Parsons Corporation Senior Cyber Security Engineer - TS/SCI w/ poly in Springfield, Virginia
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Ready for a challenge that will require your experience and keep you on the edge of cyber security? Parsons is looking for a Cybersecurity Information System Security Engineer (ISSE) to provide support services to customers on advanced systems acquisitions, development operations, and disposal. This Cyber ISSE will ensure that appropriate security engineering principles, concepts, methods, and practices are applied throughout the system lifecycle to achieve customer objectives for the protection of mission-critical assets; will reduce system vulnerabilities through requirements definition, system design, risk analysis, and secure operations; in accordance with NIST SP 800-160.Parsons' extensive experience in this field, combined with your technical knowledge, will propel your career forward with opportunity for advancement with top performance. Training, development and opportunities to switch teams and projects as you and our fast paced business grow and evolve. We need our engineers to be versatile, display leadership qualities and be enthusiastic to tackle new challenges across the full stack as we continue to push security forward. Cyber ISSEs design, develop, and implement leading-edge analytical and technical methodologies, tools, and policies/standards to ensure cyber-secure implementations of systems and environments.Responsibilities:
Define system security requirements in coordination with security stakeholders including system engineers, program managers, security control assessors, and authorizing officials.
Provide independent cybersecurity advice and guidance to government stakeholders
Develop or review system security designs and architectures.
Advise security engineers on best methods to remediate vulnerability findings through security scanning tools
Support engineering analysis of alternatives, tradeoffs, and risk treatment decisions
Work with interdisciplinary Cyber Defense teams to deliver trustworthy and secure systems.
Develop cybersecurity documentation in support of customer Risk Management Framework (RMF) process; in accordance with NIST SP 800-37 Rev 2.
Active Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
8 years minimum of system and/or security engineering work performed in support of U.S. Government customers subject to Intelligence Community Directive (ICD) 503.
(ISC)2 Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) certification. (ISC)2 Information Systems Security Engineering Professional (ISSEP) certification desired (may be required for some positions)
Experience implementing NIST SP 800-53 Revision 4 security requirements and NIST SP 800-53A security assessment procedures.
Experience reviewing and developing RMF Assessment and Authorization (A&A) documentation, e.g. System Security Plans (SSPs), Security Assessment Reports (SARs), and Plans of Action and Milestones (POAMs).
Experience defining system security requirements in coordination with security stakeholders including system engineers, program managers, security control assessors, and authorizing officials.
Experience providing independent cybersecurity advice and guidance to government stakeholders
Experience developing and/or reviewing system security designs and architectures.
Ability to advise security engineers on best methods to remediate vulnerability findings through security scanning tools
Ability to support engineering analysis of alternatives, tradeoffs, and risk treatment decisions
Experience developing cybersecurity documentation in support of customer Risk Management Framework (RMF) process; in accordance with NIST SP 800-37 Rev 2.
Knowledge of Cloud (i.e. Azure, Amazon C2S, Commercial and GovCloud) security planning, design, and operations.
Awareness of Cloud C2E initiative
Engineering work performed in space-oriented mission environments.
Knowledge of space system (Satellite and Ground infrastructure) operations
Experience implementing or assessing cybersecurity solutions using technologies such as: Nessus, WebInspect
Network engineering/design of LANs, WANs, MANs, including underlying routing protocols, and implementation. (TCP/IP, BGP, OSPF)
Knowledge of Cross Domain Solutions (CDSs)ADDITIONAL PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:
Experience presenting verbal/written communications to Senior leadership including ISSMs, ISOs, security directors
Experience with systems engineering lifecycle processes
Act as an advisor the Government ISSM on ATO extensions, body of evidence reviews
Participating in RFC/CCB reviews as voting member for Government customer programs
Experience guiding systems through the approval process per NIST-800-37 RMF
Minimum Clearance Required to Start:
Top Secret SCI w/Polygraph
This position is part of our Federal Solutions team.
Our Federal Solutions segment delivers resources to our US government customers that ensure the success of missions around the globe. Our diverse, intelligent employees drive the state of the art as they provide services and solutions in the areas of defense, security, intelligence, infrastructure, and environmental. We promote a culture of excellence and close-knit teams that take pride in delivering, protecting, and sustaining our nation's most critical assets, from Earth to cyberspace. Throughout the company, our people are anticipating what’s next to deliver the solutions our customers need now.
$92,200.00 - $161,400.00
We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as medical, dental, vision, paid time off, 401(k), life insurance, flexible work schedules, and holidays to fit your busy lifestyle!
The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by customer requirements and some cases federal, state, provincial or local mandates.
Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company’s core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.
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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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