Peraton is seeking an Information System Security Officer II to support a critical mission of consequence within our Cyber Mission Business Unit in Annapolis Junction, MD. The selected candidate will perform security scans to identify vulnerabilities and risks, and work with the Engineering team to mitigate the risks. The candidate is required to have experience with ensuring systems successfully complete the Assessments & Authorization (A&A) process.
The ISSO II will:
Provide support for a program, organization, system, or enclave’s information assurance program
Provide support for proposing, coordinating, implementing, and enforcing information systems security policies, standards, and methodologies
Maintain operational security posture for an information system or program to ensure information systems security policies, standards, and procedures are established and followed.
Assist with the management of security aspects of the information system and performs day-to-day security operations of the system
Evaluate security solutions to ensure they meet security requirements for processing classified information.
Perform vulnerability/risk assessment analysis to support certification and accreditation
Provide configuration management (CM) for information system security software, hardware, and firmware. Manages changes to system and assesses the security impact of those changes
Prepare and reviews documentation to include System Security Plans (SSPs), Risk Assessment Reports, Certification and Accreditation (C&A) packages, and System Requirements Traceability Matrices (SRTMs). Supports security authorization activities in compliance with NSA/CSS Information System Certification and Accreditation Process (NISCAP) and DoD Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP)
Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.
Peraton offers enhanced benefits to employees working on this critical National Security program, which include heavily subsidized employee benefits coverage for you and your dependents, 25 days of PTO accrued annually up to a generous PTO cap and participation in an attractive bonus plan.
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.