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Parsons Corporation CISO Support Engineer (Cybersecurity) in El Segundo, California

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Top Secret SCI

Job Description:

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Top Secret SCI

Job Description:

Are you ready to put your Systems Security Engineering and Cybersecurity expertise to work on complex systems that support exciting space-focused missions? Are you great with people and have a track record of delivering secure systems to satisfy a customer's mission?

Parsons is hiring an experienced security engineer with the desire to work on creating innovative, practical solutions to support cybersecurity and space projects. You will be responsible for improving security across numerous systems and for implementing security requirements at the enterprise level.

Parsons' extensive experience in this field, combined with your experience securing government systems, will propel your career and leadership opportunities forward. We need the CISO Support Engineer to exhibit exceptional communication, analytical, and organizational skills while being versatile and enthusiastic when working in a highly flexible, team-oriented environment.

Responsibilities and Duties:

The responsibilities of the CISO Support Engineer include:

  • Security Architecture analysis and compliance assessment with DoD / US Space Force required configurations

  • Act as a security operations tools architecture SME and integrator

  • Support required audits of IAVA, STIGs and CTOs to enforce compliance

  • Perform firewall and boundary audit and configuration management

  • Conduct security posture and threat analysis given current security infrastructure, configuration, and employment

  • Coordinate/Collaborate with stakeholders and mission owners on cybersecurity priorities

  • Propose, coordinate, implement, and enforce information systems security policies, standards, and methodologies.

  • Maintain operational security posture for information systems or programs to ensure information systems security policies, standards, and procedures are established and followed.

  • Assist with the management of security aspects of the information system and perform day-to-day security operations of the system

  • Evaluate security solutions to ensure they meet security requirements for processing classified information

  • Perform vulnerability/risk assessment analysis to support assessment and authorization (A&A).

  • Provide configuration management (CM) for information system security software, hardware, and firmware.

  • Manage changes to systems and assess the security impact of those changes.

  • Prepare and review documentation, to include System Security Plans (SSPs), Risk Assessment Reports, Assessment and Authorization (A&A) packages, and Authority to Operate (ATO) packages

  • Provide on-site security vulnerability testing/scanning for current and future systems as required by the CISO

Required Qualifications:

  • Active Top Secret (TS) clearance with Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) eligibility

  • Bachelor's degree in Software, Computer, Systems, Electrical, Information Technology Engineering or related technical

  • 7+ years of related experience in cyber, military, computer system, intelligence, and/or space systems is required.

  • Must have experience leading the security direction for government systems

  • Experience performing the responsibilities of the position listed above

Desired Qualifications:

  • Cybersecurity certifications: CISSP, OSCP, CISM, CEH, GSEC, CCNA

  • Extensive experience supporting the space, cyber, and intelligence communities

  • Experience directly supporting Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC)

Must be able to obtain, maintain and/or currently possess a security clearance.

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.