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Cybersecurity Systems Engineer

Centreville, VA 20121
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Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Top Secret SCI

Job Description:

Ready for a challenge that will require your experience and keep you on the edge of cyber security? Want to take your Systems Engineering experience and lead teams that protect privacy and ensure security for our national defense? Parsons is now hiring experienced systems specialists with a passion for cyber security. Parsons extensive experience in this field, combined with your technical expertise, will propel your career forward with opportunity for advancement with top performance.


  • Maintain and update a POAM monthly - Can be TDL on FedNet, but need to update/sync the POAM the NOC at least quarterly for the continuous monitoring submissions
  • Review vulnerability scans with ACAS/Nessus and document the vulnerabilities on the POA&M
  • Track vulnerabilities discovered during source code scans on the POA&M
  • Review change requests (CRs) and perform Security Impact Analysis (SIAs) of proposed changes
  • Update/maintain ATO body of evidence as required - System security plan (SSP), ports protocols and services management (PPSM) document, hardware and software lists, self-assessment worksheet (SAW), approved products list (APL), Security Controls Traceability Matrix (SCTM), Risk Assessment Questionnaire (RAQ), Risk Assessment Report (RAR), etc.
  • Review CYBERCOM directives weekly (IAVA/B/T)
  • Review the implementation of applicable NIST SP 800-53 security controls annually
  • Generate and maintain site addendums for other sites on the ATO
  • Process SAARs for user account management
  • Maintain communication with the Program Office regarding the system and its associated efforts
  • Participate in site assistance visits (SAVs) in support of ATO efforts (ISSO/SA/All CS members)
  • Maintain SSP and artifacts in eMASS


  • Active TS Clearance with SCI eligibility
  • Ability to obtain IAM II cert within 6 months of employment - CAP, CASP+ CE, CISM, CISSP (or Associate), GSLC, CCISO
  • Some remote flexibility; must work out of Centreville office as necessary
  • Minimum 5 years experience directly related to duties listed above
  • Demonstrated experience assessing security controls (NIS SP 800-53)
  • Experience obtaining an ATO through the RMF process
  • Experience administering Linux systems via CLI/SSH
  • Must be able to interpret security controls and their intent
  • Experience with container and orchestration technologies such as Docker, Kubernetes, etc.
  • Experience administering, securing, or operating systems in cloud environments
  • Experience with Change Control/Management processes

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


Posted: 2021-05-31 Expires: 2021-07-01

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Cybersecurity Systems Engineer

Parsons Corporation
Centreville, VA 20121

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