Journeyman Information System Security Engineer (ISSE)

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In a world of possibilities, pursue one with endless opportunities. Imagine Next!

When it comes to what you want in your career, if you can imagine it, you can do it at Parsons.  Imagine a career working with intelligent, diverse people sharing a common quest. Imagine a workplace where you can be yourself. Where you can thrive. Where you can find your next, right now. We’ve got what you’re looking for.

Job Description:

Parsons is looking for an amazingly talented Journeyman Information System Security Engineer (ISSE) to join our team! In this role you will get to focus on the cybersecurity aspects of system design to robustly deal with cyber-related disruptions, minimizing misuse and malicious behavior, while supporting Defensive Cyber Operations.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Works with customers and various SAFe® Agile engineering disciplines to analyze operational needs, decompose requirements, generate cybersecurity functional requirements, and supports the agile development of robust security posture focusing on mission and compliance, in a SAFe® construct.
  • Coordinates requirements with various agile teams to ensure appropriate security requirements are met across cloud and on-prem environments and validates solutions.
  • Works closely with Software Developers, System Designers, Operators, as well as industry to design security into products, develop new standards, and highlight requirement gaps to deliver systems into a long term strategically strong configuration.
  • Provide system security engineering in accordance with the process, task, and activity guidelines established in DOD Instruction 8510.01 Risk Management Framework (RMF) for DoD Information Technology (IT)
  • Review program requirements, deliverables and activities to determine adequacy of information security architecture, define needed risk reduction activities, and operational monitoring/defensive capabilities.  Implement cybersecurity and DoD RMF activities to integrate needed security capabilities across cloud and on-prem deployments.  Design and conduct risk assessments to ensure fielded security capabilities are implemented properly and adequately provide resiliency against projected threat, key activities.
  • Strong ability to produce and maintain varied technical documentation
  • 100% onsite is required in Colorado Springs, CO

What Required Skills You'll Bring:

  • Must have a Bachelors Degree in Cybersecurity/Computer Science/Engineering or other relevant field from an accredited university with minimum 2+ years (3+ highly preferred) of experience
  • Must have 1 DoD 8570.01/8140.03 Certification: CompTIA Security+, CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst+ (CYSA+), Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional (GISCP), GIAC Security Essentials (GSEC), Certified Network Defender (CND), Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Security, or Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
  • Refer to Job Description for Education and Experience Requirements
  • Ability to obtain and hold a Secret clearance
  • Conducts vulnerability assessments of systems and application using Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS)
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of methods used to safeguard systems, devices, procedures, and information
  • Develop Security Test and Evaluation (ST&E) control validation procedures, execute ST&E, and document results
  • Develop documentation, policy and procedures; Ports Protocols and Services Management (PPSM); system and network diagrams, descriptions, SOPs, review previous certification and accreditation documents; compile and generate RMF artifacts (ST&E results, etc.)
  • Hands-on experience in secure configuration management techniques (e.g., Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs)
  • Hands-on experience in network security architecture concepts including topology, protocols, components, and principles (e.g., application of defense-in-depth)


What Desired Skills You'll Bring:

  • Masters Degree in Cybersecurity/ Computer Science/Engineering or other relevant field from an accredited university
  • Top Secret OR interim/active Secret with ability to get Top Secret
  • Familiarity with Defensive Cyber Operations Concepts

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

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: 

$113,100.00 - $203,600.00

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, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), 401(k), life insurance, flexible work schedules, and holidays to fit your busy lifestyle!

This position will be posted for a minimum of 3 days and will continue to be posted for an average of 30 days until a qualified applicant is selected or the position has been cancelled.

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+.

We truly invest and care about our employee’s wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest—APPLY TODAY!

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OUR MISSION

We’re committed to delivering innovative infrastructure, defense and security solutions to enable a sustainable, safer, smarter and more connected world.

ABOUT US

Founded in 1944, Parsons Corporation, a digitally enabled solutions provider, is focused on creating the future of the defense, intelligence, and critical infrastructure markets. From Earth to outer space, we deliver tomorrow’s solutions today. Equipped with the capabilities required to take on any defense, intelligence, or critical infrastructure challenge, our agile, innovative, and disruptive approach enables us to deliver solutions at the speed of relevance.

Our people are our greatest asset. We strive to be an employer of choice that engages employees in the community and creates rewarding career paths to cultivate a resilient workforce that is ready for the future.

PARSONS IN CANADA

Parsons has contributed to major infrastructure projects in Canada since the 1940’s, helping to design and build many well-known landscapes across the country, including the Regina Bypass, Turcot Exchange, Kicking Horse Canyon, Olivier-Charbonneau Bridge, and the Edmonton Light Rail Transit. Our markets are diverse, including Bridge, Tunnel, Road and Highway, Aviation, Rail and Transit, Smart Vehicle Solutions, Smart Mobility, Integrated Delivery, Environmental Remediation, Mining and Reclamation, and Water/Wastewater, as well as serving numerous industrial clients. The Parsons’ signature stands out and our achievements have been recognized via numerous awards for innovation and quality, particularly in long-span bridges, complex brigles, and major road networks expansions. Our teams work across Canada in many provinces, including Alberta, Ontario, Manitoba, British Columbia, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Northern Territories and the Yukon.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.

2021 Forbes The Best Employers for Diversity Badge

For more about Parsons, visit parsons.com and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube.

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2023 Equality 100 Leader in LGBTQ+ Workplace Inclusion Badge
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2023 Minority Engineer Magazine  Reader's Choice Top 50 Employer Badge
2022 U.S. Department of Labor Gold Award Badge
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17,000+ Employees

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80+ Languages

COMPETITIVE BENEFIT OFFERINGS

Financial Wellness

We care about your financial wellbeing. Parsons offers competitive pay and retirement plans to help you build wealth for the future while giving you the flexibility to diversify your investments.

Work Life Harmony

Balance in life is important and time away from the office is imperative to allow you to refresh and focus your attention on the things that matter to you. Parsons supports your time away by providing paid time off and paid flexible holidays.

Career Development

We are committed to fostering the personal and professional growth of our employees. Develop and advance yourself though our comprehensive training, educational and mentorship programs.

Veteran Support

We provide Industry leading benefits to support veterans and active-duty members to provide security for you and your family by offering robust leave and benefits; including paid active-duty military leave and paid time off when transitioning back to civilian life.

Mind & Body

At Parsons we inspire healthier habits, heathier minds, and a healthier you through our wellness program. Participate in our weekly Meditation Mondays and Wellness Wednesdays. Wellness, at Parsons, is more than just your annual checkup.

Health

Health is not a one size fits all. At Parsons, we offer a robust Employee Assistance Program as well as comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans through large, national carriers with the choice of regional PPO, HDHP, or HMO networks.

Want to learn more about the benefits eligible for the Parsons’ location you are interested in? Connect with one of our recruiters for further detail.

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Parsons has a long-standing reputation as an industry leader in domestic and international engineering and construction projects. The company also has a solid history supporting federal government work.”

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