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Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE)

Chantilly, VA 20151
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Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Top Secret SCI w/Polygraph

Job Description:

Job Title: SIGINT Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE)


Ready for a challenge that will require your experience and keep you on the edge of cyber security? Take your technical experience to task by envisioning and securing the next generation cyber architecture platforms and services while and managing a senior team of security professional protecting the privacy and security of our most critical data. Parsons is now hiring an experienced SIGINT Information System Security Engineering (ISSE) with a passion for cyber security of advanced customer systems, acquisitions, and operations.

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 designed to produce versatile engineers who are enthusiastic to tackle new challenges across the full stack as we revolutionize space and terrestrial cyber security architectures. 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 SIGINT 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 a fast-paced R&D environment. Coordinate design and implementation with security stakeholders including system engineers, program managers, security control assessors, and authorizing officials.
  • Develop and review system security designs and architectures.
  • Advise system engineers on best methods to reduce vulnerabilities and risk to programs.
  • Perform security engineering analysis of alternatives, tradeoffs, and risk treatment decisions.
  • Develop cybersecurity documentation in support of customer Risk Management Framework (RMF) process.
  • Work with interdisciplinary teams to develop and 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).


  • Engineering work performed in space-oriented mission environments and program offices.
  • Systems Engineering and Technical Assistance (SETA) experience
  • Successful performance in technical leadership roles.
  • Strong initiative and communication skills.
  • Amazon C2S, SC2S, Commercial and GovCloud planning, design, and operations.
  • Network design and implementation.
  • Implementation of FIPS-approved cryptographic modules.
  • Implementation of Cross Domain Solutions (CDSs).


Successful candidates typically have a B.S. or M.S. degree in a technical field and a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification with either an Information Systems Security Engineering Professional (ISSEP) or Information Systems Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP) concentration.


Active TS/SCI w/CI poly required

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


Posted: 2021-07-19 Expires: 2021-08-19

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Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE)

Parsons Corporation
Chantilly, VA 20151

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