Peraton Corporation

  • Security Operations Engineer

    Job Locations US-VA-Herndon
    Posted Date 3 months ago(10/22/2018 8:18 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Information Technology
    Clearance Status
    Security Clearance
  • Overview

    Peraton is actively seeking a Senior Information/Cyber Security Engineer to support our Corporate Cyber-Security efforts in Herndon, VA.  This position will report to the Director of Cybersecurity Operations.


    • Analyze/monitor/maintain internal and customer information security systems
    • Help select, design, deploy, and maintain solutions and mechanisms which satisfy technical and operational security controls requirements and risk mitigation strategies.
    • 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
    • Work with a diverse team of engineers to work through complex issues and tasks in a fast-paced environment
    • Help remediate vulnerabilities and other identified security gaps, as well as assist customers with their remediation activities.



    • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or similar field of study
    • 5+ years direct experience in security engineer/operations work
    • Experience in the security mechanisms, protocols, and controls in wide variety of systems, networks, and applications.
    • CISSP, CISSP-ISSAP, SANS, or other professional certification applicable to security engineering


    • Experience in Identify and Access Management, Data Protection, Advanced Threat Protection, Network Security Appliances, and Data Loss Prevention in both on-premises and cloud environments
    • Experience in data logging and systems monitoring
    • Experience in Microsoft Azure/O365 environments
    • Familiarity with operating in an environment under a FISMA/NIST Risk Management Framework

    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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