Senior Cyber Systems Architect

Job Locations US
Requisition ID
Position Category
Cyber Security
Agency Clearance
Citizen Security & Public Services


We are looking to add an experienced Security Architect to the team! Ensures that the stakeholder security requirements necessary to protect the organization’s mission and business processes are adequately addressed in all aspects of enterprise architecture including reference models, segment and solution architectures, and the resulting systems supporting those missions and business processes.


What you will do:

  • Lead the security architecture design, acquisition, integration, and sustainment of the full scope security suite for on-prem & cloud environments.
  • Lead the implementation of the following capabilities: EDR, NDR, NSM, AV, IDS, IPS, FW, IAM, DLP, DFIR, RE/MA, SOAR, SIEM, CMS, CTI, CTH, and others.
  • Lead the engineering of critical security logs, aggregation, broker, and storage - from raw data to visualization for the SOC.
  • Optimize data flow, augment, and enrich data sources using customized DevOps and Data Science techniques (e.g., machine learning).
  • Lead a team of engineers to increase attacker probability of detection by implementing threat TTPs and behavioral analytics.



Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 8 to 10 years of relevant experience as a security architect/engineer. Additional years of experience may be accepted in lieu of the degree
  • Experience in development of threat TTP correlation for continuous monitoring
  • Experience in identification of critical data sources
  • Experience in custom rule/alert management for structured & unstructured data
  • Experience in security objects, data models, and pattern matching
  • Experience in cloud security monitoring and threat landscape
  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain the required agency clearance

Desired Qualifications:

  • Ability to work with internal and external teams to define requirements, specify architectures, complete detailed designs, and oversee implementation
  • Ability to work directly with executive level client leaders
  • Proven project manager with strong organizational skills
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving, and decision-making skills
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Strong self-directed work habits, exhibiting initiative, drive, creativity, maturity, self-assurance and professionalism
  • Excellent teamwork skills
  • Experience in developing plans, policy, standard operating procedures, playbooks, reports, ROEs, and guides



At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We’re fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way. 



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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