Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) - Mid Level

    • SPARTA, Inc. dba Cobham Analytic Solutions
  • Aurora, CO
  • Posted 43 days ago | Updated 3 hours ago


On Site
USD 83,300.00 - 145,800.00 per year
Full Time


Information systems
Value engineering
Security operations
Regulatory Compliance
Risk management framework
NIST SP 800 Series
Continuous monitoring
Certification and accreditation
Computer hardware
Media management
Control management
Continuous integration
Information assurance
Information system security
Information security
Program management
Project management
Computer networking
Network security
Access control
Cyber security
Security clearance
Life insurance

Job Details

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Job Description:

Parsons is looking for an amazingly talented Information System Security Officer to join our team! In this role you will get to maintain security operations for various specialized applications.

What You'll Be Doing:
  • Perform assessments of systems and networks within the networking environment or enclave and identifies where those systems/networks deviate from acceptable configurations, enclave policy, or local policy. This is achieved through passive evaluations (compliance audits) and active evaluations (vulnerability assessments).
  • Develops documentation in support of Risk Management Framework (RMF) processes; operating procedures, and policies;
  • Operating within cleared environments performing Information Assurance specific activities to meet client needs and timelines;
  • Performing Continuous Monitoring (ConMon) duties in accordance with NIST SP 800-137 (Continuous Monitoring) to include auditing for anomalous or malicious user activity;
  • Establish strict program control processes to ensure mitigation of risks and supports for obtaining certification and accreditation of systems. This includes process support, analysis support, coordination support, security certification test support, security documentation support, investigations, software research, hardware introduction and release, emerging technology research inspections, and periodic audits;
  • Periodically conducts a review of each system's audits and monitors corrective actions until all actions are closed;
  • Perform Media management activities, handle and have familiarity with controlling, labeling, virus scanning solutions-software and appropriate transfer of data (uploading/downloading) between different classification domains via manual and automated processes

What Required Skills You'll Bring:
  • Active TS/SCI security clearance.
  • An active CI POLY OR previously held one.
  • DOD 8570 IAT Level II Profession Certification is required (NOTE: certification must be obtained within 6 months from position start date)
  • Bachelor's Degree or higher and 3 years of relevant Information Assurance / Cybersecurity Experience.

What Desired Skills You'll Bring:
  • Mentor, provide guidance and instructional aide to Associate and Junior ISSOs
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills
  • Familiarity with conducting research and analysis, network and information system security principles and best practices
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective internal and external working relationships with government and contractor program managers, security professionals, and mission partners.
  • Engender rapport with military, civilians, and other contractors at all levels
  • Knowledge of information security program management and project management principles and techniques.
  • Knowledge of security violation mitigation measures and incident reporting actions.
  • Knowledge of computer networking concepts and protocols, and network security methodologies.
  • Knowledge of host/network access control mechanisms (e.g., access control list).
  • Knowledge of cybersecurity principles used to manage risks related to the use, processing, storage, and transmission of information or data.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:
Top Secret SCI w/Polygraph

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.

Salary Range:
$83,300.00 - $145,800.00

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!

This position will be posted for a minimum of 3 days and will continue to be posted for an average of 30 days until a qualified applicant is selected or the position has been cancelled.

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!
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