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Computer Network Defense Lead

Chantilly, VA 20151
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Peraton Overview

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the worlds leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our 22,000 employees do the cant be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.


It is required that the CND Lead has the following qualifications.

- Active TS/SCI security clearance

- Minimum of three years of experience (at least one year of experience in the past three years) managing an incident response team in a DOD environment.

Experience supporting a DOD Security Operations Center or Command Operations Center.

- Minimum of five years of experience (at least one year of relevant experience in the past three years) as a technician using DOD enterprise cyber tools, such as, ACAS, HBSS, SIEM, Firewalls, and Network Access Control (NAC).

- Possesses an active CISSP or CISM.

- Possesses an active Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) certification.

It is desired that the CND Lead has the following qualifications:

- Experience supporting defensive cyber operations at the DOD Joint level, such as, working for USCYBERCOM, JFHQ-DODIN, NSA/Central Security Service (CSS), National Mission Force, or Service Cyber Protection Team (CPT).

- Experience as an expert technician using any of the following CND tools: SIEM, Intrusion Detection System (IDS), PowerShell, Kali Linux, Burp Suite, Metasploit, and Meterpreter.

- Experience as an expert in any of the following CND tactics and techniques: malware analysis, network exploitation, packet analysis, Snort signature development, and red team and hunt team.


The Computer Network Defense Lead will manage a high profile team that uses leading edge technologies and has full responsibility for maintaining multiple environments with stringent security requirements in geographically dispersed locations. The candidate will perform a variety of Information Assurance (IA) and Computer Network Defense (CND) functions which are broad in nature and support multi-tier IA and CND functions to include, but not limited to, systems engineer, audit/inspection, infrastructure support, certification and accreditation, vulnerability management, detection and response services. The lead and the Lead's team will also be responsible for completing accreditation processes on multiple networks under the Risk Management Framework (RMF), and overseeing vulnerability management (network, server, storage) & patching efforts. This individual acts in a supporting role across the organization to ensure that the organization's information technology infrastructure is operating securely, reliably and efficiently.


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2021-06-12 Expires: 2021-07-12

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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