Cyber Systems Engineer III

Job Locations US-MD-Landover
Requisition ID
Position Category
Top Secret/SCI
Space & Intelligence


Peraton is seeking a Cyber Systems Engineer to join our team in Landover, MD.


What you'll do:

  • Ensures products and systems comply with requirements and government information assurance and cyber security standards and practices through formal verification methods.
  • Verify/validate systems with specific emphasis on network operations and cyber warfare tactics, techniques, and procedures focused on the threat to information networks.
  • Assess performance using evaluation criteria and technical performance measures.
  • Prepare assessments and cyber threat profiles of current and planned products based on sophisticated testing, research, and analysis.
  • Conduct research and evaluate technical performance of enterprise products and systems.
  • Provide feedback to design engineers and evaluate end-to-end systems and systems-oriented products through their entire life cycle.
  • Participate in design reviews of components (hardware and software) to ensure applicability to the current system and traceability of requirements.
  • Review test plans/procedures and ensures they verify/validate the requirements.
  • Develop and maintain analytical procedures to meet changing requirements.
  • Produce high-quality papers, presentations, recommendations, and findings for decision makers.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Education/Experience: BS Degree with 5-7 years of experience, or MS Degree with 3-5 years, or PhD with 0-2 years. Will consider additional experience in lieu of degree requirement. 
  • Experience verifying and validating systems and assessing cyber threats.
  • Understanding of requirements and government information assurance and cyber security standards and practices.
  • Excellent communication and written skills.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Must have, at a minimum, a current DoD 8570.1-M IAT Level II certification (i.e., Security+ CE).
  • Must possess an active Top Secret security clearance with SCI eligibility.


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

$86,000 - $138,000. 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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