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Parsons Corporation Systems Engineer - Cross-Domain Solutions in Colorado Springs, Colorado

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Job Description:

Job Description:

Braxton, A Parsons Company: Seeks to hire a Cross-Domain Engineer to directly support the US Space Force's Space and Missile Center (SMC) Enterprise Ground Service (EGS) SATOPS, Prototyping, and Integration (SPI) program. The Engineer will work towards the program goal to deploy a universal command and control architecture aimed at eliminating restrictions by continuously delivering enterprise tactical command and control services and applications that, when integrated with mission partner unique services and applications through the use of system engineering principles, will fully enable today's modern warfighter.

Responsibilities - Essential Functions

  • Coordinates cyber requirements to ensure solution can obtain approved accreditations across cloud and on-prem deployments.

  • Works closely with system/software designers, operators, and technical writers to develop artifacts and training standards, and highlight requirement gaps to deliver systems into a long term strategically sustainable structure.

  • Subject matter expert in the rule set and filter development for cross-domain solutions.

  • Architect, design, implement, test & certify, and deploy approved cross-domain solutions.

  • Support the evolution of our platform stack by supporting the deployment of new components, services, and tools, including open source libraries.

  • Work with Product Owners, testers, developers, and other stakeholders to implement user stories through features and software components.

  • Provide support to Cybersecurity policy and procedures.

  • Provide support to Cybersecurity/IA training and certification.

  • Support the team with Cross-domain Guard Risk Management (RMF) implementations.

  • Ability to support baseline and functional testing of the Cross-Domain Guard capabilities.

  • Experience with W3C schema and mapping GMSEC/C2MS messages to those schemas.

  • Knowledge of protocol breaks.

  • Can build test infrastructure to performance test CDSs.

  • Experience working with Forcepoint on CDS solutions.

  • Complete all initial and annual training requirements and disclosures as outlined by BSTG.

  • Perform all other duties as required, consistent with the goals, objectives and responsibilities of the department.

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Systems/Software, Aerospace Engineering, or related discipline required

  • 3+ CDS technology related experience

Required Skills/Abilities - Competencies

  • Experience with the CDS Assessment and Authorization Process including SABI and TSABI.

  • Develop rule sets for Rule Set Developer with experience in W3C XML Schema.

  • Ability to drive the DevSecOps life cycle.

  • Experience with eliciting, user stories, requirements, designing, developing, testing, and preparing for releases.

  • Provide control of configuration management for the CDS rule sets.

  • Experience with accessing messaging services for security, performance, and obsolescence.

  • Communicate with other team members as well as upper management effectively and clearly.

  • Prepare cross-domain solutions briefings, information papers and status reports as required for cross-domain solutions certification process, management activities and meetings.

  • Review U.S. federal policy and procedures, to include National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and DoD for use of cross-domain solutions and provide analysis of compliance with policy and procedure requirements for products.

  • Provide expertise and process cross-domain solutions actions in accordance with published policy and procedures and track the status of those actions.

  • Reviewing and analyzing Plans of Action and Milestones (POAMs) submitted by system owners, to create status reports on remediation of vulnerabilities as required.

Preferred Experience and Qualifications

  • DoD Approved 8570 Baseline Certification: Category IAM Level I (Must have one of the following quals: CAP, CND, Cloud, GSLC, Security+ CE)

  • Experience in Raise the Bar initiative

  • Red Hat and/or general Linux experience

  • Experience with build/SCM tools such as Jenkins, Bitbucket/Git and Nexus

  • Experience with Atlassian tools such as Jira and Confluence

  • Experience working in an agile environment

  • DevSecOps oriented

  • Develop and execute rollouts of the messaging service in a CI/CD pipeline

  • Ability to quickly learn new applications and help troubleshoot problems

Security Clearance Requirements: The ability to obtain a Department of Defense Secret Security Clearance; an active DoD SCI Clearance is desired

The anticipated annualized full time target compensation (median) for this position is: $132,000.00.

Benefits for this position include: medical, dental, vision, paid time off and 401K.

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

The anticipated annualized full time target compensation (median) for this position is: $132,000.00.Benefits for this position include: medical, dental, vision, paid time off and 401K.Must be able to obtain, maintain and/or currently possess a security clearance.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard 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 all applicable laws.