Peraton Corporation

  • Information Systems Security Engineer (CISSP) - Range Support (Active Clearance)

    Job Locations US-AL-Huntsville
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(6/29/2018 1:35 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Clearance Status
    Security Clearance
  • Overview

    Peraton is seeking talented, experienced Information Systems Security professionals to join the Range Instrumentation Support (RIS) team in Huntsville, Alabama.



    This is a Mid-Level Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE) position that is staffed at the Peraton office in Cummins Research Park. 


    Specific duties will include: 

    • Serve as appointed ISSO for one or more Risk Management Framework (RMF) accredited enclaves/networks.
    • Vulnerability scanning and remediation.
    • Certification and accreditation.
    • Deploy, implement and strategically plan support of tools and related network security management systems. (ACAS, HBSS, WSUS, Active Directory, RSA, etc.)
    • Regularly report status of security team projects to management and customers.
    • Process definition and assurance for network security functions, ensuring configuration documents for deployed security solutions remain current and complete.
    • Support incident investigation.
    • Position may require approximately 25% travel with some durations as long as three weeks.



    • BS/BA in Information Security, Computer Science or related technical or engineering field, and a minimum of 5+ years of related work experience, with specific experience in the following targeted areas:
      • 2+ years of experience supporting the certification and accreditation of information systems within the Risk Management Framework. (eMASS experience required)
      • 2+ years of experience executing configuration control processes within a security engineering discipline.
      • 3+ years of experience managing a complex security architecture consisting of multiple trust levels.
      • 3+ years in a security engineer capacity for interconnected DoD accredited systems.
    • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Certification


    • Earned computing environment certifications such as CCNA, Linux+, Windows 7/10, Windows Server 2012/2016, ACAS, HBSS.
    • Understanding of Security networking equipment, including IDS/IPS, Antivirus, AAA, Firewall, Security Gateway, VPN appliances, and/or SIEM architectures.
    • Demonstrable competence securing both Linux and Windows Operating Systems (particularly Windows 10 SHB)
    • Demonstrable competence securing enterprise services, routers, switches, firewalls, and access control solutions.
    • Understanding of cyber-attack vectors (Buffer Overflow, Phishing, etc.)
    • Self-driven and resourceful to achieve goals independently as well as working in groups
    • Strong written and oral communication skills
    • Able to mentor teammates and support customers in presentation and/or briefing environments.
    • Strong listening skills
    • Ability to work in a team environment
    • Flexibility to adjust to changing requirements, schedules and priorities.
    • The ability to socialize ideas, make recommendations and gather team consensus to move forward.

    Security Clearance: This position requires the candidate to already have a current active Secret security clearance and to maintain the clearance.


    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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