Cyber Vulnerability Assessment Analyst - Blue Team

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


Qualified candidate will become part of Peraton’s Department of State (DoS) Diplomatic Security Cyber Mission (DSCM) program providing leading cyber and technology security experience to enable innovative, effective and secure business processes.  Peraton’s DSCM program encompasses technical, engineering, data analytics, cyber security, management, operational, logistical and administrative support to aid and advise DoS Cyber & Technology Security (CTS) Directorate.  This includes protecting a global cyber infrastructure comprising networks, systems, information, and mobile devices all while identifying and responding to cyber risks and threats.  Those supporting Peraton’s DSCM program strive to leverage their expert knowledge and propose creative solutions to real-world cybersecurity challenges.    


The Cyber Vulnerability Assessment Analyst SME role will be based in Rosslyn, VA.  This role supports the Security Assessment & Vulnerability Prioritization Team (Blue Team). 


Position Description:

  • Assisting with enterprise efforts on cybersecurity assessment, detailed technical recommendations and coordination of remediation and mitigation strategies.
  • Provide technical assistance related to internal system assessments supporting both the Authorization and Accreditation process and ad hoc assessments, often concerning zero-day vulnerability exposure.
  • Coordinate with relevant personnel to obtain pertinent vulnerability information and findings concerning network security.
  • Preparing reports and conducting briefings for senior leadership related to both routine and high-profile vulnerability disclosures and analysis.
  • Communicating cybersecurity recommendations to responsible parties such as system owners and engaging in both tracking and verification of their remediation efforts.
  • Documenting team processes for use in internal Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), and other on-the-shelf documentation of processes for future team reference.
  • Building working relationships to effectively complete the mission, while acknowledging and respecting stakeholder needs and requirements.
  • Consultation and support to other parties concerning Computer Network Defense (CND), often on an ad hoc basis, as necessary for the mission.


Basic Qualifications- To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:

  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 9 years’ experience required. An additional 4 years of experience may be substituted in lieu of degree.
  • Minimum of an active Secret security clearance required with the ability to obtain TS/SCI.
  • CCNA, CND, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, Sec+, SSCP or equivalent certification required.
  • Experience in traditional Blue Team, Red Team, or Incident Response network security roles.
  • Proven expertise in performing analyses to validate established security requirements and recommended additional security requirements and safeguards.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform assessments of systems and networks within the networking environment or enclave and identifying where those systems and networks deviated from acceptable configurations, enclave or local policy.
  • Effective written and verbal communications skills to prepare and present cybersecurity assessment results to stakeholders, and to further build relationships with them to continue to protect the enterprise.

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: $72,500
Salary Mid: $145,000
Salary Maximum: $181,300

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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