Parsons Corporation Principal Information Systems Security Officer in Welcome, Maryland
Minimum Clearance Required to Start:
Mission Solutions directorate of Parsons Space & GeoSpatial sector has a full-time opening for a Principal Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) to join our team at the Blossom Point Tracking Facility (BPTF) in Welcome, MD. The ISSO will be a part of the information assurance team that upgrades and maintains the security posture of all stand-alone and networked environments at BP.
Develops, maintains, and implements information security standards, procedures, and guidelines for applications and databases. Ensures that systems and organizational databases are protected from unauthorized access and use. Monitors systems, identifies threats, and handles disaster recovery operations.
Maintain operational security posture for programs and information systems
Support information security accreditation activities in compliance with all federal government policies and procedures
Perform vulnerability/risk assessment analysis to support continuous monitoring and security control testing
Prepare and review relevant documentation to include SSP's, SOP's, risk assessment reports, remediation plans, POAM, CMP, IRP, etc.
Compile Assessment and Authorization packages and SRTM's
Instruct and train site personnel on cyber security awareness
Communicate information assurance issues to peers and management
Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.
Must be a US citizen and have a minimum active DoD Secret security clearance
Must be able to obtain a DoD TS/SCI
Bachelor's Degree with not less than 8 years of related professional experience
Expert technical knowledge in security policy, information assurance, and IT systems engineering
Possess excellent analytical skills and be capable of quantifying risk to enterprise systems and level of compliance with security policy
Strong IT system and application engineering background with experience in Windows, Linux, and virtual environments, Active Directory, and networking
Experience with certification testing, Risk Management Framework (RMF), information assurance tools, DoD STIG, and vulnerability assessment
Direct experience reviewing and developing accreditation/certification packages
Knowledge of risk assessment tools, disaster recovery, technologies, and methods
Experience planning, researching and developing security policies, standards and procedures
Demonstrated ability to rapidly and independently analyze security-related issues and identify solutions
CISSP, CISM, or DoD 8140 / 8570.1 certification (IAM level 3) or similar
Highly desire experience with Network Security tools - GFI LanGuard, Nessus, Gigamon, FireEye, Suricata, or Palo Alto knowledge
Highly desire experience with Security Information and Event Management tools - LogRhythm, ArcSight, NetWitness, Splunk Enterprise Security, AlienVault, and/or SolarWinds Log and Event Manager
Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills
Self-starter requiring minimal supervisory direction and oversight
Must be able to obtain, maintain and/or currently possess a security clearance.
The position requires a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief.
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.