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Cyber Security Engineer

Company: Parsons
Location: Baltimore
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Job Description:

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Top Secret SCI w/Polygraph

Job Description:

Ready to be part of a cutting edge growing Cybersecurity project that will make a huge impact on the DOD/Intel community? This exciting role includes performing traditional System Engineering and Vulnerability research with a focus on OCO (Offensive Cyber Operations) and DCO (Defensive Cyber Operations) activities. Support assessments of large scale weapons systems and other national security operations to make sure mission systems remain robust, secure, available and interoperable amid the influx of new threats and technologies.

The Cybersecurity Engineer is a specialized field of system engineering that integrates cybersecurity requirements, engineering principles, and system design standards to ensure the architecture for DoD weapons systems, communications platforms, and information remains secure.

  • You will use your systems engineering expertise review and assess of a wide range of complex weapon systems to identify technical risks within the system's cybersecurity posture.

  • You will work with the system owner to develop and recommend appropriate mitigations to manage cybersecurity risks.

  • Responsible for reviewing and assessing cybersecurity architectures across a variety of applications or domains for systems with large size, complexity, and risk.

  • Partner with the DoD customers building these systems to guide them and to help them understand the cybersecurity trade space.

  • Experience with defining security requirements, security assessments, and security recommendations using industry standards as reference models

  • Knowledge of end point security and boundary security technologies.

  • Knowledge of best practice Cybersecurity and Threat-based Cybersecurity frameworks and latest trends

  • Knowledge of designing, developing, implementing, or integrating IA and security systems and system components, including those for networking, computing, and enclave environments, such as multiple enclaves with different data protection or classification requirements


·  An ACTIVE TS/SCI with Polygraph required

· 5 years experience as a Cybersecurity Engineer with BS in Computer Science, System Engineering, or related discipline


· 3 years experience as a Cybersecurity Engineer with MS in Computer Science, System Engineering, or related discipline


·  1 year as a Cybersecurity Engineer with a PhD or JD degree


·   CompTIA Security + (required)

·    One of more of the below within 6 months of start: CPTE, CEH, CISA, CISSP

Desired Qualifications:

·Experience with Cybersecurity best practices and Threat-based Cybersecurity frameworks

· Experience providing system security engineering guidance for DoD customers

· Familiar with system authorization process and necessary security artifacts

Work is performed in Annapolis Junction / Linthicum with infrequent travel.

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

The position requires a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief.

Keywords: Parsons, Baltimore , Cyber Security Engineer, Other , Baltimore, Maryland

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