Cybersecurity Engineer

Job Locations US-MD-Fort Meade
Requisition ID
Position Category
Cyber Security
Top Secret/SCI w/Poly
Cyber Mission


Peraton is seeking an experienced Cybersecurity Engineer to join our USCYBERCOM team.


Location: On-site role at Fort Meade, MD.


In this role you will:

  • Need to possess an in-depth understanding and the ability to apply intermediate concepts of cyber engineering and cybersecurity.
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge and understanding of the DOD cybersecurity policies and the Risk Management Framework.
  • Independently, conduct cybersecurity engineering research and analysis, provide recommendations for the implementation of security mechanisms, and provide educational briefings on the recommended cybersecurity mechanism.
  • Contribute substantive content to the development of cybersecurity documentation, concept papers, and test plans required by Command policies and the Risk Management Framework.
  • Maintain comprehensive knowledge and understanding of DOD and/or Intelligence Community (IC) engineering efforts, across multiple engineering disciplines.
  • Independently, be able to evaluate functional operation and performance. In light of test results makes recommendations regarding C&A.
  • Liaise between the operators, the developers and the system engineers; ensures requirement are within the limitation
  • Assess infrastructure requests.
  • Provide recommendations and guidance on development.
  • Perform other ad hoc tasks in execution of Commander's Cyber Mission assessment priorities.




  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in a technical or business discipline from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Computer Engineering, or related discipline.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with cybersecurity or information assurance.
  • Minimum DoD 8140/DoD 8570 IAM Level I Certification.
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills. Excellent communications skills.
  • U.S. citizenship and an active TS/SCI with poly security clearance.



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 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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