Parsons Corporation Cyber Security Risk Management Specialist in Centreville, Virginia

Cyber Security Risk Management Specialist


Centreville, Virginia, United States

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Cyber Security Risk Management Specialist

Centreville, VA

Parsons is looking for Cyber Security Specialists with experience in the DoD Risk Management Framework process for information systems. The selected candidates will support the design, analysis, development, configuration, testing, training, securing and auditing of Parsons developed software, Linux operating systems, and VMWare Virtual environments. Parsons is focused on providing our customers with expertise in the areas of computer security, information technology, information assurance and computer networking to develop and deploy state of the art capabilities. This project provides a unique opportunity to join a team that is focused on developing and securing superior products while encouraging the career growth of its members.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assists theCybersecurity Lead in planning, executing, and monitoring the six-step riskmanagement framework (RMF) process for information systems (IS).

  • Assists in defining theauthorization boundary of the IS.

  • Analyzes the IS andrecommends categorization levels in accordance with NIST and CNSSI requirements.

  • Prepares, maintains,and updates the system security plan.

  • Assists in creation ofthe initial security control baseline, identifying common and hybrid controls,applying overlays, and tailoring.

  • Prepares, maintains,and updates the continuous monitoring strategy.

  • Configuration scanningto validate system configuration.

  • Application of SecurityTechnical Implementation Guides (STIGs) and Security Requirements Guides(SRGs).

  • Identification ofvulnerabilities and application of patches.

  • Preparation,maintenance, and updating of security control policies and procedures andassists in creation of select policies and procedures, as required.

  • Prepares, maintains,and updates the plan of action and milestones (POAM).

  • Prepares teams forsecurity control assessments.

  • System Administrationof Red Hat Linux, and VMWare VSphere / ESXi systems .

Required Skills

  • 5+ years of work experience and 3+ years of RMF experience

  • Current or active TS and be eligible for SCI

  • IAT Level II certified

  • U.S. Citizen

Preferred Skills

  • Certified Authorization Professional (CAP) or successful completion of “RMF for DoD IT” course

  • Experience applying STIGs and SRGs

  • Experience using ACAS, Red Hat Satellite, VROM, or Fortify

  • IAT Level III certified

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT.

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Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT

Parsons is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to an individual's race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by applicable laws.