Cyber Systems Engineer III

Job Locations US-MD-Annapolis Junction
Requisition ID
Position Category
Cyber Security
Top Secret w/ Poly
Cyber Mission


Performs baseline audits of usage of all Agency automated information systems and provides feedback in the form of written and oral reports and metrics. Performs focused monitoring capabilities on a case-by-case basis. Performs testing of new software releases/upgrades and policies to ensure compatibility with enterprise applications. Performs network maintenance checks on requisite insider threat monitoring software and third party architecture. The CNA creates policies, performs data analysis, product configuration support, network and database support, and maintenance of the operating server, agent baseline, and database repository; performs software policy analysis, generation, refinement, and testing. Reviews and recommends additional resources required to meet customer mission requirements. Assists the Government in building and deploying software enhancements. Participates in customer program and technical exchange meetings. Provides product specific training on-site and off-site as required.


Maintains the integrity, security and availability of the Insider Threat software tool.

Administers, maintains, develops and implements policies and procedures for ensuring the security and integrity of software and reports generated.

Monitors various network logs to ensure proper operation.

Participates in customer program and technical exchange meetings.

Supports the development of long and short term analysis and design requirements; database design, development, implementation, and analysis activities.

Performs regularly scheduled database back- ups to prevent the potential loss of collected data. Tests backups to ensure the ability to restore data.

Performs baseline audits. Develops simple database queries, identify and report software bugs or defects for correction.

Assists the Government in building and deploying software and enhancements. Provides training to Government personnel on Insider Threat Analysis software and analysis techniques.

Makes minor modifications to existing software to correct errors, adapt to new hardware, or improve threat software performance.

Performs preventive maintenance inspections of the software operations, hardware integration, and systems logs. Monitors data repositories, identifies, and resolves any performance issues arising from use of the Insider Threat software components and /or the organizational intranet.


Basic Qualifications

  • BS degree in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Engineering, or related field from an accredited college or university is required.
  • Five (5) years of Cybersecurity Threat Analysis experience in the following disciplines: Cybersecurity techniques and Network Analysis, Insider Threat Analysis software, TCP/IP fundamentals, Windows Operating Systems and supporting Office applications, real-world incident management and incident response.
  • Experience with organizing and formatting threat analysis reports; identifies events/incidents that require follow-up action.
  • Ability to implement new software or software modifications to comply with design and/or performance requirements.
  • Experience with performing software testing of new releases/upgrades and policies to ensure compatibility with enterprise applications and full compatibility with all enterprise applications.
  • Active TS SCI security clearance with a current polygraph is required



Peraton Overview

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our employees do the can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

Target Salary Range

$112,000 - $179,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

EEO Tagline (Text Only)

An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.


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