23 days old

Cyber Systems Security Officer (ISSO)

Greenbelt, MD 20770
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Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Top Secret SCI w/Polygraph

Job Description:

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

Parsons is now hiring an experienced Cyber Systems Security Officer (ISSO) with the desire to work on developing innovative solutions to support the reliable operation of computer systems. You will be responsible for enhancing government customer capabilities while addressing security challenges.


Designs and evaluates end-to-end systems through their entire life cycle. Ensures products and systems comply with requirements and customer information assurance and cyber security standards and practices through formal verification methods with specific emphasis on network operations and cyber warfare tactics. Responsible for strengthening the defensive posture and cyber defense operational readiness of an IT Enterprise. Enterprise Cyber Network Defense (ECND) program defends and protects Government assets from external Cyber Security attacks and Insider Threats that can potentially cause or create data, systems, networks, and personnel vulnerabilities.

The responsibilities of the Cyber Systems Security Officer (ISSO) position include the following:

  • Conduct computing environment technical security assessments to identify points of vulnerability, non-compliance with established Information Assurance (IA) standards and regulations, and recommend mitigation strategies.
  • Provide system engineering team support for the design, development, implementation, evaluation, and integration of secure networking, computing, and enclave environments.
  • Apply system security engineering expertise toward the execution of systems engineering life cycle management, integration, risk management, change management, auditing, certification and accreditation, and security testing
  • Review certification and accreditation (C&A) documentation completeness and standards compliance using Cyber Risk Management and Compliance Automation (XACTA) and the Risk Management Framework (RFM) to achieve Authorization to Operate (ATO).
  • Interact with customers and staff to define and achieve required Information Assurance objectives.
  • Create functional documentation, standard operating procedures, and granular process checklists.
  • Provide guidance and work leadership to less-experienced technical staff members, and may have supervisory responsibilities.
  • Participate in special projects as required.

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience and Education in Information Technology, Information Systems, Computer Security or related discipline
    • 12+ years relevant experience with HS/GED
    • 10+ years Associates Degree
    • 8+ years Bachelor's Degree
    • 6+ years Master's Degree
    • 4+ years PhD
  • Experience performing the job responsibilities listed above.
  • DoD 8570 IAT Level II Certification
  • Active DoD TS/SCI Clearance with Polygraph

Preferred Qualifications:

  • DoD 8570 Cyber Security Service Provider (CSSP) Infrastructure Support Certification

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


Posted: 2021-07-07 Expires: 2021-08-07

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Cyber Systems Security Officer (ISSO)

Parsons Corporation
Greenbelt, MD 20770

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