Peraton Corporation

  • Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)

    Job Locations US-VA-Herndon
    Posted Date 3 months ago(3 months ago)
    Requisition ID
    Information Technology
    Clearance Status
    Security Clearance
  • Overview

    We are seeking of fill a critical role of a Chief Information Security Officer for our Corporate HQ in Herndon, VA.


    The Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) is a senior management position that will be responsible for the overall Information Security profile for Peraton. This position will develop and implement an information security program, which includes procedures and policies designed to protect both enterprise systems for Peraton and our customers from both internal and external threats. The CISO will oversee the governance and management of the information security program, and will advance its overall mission to identify and mitigate any information security-related risks that could potentially create inappropriate exposure to the business or its clients' data.


    • C-level position responsible for the enterprise’s security strategy, policy and procedures to safeguard information assets
    • Establish standards and compliance with regulations
    • Accountable for the development, implementation and monitoring of a strategic, comprehensive enterprise information security program to ensure the availability, integrity and confidentiality of information across s, and control techniques to address all applicable information security requirements
    • Oversee the establishment and maintenance of information security on an automated and continuous basis
    • Lead and coordinate institutional responses to security incidents, providing timely reports during the incident and response, as well as proposing solutions to anticipate, prevent or mitigate future incidents
    • Develops and maintains an information security risk mitigation plan, including leading the security incident response team in prevention, investigation, mitigation and reporting activities
    • Complies with federal, state, and local employment law by understanding existing and new legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; and advising management on applicable policy and procedural improvements
    • Integrate with CIO office to deploy and implement efficient and effective security management and controls



    • Bachelor’s Degree preferably in Information Sciences or Technology or related field with preferred candidates having an advanced degree in Information Sciences or Technology
    • Industry recognized certification such as CISSP or CISM preferred
    • 15 years of progressive relevant work experience in information security management and policy development
    • Able to interact directly with senior executives, client executives and industry
    • Has established cyber programs from the ground up.
    • Deep familiarity with FISMA, NIST, DFARS, and other relevant USG regulations
    • Demonstrated accomplishments in program leadership, policy development, management and risk assessments
    • Familiar with federal government information systems as either a contractor or employee
    • Strong communications skills, including the ability to interact with business partners who do not have a security background
    • Security architecture expertise

    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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