Parsons Corporation Cyber Security Systems Engineer, Principal in Huntsville, Alabama

Cyber Security Systems Engineer, Principal


Huntsville, Alabama, United States

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Principal Cyber Security Systems Engineer

Huntsville, AL


Position Overview:

Cyber Security Engineering support to MDA for planning, acquisition, and sustainment of space-enabled global communications comprised of satellites, terminals, and control stations of various acquisition categories, in different phases of their lifecycles, providing communications to aircraft, ships, mobile, and fixed sites



  • Risk Management Framework

  • Cybersecurity Assessment and Authorizations (AA)

  • Plans of Action and Milestones (POAM)

  • Enterprise Information Technology Database Repository (EIDTR) reporting

  • Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) validation and reporting

  • Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS) reporting

  • Mission Information Scheduling

  • Policies and procedures

  • Security baseline tracking

  • Cybersecurity planning

  • Security vulnerability assessments

  • Engineering / contract change proposal reviews

  • System security risk analysis reporting

  • Security control implementation within Test and Evaluation Management Plan (TEMP)

  • Security architecture

Experience and Education Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree required, Master Degree (MS or MA) preferred. Degree in technical engineering or equivalent


  • 2+ years broad Cyber Security Engineering experience on Space Defense programs. 20+ years of missile defense experience required.

  • Demonstrated ability to participate in cross-functional planning, coordination, and task execution situations involving the full spectrum of system engineering and integration activities

  • Strong understanding and working experience with space launch process, activities, and execution

  • Must be eligible for a high level security clearance

  • CISSP strongly desired; Must be DoD 8750 Compliant.. i.e. certifications at the IAT Level I or higher; IAM Level I or higher; and/or IASAE Level 1 or higher

Must have active Secret with ability to maintain.

Applicants selected for employment will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet additional eligibility requirements for access to classified information or materials.

All candidates must be US Citizens to be considered for the position.

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.