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Parsons Corporation Information System Security Engineer in Springfield, Virginia

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Top Secret SCI

Job Description:

Parsons is now hiring an Information System Security Engineer. The candidate is expected to work with Information System Security Owners to move new systems through the Risk Management Framework for accreditation and sustainment.

Job Responsibilities

  • Prepare security documentation for multiple systems, to include test plan, security plans, hardware list, software list data flow diagrams, standard operating procedures, policies and network diagrams, topological drawings to illustrate the interconnection between the systems and or networks.

  • Ensure proper use of remote access connectivity and maintenance for systems in accordance with agency policy and procedures.

  • Services offered ensure the File Transfer Protocol (FTP) connections meets agency and NIST requirements.

  • Data sensitivity, coordinate use of multiple security countermeasure to protect the integrity of the information assets in the enterprise is overarching goal, in addition to protecting and ensuring data sensitivity is being enforced.

  • Information exchange security ensure the site-to-site VPN tunnels are established based on the agency and DOD requirement.

  • Ensure users are protecting the data in accordance with agency and DOD policies, standards, regulation and procedures for the specified systems.

  • Ensure investigation operations will follow accreditation standards using Intelligence Community Directive (ICD) 503, Risk Management Framework (RMF), categorizing methods of High Confidentiality, High Integrity, and Moderate Availability level. Protect the systems through implementation of security controls that protect against malicious behavior to include intrusion, tampering and virus between the two systems.

  • Provide audit logs to The Client monthly.

  • Ensure security parameters controls that were identified are augmented by policies and procedures.

  • Ensure Security categorization of High Confidentiality, High Integrity and Moderate Availability based on the information types are followed.

  • Complete annual refresher IT Security Awareness training as well as additional security training based on their Security Specialist roles and responsibility.

  • Document all interconnections are required for all systems. Ensure no personal computers or other agency computers will be used across the interconnection or on the customer Networks.

  • As part of the monthly report, conduct vulnerability scans bi-weekly and Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) System scans every three months and provide results of scans.

Required Qualifications

  • Active Top Secret SCI security clearance

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience within related field

  • Demonstrate experience in developing, designing, and documenting system architecture, reviewing and analyzing vulnerability results

  • Required certifications: Security +, or equivalent DOD8140/8570 certification

Desired Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience with customers Risk Evaluation Acceleration Management Process (REvAMP) and NIST ICD503 Risk Management Framework.

  • Desired certifications: CASP, CISSP or equivalent DOD 8140/8570 certification

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.