Cybersecurity Engineer at Parsons Corporation (Baltimore, MD)

| Baltimore, MD
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In a world of possibilities, pursue one with endless opportunities. Imagine Next!

When it comes to what you want in your career, if you can imagine it, you can do it at Parsons. Imagine a career working with intelligent, diverse people sharing a common quest. Imagine a workplace where you can be yourself. Where you can thrive. Where you can find your next, right now. We've got what you're looking for.

Job Description:

Specifically, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Work closely with system designers, operators, as well as industry to design security into products, develop new standards, and highlight requirement gaps
  • Design and conduct risk assessments to ensure capabilities are integrated properly without threat to the systems' security posture
  • Generate cybersecurity functional requirements during design reviews and support the agile development of systems and capabilities
  • Develop and execute, security-centric test and evaluation procedures and document results
  • Troubleshoot and investigate system configurations, patches, security scan findings
  • Identify and update security and virus scan definitions to determine integration strategies and baseline impacts
  • Review Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) findings and ensure all systems and capabilities remain compliant
  • Provide support to the Assessment and Authorization (A&A) Risk Management Framework (RMF) with processes established in DOD Instruction 8510.01 on all client managed systems, to ensure the valid and accurate review of all associated documentation
  • Develop and review certification and accreditation documents
  • Develop and review RMF artifacts (e.g., System Security Plan (SSP); Ports, Protocols and Services (PPS); and Accreditation Boundary diagrams)


Required Qualifications

  • B.A./B.S. in Cyber Security, Information Security Engineering, mathematics, or a related field (Educational requirements may be adjusted for applicable work experience.)
  • Current DoD 8570 IAT II certification
  • 5 years' experience as a developer or engineer or relatable responsibilities (Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience.)
  • Knowledge of Risk Management processes and methodologies
  • Experience developing RMF documentation and artifacts (e.g., PPS, design diagrams, SOPs, POA&Ms, etc.)
  • Experience in network security architecture concepts including topology, protocols, components, and principles (e.g., application of defense-in-depth)
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • A current Top Secret SCI level security clearance is required and therefore all candidates must be a U.S. Citizen


Desired Qualifications

  • Current DoD 8570.01 IAT III certification
  • Experience with AWS and cloud architecture design
  • Experience with security tools and devices, including network firewalls, web proxy, intrusion prevention systems, vulnerability scanners, or penetration tools, or object-oriented programming languages, including Java or Python


Minimum Clearance Required to Start:
Top Secret SCI

This position is part of our Federal Solutions team.

Our Federal Solutions segment delivers resources to our US government customers that ensure the success of missions around the globe. Our diverse, intelligent employees drive the state of the art as they provide services and solutions in the areas of defense, security, intelligence, infrastructure, and environmental. We promote a culture of excellence and close-knit teams that take pride in delivering, protecting, and sustaining our nation's most critical assets, from Earth to cyberspace. Throughout the company, our people are anticipating what's next to deliver the solutions our customers need now.

We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as medical, dental, vision, paid time off, 401(k), life insurance, flexible work schedules, and holidays to fit your busy lifestyle!

The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by federal, state, provincial or local mandates or customer requirements.

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company's core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

We truly invest and care about our employee's wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest-APPLY TODAY!
More Information on Parsons Corporation
Parsons Corporation operates in the Cybersecurity industry. The company is located in Centreville, VA, Washington, DC and Columbia, MD. Parsons Corporation was founded in 1944. It has 14420 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits, Life Insurance and 401(K). To see all 128 open jobs at Parsons Corporation, click here.
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