Cyber Security Engineer

Job Locations US-VA-Chantilly
Requisition ID
Position Category
Cyber Security
Top Secret/SCI w/Poly
Space & Intelligence



  • Support automation of key cyber assessment workflows to provide timely awareness of IT risk posture through Information Systems Continuous Monitoring (ISCM)
  • Support development of automated cyber risk scoring of customer systems based on threats, vulnerabilities, and shortfalls uncovered in testing and security scanning
  • Identify needs for testing equipment and gaps in testing capabilities
  • Provide data analytic support to ISCM activities
  • Identify mitigating countermeasures to identified threats, vulnerabilities and shortfalls uncovered in testing and scanning
  • Support data engineering efforts including data and log ingestion, normalization, and analytics
  • Evaluate industry products and technologies to support and further goals for ISCM



  • Active TS/SCI with Polygraph level clearance is required
  • BS/BA in Computer Science, Engineering or other technical discipline
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in cyber security engineering or similar relevant area, 12 years in lieu of degree
  • Expert knowledge of cyber security scanning tools and processes
  • Expert knowledge of the A&A process
  • Demonstrable understanding of cyber security threats, vulnerabilities, and shortfalls
  • Deep understanding of customer's cyber security policies
  • Strong problem-solving capabilities


  • MS in Computer Science, Engineering or other technical discipline
  • Experience working with data visualization tools such as Tableau, Jupyter, Chart.js and Grafana



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 eligibility to participate in an attractive bonus plan.

Peraton Overview

Peraton is a next-generation national security company that 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, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can’t be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.

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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