Cyber Vulnerability Assessment Analyst (Blue Team)

Job Locations US-VA-Virginia Beach
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Position Category
Cyber Security
Cyber Mission


Peraton is seeking qualified individuals to join our team to provide engineering support for Cyber Situational Awareness (SA), Cyber Command and Control (C2), Mission Assurance, and Homeland Defense. This includes conducting Agile software engineering in a Development, Security, and Operations (DevSecOps) environment, performing Cloud architectural design, operation, and administration functions, and cyber security and Risk Management Framework (RMF) support. Also included are rapid design, development, test, deployment, maintenance and operation of specific software and hardware capabilities to meet current Cyber Defensive needs. 


The Cyber Vulnerability Assessment Analyst (Blue Team) role will be located in Virginia Beach, VA.


Position Description:

  • Provide technical assistance related to internal system assessments supporting Authorization and Accreditation process.
  • Maintain, improve, and leverage an objective, quantitative risk assessment model.
  • Coordinate with all relevant personnel to obtain pertinent vulnerability information and findings concerning network security.
  • Stay abreast of all current and new vulnerabilities and which cyber actors have exploited them.
  • Maintain a consolidated vulnerability list that includes new and existing vulnerabilities and ranks them quantitatively in terms of risk.
  • Map findings to NIST Special Product 800-53 security controls; coordinate with stakeholders on ensuring findings are input as plans of actions and milestones.
  • Conduct briefings on vulnerabilities and current risk exposure and provide remediation recommendations.
  • 10% travel required


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 5 years’ experience required. An additional 4 years of experience may be substituted in lieu of degree.
  • Minimum of an active Secret Clearance required.
  • 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 policy, or local policy.
  • Aptitude to establish strict program control processes to ensure mitigation of risks and supports obtaining certification and accreditation of systems.
  • Able to assist in the implementation of the required government policy (i.e., NISPOM, DCID 6-3).
  • Experience with STIG

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.


An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

Target Salary Range

$112,000 - $179,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


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