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Cyber Information Systems Security Engineer

Company: Parsons Corporation
Location: Chantilly
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

**Minimum Clearance Required to Start:**

Top Secret SCI w/Polygraph

**Job Description:**

Ready for a challenge that will require your experience and keep you on the edge of cyber security? Parsons is looking for a Cybersecurity Information System Security Engineer (ISSE) experienced in development, security, and operations (DevSecOps) and the implementation of fundamental, sound practices for secure, agile software development. This Cyber ISSE will ensure that appropriate security engineering principles, concepts, methods, and practices are applied throughout the system development lifecycle (SDLC) to achieve customer objectives for the protection of mission-critical assets; will reduce system vulnerabilities through application of applicable practices such as those documented in NIST Special Publication 800-218 Secure Software Development Framework (SSDF).

Parsons' extensive experience in the system security engineering field, combined with your technical DevSecOps knowledge, will propel your career forward with opportunity for advancement with top performance. Training, development and opportunities to switch teams and projects as you and our fast-paced business grow and evolve. We need our engineers to be versatile, display leadership qualities and be enthusiastic to tackle new challenges across the full stack as we continue to push security forward. Cyber ISSEs design, develop, and implement leading-edge analytical and technical methodologies, tools, and policies/standards to ensure cyber-secure implementations of systems and environments.

Responsibilities:

+ Define system security requirements in coordination with security stakeholders including system engineers, program managers, security control assessors, and authorizing officials.

+ Provide independent cybersecurity advice and guidance to government stakeholders

+ Develop or review system security designs and architectures.

+ Advise software engineers on best methods to remediate vulnerability findings through secure practices throughout the SDLC

+ Support engineering analysis of alternatives, tradeoffs, and risk treatment decisions

+ Develop cybersecurity documentation in support of customer Risk Management Framework (RMF) process; in accordance with NIST SP 800-37 Rev 2.

+ Work with interdisciplinary teams to deliver securely engineered software as a natural result of a trusted development chain.

Qualifications:

+ Active Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph

+ 5 years minimum of system and/or security engineering work performed in support of U.S. Government customers subject to Intelligence Community Directive (ICD) 503.

+ (ISC)2 Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) certification.

+ Experience implementing secure development practices in keeping with NIST SP 800-218 guidelines

+ Experience supporting secure agile development using industry standard automation tools such as GitLab, Jenkins, Jira, OWASP, etc.

+ Experience defining system security requirements in coordination with security stakeholders including system engineers, program managers, security control assessors, and authorizing officials.

+ Experience providing independent cybersecurity advice and guidance to government stakeholders

+ Experience developing and/or reviewing system and software security designs and architectures.

+ Ability to advise software engineers on best methods to remediate vulnerability findings throughout the SDLC

+ Ability to support engineering analysis of alternatives, tradeoffs, and risk treatment decisions

+ Experience creating and supporting secure development capabilities to include strong performance in maintaining patch management

+ Knowledge of Cloud (i.e. Azure, Amazon C2S, Commercial and GovCloud) security planning, design, and operations

+ Experience with the development of secure containerized microservices and containers

+ Strong initiative and communication skills

+ Ability to explain complex cybersecurity issues to a diverse audience in layman's terms

+ Experience implementing or assessing cybersecurity solutions using technologies such as: Nessus, WebInspect

+ Some ability to travel in support of program activities

ADDITIONAL PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

+ Experience presenting verbal/written communications to Senior leadership including ISSMs, ISOs, security directors

+ Experience with systems engineering lifecycle processes

+ Act as an advisor the Government ISSM on ATO extensions, body of evidence reviews

+ Participating in RFC/CCB reviews as voting member for Government customer programs

+ Experience guiding systems through the approval process per NIST-800-37 RMF

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+.

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

Keywords: Parsons Corporation, Chantilly , Cyber Information Systems Security Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Chantilly, Virginia

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