Peraton Corporation

  • Business Continuity Planner - FEMA Experience

    Job Locations US-VA-Springfield
    Posted Date 2 months ago(5/10/2018 9:31 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Clearance Status
    Security Clearance
    Top Secret/SCI
  • Overview

    Peraton is seeking a Business Continuity Planner to provide on-site support to our mission critical customer in planning for mission assurance of operational and business functions.


    • Interprets government regulations and applicable codes, and advises government management on the best course of action to ensure compliance.
    • Develops programs, procedures and contingency plans based on a risk approach and proposes solutions that monitor, evaluate and enable resolution of safety and continuity of operations compliance.
    • Performs business impact analysis, risk assessments of essential functions and/or information systems.
    • Oversees the development, integration, and exercising of contingency plans.
    • Prepares and conducts briefings and overviews to educate Agency personnel.
    • Prepares and submits position and information papers in response to government requirements.
    • Provides strategic direction, vision, and leadership. Demonstrates considerable expertise in providing solutions and recommendations based on internal and external factors.
    • Monitors contingency plan exercises, assesses plan effectiveness, and recommends plan improvements to improve responses to emergencies. Cognizant of national and DNI policies and provides expertise to act as trusted advisor to the client's senior leadership.



    •  Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience within related field and 7+ years’ experience in three or more areas of Continuity of Government, Continuity of Operations, Information Technology Disaster Recovery, Business Continuity Planning, Crisis Management, Information Security/Operations, Continuity Strategic Planning and Policy, Enterprise Risk Management, and participation in national level homeland security or continuity of operations exercises. Other qualifications include:
    • Must possess or be able to obtain FEMA Level 1 Professional (PCP) certification from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) for continuity planning within 180 days.
    • Must have demonstrated ability to run multiple programs/projects at a time in time and resource constrained environments; assign contract resources within their teams to meet Government requirements.
    • Requires one or more of the following certifications: FEMA Level 1/HSEEP/TT&E Experience, FEMA Level 1/ Joint Lessons Learned Information Systems (JLLIS), FEMA Level 1/Risk Management Experience or, ABCP or CBCP FEMA Level 1/CIP Experience/CISSP


    • Certification from the Disaster Recovery Institute International (DRII) or a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) 
    • IT AGILE certification (e.g., SCRUM, KANBAN) 

    About Peraton

    Peraton provides innovative, reliable solutions to the nation’s most sensitive and mission-critical programs and systems. Peraton has significant experience providing highly differentiated secure communications, space, and technology solutions to key customers, and has become a trusted partner on missions that are critical to the security priorities of the United States. Capabilities include complex software and technology services and solutions, as well as end-to-end mission operations abilities, including Software Systems Development, Cyber, Modeling & Simulation, Mission Operations, Signal Intelligence (SIGINT), and Quick Reaction Capabilities (QRC) / Research & Development. The company is headquartered in Herndon, VA, with approximately 3,500 employees across the U.S. and Canada. 

    EEO Statement

    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.


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