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Parsons Corporation Cybersecurity Risk Management Lead in Springfield, Virginia

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Top Secret SCI w/Polygraph

Job Description:

Precision is king when it comes to the work you do:

You have an ability to see where, how, and what needs to be tweaked to achieve the best result. Overlooked details jump out at you because of your finely tuned observational skills. Accuracy and precision define your work ethic. Co-workers know that your work will be correct and on point and they respect you for it. We will respect you for it, too. Let's talk.

As the Risk Management Lead, you will provide leadership to develop, modernize, and enhance information assurance capabilities to protect and defend the Customer’s information systems. In this role you will report to the Division Chief for Risk Management and communicate with team members daily.

Responsibilities include:

  • Providing leadership, guidance, and training to a diverse team of security administrators, analysts, and IT professionals.

  • Reviewing, implementing, updating, and documenting information security policies and procedures.

  • Advising Risk Management and Cybersecurity Office leadership regarding cybersecurity status.

  • Managing security audits, vulnerability and threat assessments, and direct responses to network or system intrusions.

  • Ensuring fulfillment of information security mandates, including providing leadership with compliance reports and audit findings.

  • Keeping abreast of industry security trends and developments, as well as applicable government regulations.

  • Researching, evaluating, and recommending new security tools, techniques, and technologies and introduces them to the enterprise in alignment with IT security strategy.

  • Creating and executing strategies to improve the reliability and security of IT projects.

  • Responding immediately to security-related incidents and provide a thorough post-event analysis.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree, or higher, in computer engineering, computer science, IS or cybersecurity-related discipline, or equivalent six (6) years’ experience in information assurance or systems and network security.

  • Minimum of five (5) years leadership experience serving as an information security manager or information assurance/engineering team lead.

  • Demonstrated experience presenting briefings to senior customer management and customer stakeholders.

  • Advanced security DODD 8570 certification, e.g., CISM, CISSP, CND, CSA, Security+.

  • Demonstrated leadership experience with RMF and accreditation processes (e.g., NIST800-53, ICD503).

  • Demonstrated hands on experience with accreditation tools (e.g., Xacta, Nessus, AppDetective, WebInspect).

  • A cloud-based industry security certification (e.g., CCSP, Microsoft Azure Security Engineer).

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience securing infrastructure solutions and applications deployed in public and/or community cloud environments.

  • Experience implementing secure DevOps methodologies.

  • Experience integrating AWS with DevSecOps teams.

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.

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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