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Cloud Security ISSE

Denver, CO 80204
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Ready for a challenge that will require your experience and keep you on the edge of cyber security? Take your Systems experience and lead teams that protect privacy and ensure security for our national defense systems. Parsons is now hiring experienced Systems Specialists with a passion for cyber security.

Parsons extensive experience in this field, combined with your technical 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 fastpaced 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 Security Systems Engineers design, develop, and implement leading-edge analytical and technical methodologies, tools, and policies/standards to ensure a cyber-secure environment for customer organizations.

Provide leading Information System Security Engineering (ISSE) services to Authorize and Accredit cloud-based systems through the Risk Management Framework (RMF). Ensure that appropriate security principles, concepts, methods, and practices are applied throughout the system lifecycle to achieve customer objectives for the protection of mission-critical assets. Reduce system defects and security vulnerabilities through requirements definition, system design, risk analysis, and secure operations.


  • Define system security requirements in coordination with security stakeholders including system engineers, program managers, security control assessors, and authorizing officials.
  • Develop or review system security designs and architectures.
  • Advise software, cloud, and DevSecOps engineers on best methods to achieve, verify, and validate vulnerability reduction.
  • Support engineering analysis of alternatives, trade-offs, and risk treatment decisions.
  • Develop cyber-security documentation in support of customer Risk Management Framework (RMF) process.
  • Work with interdisciplinary teams to deliver trustworthy and secure systems.


  • 10 years minimum of system and/or security engineering work performed in support of U.S. Government customers subject to Intelligence Community Directive (ICD) 503.
  • Review and development of RMF Assessment and Authorization (A&A) documentation, e.g. System Security Plans (SSPs), Security Assessment Reports (SARs), and Plans of Action and Milestones (POAMs).
  • One or more of the following certifications: Security+, CISSP, CEH, AWS Security Specialty


  • Amazon C2S, SC2S, Commercial and GovCloud planning, design, and operations.
  • Network design and implementation.
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification with either an Information Systems Security Engineering Professional (ISSEP) or Information Systems Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP) concentration.
  • Experience Tenable Nessus/ Security Center and/or Fortify
  • Risk Management Framework experience


Although not explicitly required, successful candidates typically have a B.S. or M.S. degree in a technical field and/or related experience.


Active TS/SCI Required.

CI Polygraph preferred (CI Poly sponsorship available for exceptional candidates).

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


Posted: 2020-09-02 Expires: 2020-10-08

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Cloud Security ISSE

Parsons Corporation
Denver, CO 80204

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