Parsons Corporation Cybersecurity Risk Management Specialist in Centreville, Virginia

Cybersecurity Risk Management Specialist


Centreville, Virginia, United States

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Cybersecurity Risk Management Specialist

Centreville, VA

Duties and responsibilities

  • Serves as the Cybersecurity Risk Management Specialist within the Parsons Reconnaissance and Sensor Solutions (RSS) Directorate.

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

  • Assists in defining the authorization boundary of the IS.

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

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

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

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

  • Monitors configuration scanning to validate system configuration.

  • Monitors application of Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) and Security Requirements Guides (SRGs).

  • Monitors identification of vulnerabilities and application of patches.

  • Monitors preparation, maintenance, and updating of security control policies and procedures and assists in creation of select policies and procedures, as required.

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

  • Prepares teams for security control assessments.

Required Skills

  • 10+ Years of RMF experience

  • BA or BS in a technical or related field and 5+ years work experience

  • Current or active Security Clearance is required

  • 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.