Information Security Identity and Access Management Specialist

Job Locations US-VA-Chantilly
Requisition ID
Position Category
Cyber Security
Public Trust
Citizen Security & Public Services


Peraton is seeking an Information Security Identity and Access (IdAM) Management Specialist to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. The Access Management leader is part of the Peraton DHS Cybersecurity team supporting the DCCO OBIM program. The ideal candidate will be responsible for performing access management duties by assisting functional teams with the processing and managing of privileged access requests. The ideal IdAM specialist will assist the Security Manager with identifying and managing program-specific security access management requirements. The position is also responsible for working with the ISSOs/ISSMs and other functional teams to manage, plan and monitor information systems access and provisioning.


Day to Day Work Responsibilities will include:

  • Works closely under the supervision of Security Manager and with other security personnel within Peraton CS&PSS Sector to ensure operational identity and access management processes and procedures are in place
  • Document processes: Develops, updates, and maintains access management standard operating process & procedures
  • Manage and tracks all privileged users for the program(s) throughout the lifecycle
  • Will utilize experience and knowledge of PAM, SSO and MFA and Directory Services (AD/LDAP) concepts in the Identity and Access Management and related tools/application
  • Utilize CyberArc and CA PAM privileged user management skills
  • Utilize cloud native tools to manage IAM process
  • Audit/Access review: Initiates the quarterly user recertification and validation process
  • Maintains documents and approvals used for requesting access
  • Supports audit requests pertaining to access management
  • Acts as a liaison between requestors and approvers and technical resources


Basic Qualifications:

  • BS degree and 5-7 years’ experience or MS degree and 3-5 years’ experience or high school diploma/equivalent and minimum 9 years’ relevant experience
  • Demonstrated understanding of IAM/IDM Security Practices.
  • Must be knowledgeable of the DHS 4300A requirements as it pertains to access management.
  • Familiarity for ITIL4 concepts.
  • U.S. Citizenship required; active DHS Public Trust with EOD

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certifications: CIAM, CIST
  • At least one Cloud Security Certification: AWS Security Professional, CCSP; MS Azure Security Certification, CCSK
  • Previous working experience with Federal Govt System(s); preferably within the DHS/DHS Components
  • Experience of working with Federal Information Processing (FIPS), FISMA, FedRAMP and Other Cyber Security related laws, regulations and directives
  • Experience of presenting at client meetings
  • Experience of translating contractual IAM security requirements
  • Understands federal security and regulations
  • Understands DHS’ Security Policy and has in-depth knowledge of DHS’ Security Policy 4300a.

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.

Salary Range

Salary Minimum: $57,500
Salary Mid: $115,000
Salary Maximum: $143,800

The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position, and is just one component of Peraton's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, Peraton provides a variety of benefits to employees.

An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.


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