Information Systems Security Specialist in El Segundo, CA at Parsons

Date Posted: 12/22/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Do you have an interest in the information security field? If you want to learn from and grow with a team of talented security engineers while working for a company that is making a difference in the world, Parsons has an opportunity for you! We are currently seeking an information system security specialist to help us deliver best in class services to our federal government clients.

Parsons Information Systems Security Specialists develop, maintain, and implement information security standards, procedures, and guidelines.

Certification and Accreditation / Assessment and Authorization – Experience with the C&A/A&A process and associated publications and tools.

Vulnerability Management – Experience performing vulnerability assessments and applying mitigations. Familiarity with ACAS, CVE, NVD, and IAVMs.

Incident Response – Experience identifying, analyzing and responding to cyber incidents.

Technical IT Experience – Experience managing different platforms including Windows, Linux, network devices, data bases and virtualization software.

Strong Communication Skills – Ability to effectively communicate with the team as well as the customer.

Strong Problem Solving Skills – Ability to quickly analyze complex problems and develop potential solutions.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related technical field, or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years of related professional experience
  • Familiarity with conducting research and analysis
  • Familiarity with network and information systems security principles and best practices
  • Familiarity with controlling, labeling, virus scanning, and appropriately transferring data (uploading/downloading) between information systems at varying classification levels
  • Ability to engender rapport with the military, civilians, and other contractors at all levels
  • Ability to prioritize tasks
  • Familiarity with applicable NRO, IC, DoD policies, procedures and operating instructions related to information technology, information assurance, information management (IT/IA/IAM)
  • Security+ or DoD 8570.01 (IAT Level I) certification required.
  • Active TS/SCI security clearance

Must be eligible to obtain and maintain, or currently possess Top Secret SCI clearance.

Ready for action? We’re looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don’t hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Technical Services and Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.