Cyber Systems Engineer

Job Locations US-CA-Lompoc
Requisition ID
Position Category
Cyber Security
Space & Intelligence


Peraton is seeking a motivated Cyber Systems Engineer at Vandenberg Space Force Base (VSFB), CA to support operations, maintenance, and sustainment activities associated with the Eastern/Western Range Operational Communications Services (EWOCS) Contract.

  • Design, plan, implement, configure, and test Information Technology (IT) systems related to MDA Work Orders, Flight Test Support, and Launch and Mission Assurance Communications Systems.
  • Provide technical specifications and detailed design documentation for IT system architectures
  • Provide engineering support for the operations, maintenance, and sustainment of IT systems
  • Work with Information Assurance Analysts and System Administrators to identify and implement security best practices in all engineering solutions, including implementation of IAVMs and CTOs
  • Support troubleshooting and corrective actions for system/hardware failures
  • Perform technical and cost/benefit analysis for hardware and software selections and implementation methods
  • Evaluate and report on new communications technologies to enhance capabilities of the IT systems
  • Performs other duties and assignments as required


Required Qualifications

  • BS/BA degree, or equivalent engineering experience, plus 8+ years of IT design, installation, and troubleshooting experience
  • Experience with IT system design, configuration and troubleshooting of routers, switches, firewalls, servers (Windows and Linux), and virtual environments
  • Experience auditing and implementing DISA Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) and Security Requirements Guides (SRG)
  • Active DoD 8570.01-M Information Assurance Technical (IAT) II certification (Security+, SSCP, GSEC, CCNA Security, GICSP)
  • Active Computing Environment certification (Juniper, RedHat, Windows, Vmware)
  • Self-driven and results oriented, capable of effectively working multiples tasks
  • Possess active Secret security clearance

Desired Qualifications

  • Have experience working in a DevSecOps environment
  • Have knowledge of automation tools such as Red Hat Ansible, Puppet or Chef
  • Have knowledge in one or more programming languages: C++, Java, Javascript, HTML,etc.
  • Have experience working with Internet of Things (IoT)/Operational Technology (OT) devices
  • Have knowledge or experience with Vandenberg Air Force Base (VAFB) and/or Missile Defense Agency (MDA) systems
  • Ability to work with technically and geographically diverse engineering teams and interacting with external customers
  • Have strong verbal and written communications skills, including proficiency with MS Office Suite

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

$112,000 - $179,000. 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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