Cyber Security Lead / Liaison Officer

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: Top Secret SCI

Job Description:
Are you ready to put your Cyber Security expertise to work on complex projects in support of an exciting customer mission? Are you great with people and have a track record of delivering secure systems to satisfy the customer’s mission?

Parsons is now hiring an experienced Cyber Security Lead with the desire to work on creating innovative, practical solutions to support cyber security and space projects. You will be responsible for the security and protection of key government systems.

Parsons extensive experience in this field, combined with your experience analyzing and securing systems will propel your career and leadership opportunities forward. We need our Cyber Security Lead to exhibit exceptional communication, analytical and organizational skills while being versatile and enthusiastic when working in a highly flexible team-oriented environment.

The responsibilities of the Cyber Security Lead position include the following:

Implements Risk Management Framework (RMF) process on government systems.

Interfaces with customers, managers, and other leads to gather requirements, recommend solutions, provide status, and manage issues/requests.

Develops and implements information security procedures, system security plans, and POA&Ms for the operation of networked and standalone classified computers systems, as well as coordinating government agency approvals/accreditations.

Conducts periodic system self-inspections/testing, weekly system audits, media reviews and investigations of computer security incidents, coordinating with other organizations for expertise as needed.

Consults on the design, development, integration, and analysis of classified and CUI computing systems.

Performs information system hardening configurations and remediation activities in accordance with company and customer standards.

Identifies security vulnerabilities and needed security protection measures.

Defines, implements and monitors security protection measures, and additional security requirements (i.e. awareness training, reporting, etc.).

Implements Cyber Security best practices while balancing cost, schedule, performance and risk to ensure the development and delivery of secure and resilient capabilities.

Designs, develops, and implements leading-edge analytical and technical methodologies, tools, and policies/standards to ensure a cyber-secure environment for customer organizations.

Required Qualifications:
Active Top Secret (TS) clearance with Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) eligibility
Bachelor’s degree in a technical, business, operations, or equivalent field
5+ years of experience working with cyber security technology and systems
DoD 8140.01 Certification (A+, Sec+ etc.)
5+ years of experience with evaluating Risk Management Framework (RMF) packages
5+ years of experiences using Federal Information Security Modernization Act (FISMA) security assessment tools
5+ years of experience with network vulnerability analysis and mitigation
2+ years of experience with DoD cyber policies
5+ years of experience with developing Interim Authorization to Test (IATT), and Authorization to Operate (ATO) packages for approval

Desired Qualifications:
Cybersecurity certifications: CISSP, OSCP, CISM, CEH, GSEC.
Extensive experience supporting the space, cyber, and intelligence communities.
Experience as forward deployed and worked in a high threat and austere environment
Master’s degree or higher in a technical, business, operations, or equivalent field
Military service (active or reserve status)

The anticipated annualized full time target compensation (median) for this position is: $150,000.00.

Benefits for this position include: medical, dental, vision, paid time off and 401K.

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.