Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE) at Parsons Corporation (Baltimore, MD)

| Baltimore, MD
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Minimum Clearance Required to Start:
Top Secret SCI

Job Description:

Specifically, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Validate and verify system security requirements
  • Develop and review system security design
  • Participate in system planning, development, and deployment activities to ensure adherence to security standards and requirements
  • Recommend system-level solutions to resolve security requirements
  • Support the Government in the enforcement of the design and implementation of trusted relationships among external systems and architectures, acting as an advisor the Government ISSM on ATO extensions, body of evidence reviews
  • Develop cybersecurity documentation in support of customer Risk Management Framework (RMF) process; in accordance with NIST SP 800-37 Rev 2
  • Identify, quantify, and evaluate the costs/benefits of security functions and considerations to inform analysis of alternatives, engineering trade-offs, and risk treatment decisions


Required Qualifications

  • B.A./B.S. in Information Security System Engineering, Information Assurance, Computer Science, or related discipline (Educational requirements may be adjusted for applicable work experience.)
  • 10 years' experience as ISSE or relatable responsibilities (Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience.)
  • Direct experience reviewing and developing RMF assessment and authorization documentation (e.g., System Security Plans (SSPs), Security Assessment Reports (SARs), and Plans of Action and Milestones (POAMs)


  • Familiarity with Systems Security Engineering (SSE) documentation (e.g., Cybersecurity Strategies, Information Support Plans, Program Protection Plans (PPPs)
  • DoD 8570 IAT Level II (SSCP, Security+, CCNA-Security, or GSEC certification)
  • Experience working with eMass
  • 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

  • B.A./B.S in Cyber Security
  • DoD 8570 IAT-III certification
  • Knowledge of Cloud (i.e., AWS C2S, Commercial, and GovCloud) security planning, design, and operations
  • Knowledge of Cloud C2E initiative
  • Experience in engineering cross-domain solutions


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

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, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.
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 131 open jobs at Parsons Corporation, click here.
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