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Parsons Corporation Information Systems Security Engineer (2736) in Welcome, Maryland

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Job Description:

Space Ground System Solutions (SGSS), an operating unit of Parsons, supports the Naval Research Laboratory and is passionate about making our nation the undisputed leader in Space. We understand that ensuring our security for future generations depends on it. We have emerged as a leader in the development of cutting-edge space domain solutions for the Department of Defense and Intelligence Community. Our success can be attributed to our people and our priorities.

If you are a motivated individual who wants a chance to assist in solving major national security challenges - who seeks to work on a team where creative solutions are encouraged, and technical challenges are the norm - then we need your help.

What's in it for you . . . one of the most comprehensive benefit packages in the industry. All benefits are fully funded - no employee premium/contribution required.

SGSS is currently looking for an experienced full-time Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE) to support the Information Assurance team at Blossom Point in Welcome, MD. The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist in preparing, providing direction, and reviewing relevant documentation to include System Security Plans (SSPs), Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Risk Assessment Reports, Remediation Plans, Plans of Actions and Milestones (POAMs), Assessment and Authorization (A&A) packages, and System Requirements Traceability Matrices (SRTMs)

  • Support information security accreditation activities in compliance with applicable federal government policies and procedures

  • Perform vulnerability and risk assessment analysis to support continuous monitoring and security control testing

  • Perform installation and processing of new security products and procedures

  • Monitor networks and systems for security breaches and intrusions

  • Assist in configuring monitoring software that helps notify the team of security events and irregular system behavior

  • Conduct periodic scans of networks and systems to identify vulnerabilities and assist the IT team in determining mitigation techniques

  • Perform incident response activities to minimize impact

  • Work closely with system engineers, government security team and leadership to ensure security design, compliance, and schedule adherence

Required Qualifications

  • Must have minimum active DoD TS security clearance with SCI eligibility

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Cybersecurity, or related field of study; or six years of related professional experience in lieu of education

  • Must have or obtain a Cybersecurity Professional certification commensurate with their role (e.g., IAM Level 1, Level 2, etc.) - minimum Security+ No less than five (5) years of professional experience as an Information Systems Security Engineer

  • Direct experience reviewing and developing Risk Management Framework (RMF) accreditation/certification packages

  • Experience maintaining operational security postures for programs and information systems

  • Experience with installation and processing of security products and procedures

  • Ability to communicate information assurance issues to peers and management

  • Familiarity with system administration duties to ensure good security communication with the Information Technology (IT) team

  • Ability to read and use the results of mobile code, malicious code, and anti-virus software

Preferred Qualifications

  • DOD 8570, CISSP, CEH, CCIE

  • Demonstrated ability to independently analyze and identify solutions in a fast-paced environment

  • Experience installing and using firewalls, data encryption programs, etc., to protect sensitive information

SGSS offers competitive salary, company paid medical/dental benefits, a 20% annual employer contribution to your 401K (no employee contribution required), life insurance as well as short and long-term disability, and plenty of time off to create the work/life balance we believe in.

Apply now to work for a company that truly believes YOU are the key to OUR success. Come see the difference . . .

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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