Information System Security Specialist (RMF)

Job Locations US-VA-Virginia Beach
Requisition ID
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 position is an on-site in Virginia Beach, Virginia area, Mon-Fri, Day shift. (no remote or hybrid)


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.


As our "Information System Security Specialist" you will have the opportunity to:

  • Provide technical and programmatic Information Assurance Services to internal and external customers in support of network and information security systems.
  • Design, develop and implement security requirements within an organization’s business processes.
  • Prepare documentation from information obtained from customer using accepted guidelines such as RMF (Risk Management Framework).
  • Prepare test plans.
  • Provide assessment and authorization (A&A) support in the development of security and contingency plans and conducts complex risk and vulnerability assessments.
  • Analyze policies and procedures against Federal laws and regulations and provides recommendations for closing gaps.Develops and completes system security plans and contingency plans.
  • Recommend system enhancements to improve security deficiencies.
  • Develop, test and integrate computer and network security tools.
  • Secure system configurations and installs security tools, scans systems in order to determine compliancy and report results and evaluates products and various aspects of system administration.
  • Conduct security program audits and develops solutions to lessen identified risks. Develops strategies to comply with privacy, risk management, and e-authentication requirements.
  • Provide information assurance support for the development and implementation of security architectures to meet new and evolving security requirements.
  • Evaluate, develops and enhances security requirements, policy and tools. Provides assistance in computer incident investigations.
  • Perform vulnerability assessments including development of risk mitigation strategies.


Basic Qualifications:

  • 2 years with BS/BA; Four years of relevant experience will be considered in lieu of a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in performing Risk Management Framework activities
  • Demonstrated experience with performing STIG assessments to include using SCAP benchmarks
  • Demonstrated experience performing vulnerability assessments with the Assured Compliance Assessment Solution tool
  • Demonstrated experience using STIG
  • Demonstrated experience using eMASS
  • Experience in developing Plans of Actions and Milestones (POA&M) entries.
  • Experience in completing Risk Management Framework Step 5 authorizations in the Information System Security Engineer (ISSE) capacity.
  • Experience in communicating risk reduction recommendations to stakeholders
  • IAT Level II Certification required
  • Minimum certification as 461 (or similar as required by the Technical Instruction) at the Intermediate level per DoDD 8140.01, or successor
  • Active Secret clearance
  • Up to 10% travel

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

$66,000 - $106,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


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