Peraton Corporation

  • Security Operations Engineer

    Job Locations US-VA-Herndon
    Posted Date 4 months ago(6/8/2018 8:51 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Information Technology
    Clearance Status
    Security Clearance
  • Overview

    We are seeking a Security Operations Engineer for our Herndon, VA location to support or corporate efforts.


    • Analyze/monitor/maintain customer and internal Security systems
    • Act as a technical point of contact for escalations and troubleshooting of security and privacy issues
    • Help to enforce change management procedures and other security policies and procedures
    • Participate in security audits, risk analysis, and security reviews
    • Assist in the collection, storage, and security of artifacts and evidence to support audits and assessments
    • Proactively identify security issues and risks and develop remediation and mitigation plans
    • Manage vulnerability scans and penetration tests for systems, as well as assist customers with their testing activities
    • Work with a diverse team of engineers to work through complex issues and tasks in a fast-paced environment
    • Be responsible for patching environments



    • Bachelor in Computer Science or similar field of study
    • 3+ yrs in Security operations work
    • CISSP
    • Knowledge of a verity of security tools suite such as ServiceNow, Nessus, and SIEM tools
    • Background in Windows and Linux sys admin
    • Knowledge of NIST RMF

    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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