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Parsons Corporation TEMPEST Specialist in St. Louis, Missouri

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Job Description:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to :

  • Assist the Certified TEMPEST Technical Authority (CTTA) in implementing the Client TEMPEST program.

  • Analyze requirements and develop required program and processes for controlling compromising emanations from the Client equipment and facilities.

  • Ensure all TEMPEST staff are fully qualified to meet the Client TEMPEST mission requirements.

  • Reach out to customers to gather all necessary information.

  • Wiring diagrams

  • Equipment specifications required to complete the TEMPEST risk matrix's.

  • TEMPEST checklist, Protective Distribution System (PDS) approval request.

  • TEMPEST Countermeasure Reviews. When required by the TEMPEST Lead,

  • Complete visual TEMPEST inspections

  • Testing of the Client facilities, systems, and equipment, to include SCIFs and PDS.

  • Maintain all TEMPEST qualifications required to conduct the visual TEMPEST Inspections and TEMPEST tests.

  • Complete a minimum of 40 hours per annum of proficiency training in TEMPEST, Technical Security or other relevant general security fields each fiscal year.

  • Support TEMPEST daily operations.

  • Maintaining and ensuring accuracy of the Client TEMPEST Risk Matrix.

  • Ensure completion of all TEMPEST checklists, PDS approval requests, and TEMPEST Countermeasure Reviews occurs within established timeframes.

  • Ensure adherence to National, DoD, and Agency regulations and instructions as it relates to TEMPEST.

  • Ensure missions, to include visual TEMPEST inspections and TEMPEST tests, are appropriately staffed, funded, and equipped.

  • Ensure TEMPEST team is fully trained and qualified per National, DoD, and Agency regulations and instructions.

  • Execute the TEMPEST Daily Operations.

  • Perform Radio Frequency signal of interest searches.

  • Assess and locate signals of interested discovered during surveys, system notification and wireless operations.

  • Collaborate with appropriate entities to develop wireless security systems. Identify potential enterprise and tactical wireless security systems.

  • Develop, update and maintain wireless security concept of operations.

  • Identify potential opportunities for partnership across the Agency for wireless security concerns.

  • Recommend and provide guidance for Agency security elements.

  • Provide recommendations and guidance for new processes and systems.

  • Assist in determining best practices related to IPMS and wireless efforts.

  • Ensure wireless technicians understand and comply with wireless regulations.

  • Report wireless issues discovered during the conduct of wireless operations.

  • Ensure that TEMPEST reviews are conducted in accordance with National policy and DoD directives.

  • Coordinate TEMPEST accreditation activities for facilities and contractor sites.

  • Evaluate and make recommendations to the Certified TEMPEST Technical Authority (CTTA) on countermeasures consistent with National policy and operational requirements.

  • Prepare estimates on proper implementation of TEMPEST countermeasures and technologies to support the TSCM mission.

  • Establish and continually update baseline requirements for TEMPEST by identifying facilities and contractor sites requiring review.

  • Maintain appropriate records, to include inspect - able space determinations, TEMPEST review guidance, TEMPEST accreditations and waivers.

  • Conduct inspections and perform site assistance visits, as required.

  • Possess awareness of National policies and DoD polices regarding TEMPEST (e.g. National Security Telecommunications & Information System – policy and instruction, etc.).

Required Qualifications :

  • A Bachelor’s Degree.

  • An active TS/SCI security clearance and be able to obtain a polygraph.

  • 7 years of experience in a CI or Security related field, of which at least

  • 5 years TEMPEST experience.

  • An active National TEMPEST School certification in TEMPEST Fundamentals and RED/BLACK Installation Guidance courses.

  • An active National TEMPEST School certification in TEMPEST testing courses (Lab, Field, and NONSTOP).

  • Proficiency in MS office products.

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Possess TEMPEST Professional (CTP) 1&2 (both) certifications.

  • Completed NCSC ICD 705 Course.

  • Possess a bachelor’s degree or post-graduate degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics disciplines.

  • Be a credentialed graduate of an accredited federal or DoD CI training academy.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Top Secret SCI

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.

Salary Range:

$110,600.00 - $219,400.00

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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