Senior Cyber Systems Engineer

Job Locations US-VA-Herndon
Requisition ID
2023-130705
Position Category
Systems Engineering / Development / Architecture / Integration
Clearance
Top Secret/SCI w/Poly
Sector
Space & Intelligence

Responsibilities

Provides feedback to design engineers and evaluates end-to-end systems and systems-oriented products through their entire life cycle. Working as expert, conducts research and evaluates technical performance of software products and overall segments and systems. Ensures products and systems comply with requirements and government information assurance and cyber security standards and practices through formal verification methods. Verifies/validates systems with specific emphasis on network operations and cyber warfare tactics, techniques, and procedures focused on the threat to information networks. Assesses performance using evaluation criteria and technical performance measures. Prepares assessments and cyber threat profiles of current and planned products based on sophisticated testing, research, and analysis. Participates in design reviews of components (hardware and software) to ensure applicability to the current system and traceability of requirements. Reviews test plans/procedures and ensures they verify/validate the requirements. Develops and maintains analytical procedures to meet changing requirements. Produces high-quality papers, presentations, recommendations, and findings for senior US government intelligence and operations officials.

Qualifications

Requires 12 to 12 years with BS/BA or 10 to 13years with MS/MA or 10+ with PhD. 

An additional 5 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree requirement.

TS/SCI with poly

• Experience scripting and automating workloads within continuous integration (C) and
• continuous deployment (CD) environments
• Experience analyzing, designing, and developing test driven solutions
• Ability to design and develop solutions using network device and configuration data
• Agile Methodology and Continuous Improvement mindset
• GitHub experience and other source control systems
• Strict adherence to security standards and organizational requirements
• Willingness to mentor and train other engineers as well as seek to continually improve processes


Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills :
IT system automation to include artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML)
Experience with automated testing
Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE)
Automation tools (e.g. Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Terraform, etc.)
Knowledge of Security Development Operations (SecDevOps) on iterative development projects
Cloud design, implementation, and configuration
Knowledge of Infrastructure as Code
Knowledge of Agile development principles.
Knowledge of modern software languages (e.g. Java, C, C++, C#, Python, Perl, etc.)‚Äč

 

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

$146,000 - $234,000. 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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