1+ months

Security Assessment and Authorization Specialist

El Segundo, CA 90245

Do you have an interest in the information security field? If you want to learn from and grow with a team of talented security engineers while working for a company that is making a difference in the world, Parsons has an opportunity for you! We are currently seeking an information system security specialist to help us deliver best in class services to our Air Force client.

As a security specialist you will perform key Assessment and Authorization activities to include:

  • Prepare Program Protection Plans (PPP)
  • Develop System Security Plans (SSP)
  • Determine FIPS 199 Information Types/Security Categorizations
  • Prepare/develop Security Test and Evaluation (ST&E) Plan
  • Conduct Security Assessment (SRA)
  • Prepare Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M)
  • Prepare Accreditation Decision Letter
  • Provide program management, control, and reporting necessary to manage and direct efforts required for Air Force Space Command (AFSPC) Assessment and Authorizations, document inventory, and external information security reporting
  • Provide additional recommendations on processes, procedures, and tools that can be implemented to enhance the compliance with independent review objectives established for the system
  • Perform hands-on use of Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Services (eMASS) application in a classified environment.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related technical field, or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years of related professional experience
  • Familiarity with conducting research and analysis
  • Familiarity with network and information systems security principles and best practices
  • Familiarity with controlling, labeling, virus scanning, and appropriately transferring data (uploading/downloading) between information systems at varying classification levels
  • Ability to engender rapport with the military, civilians, and other contractors at all levels
  • Ability to prioritize tasks
  • Familiarity with applicable NRO, IC, DoD policies, procedures and operating instructions related to information technology, information assurance, information management (IT/IA/IAM)
  • Active TS/SCI required
  • Preference will be given to those holding industry standard certifications: (GIAC Security Essentials Certification (GSEC), Security+, Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), CISSP, CASP, etc.

    Must be eligible to obtain and maintain, or currently possess Top Secret SCI clearance.

    Ready for action? Were looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and dont hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Technical Services and Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.


    Posted: 2019-11-05 Expires: 2020-02-02

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    Security Assessment and Authorization Specialist

    Parsons Corporation
    El Segundo, CA 90245

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