evaluation Program (HSEEP) certification
Experience in creating and managing an information system-related metric program
Must be able to obtain, maintain and/or currently possess a security clearance.
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