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Cyber Defense Information Assurance/Security Engineer (Cyber Defense Posture Evaluator - Entry Level)

Columbia, SC 29201
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The Defense group supports the Department of Defense (DoD) mission to keep our homeland and its citizens safe. We provide solutions to improve the Nation's defense by providing software, systems engineering, IT, training and logistics and fleet management solutions.


  • This Cyber Defense Information Assurance/Security Engineer (Cyber Defense Posture Evaluator -Entry Level) is responsible for working assignmentsto develop solutions to routine technical problems regarding network cyber defense and operates security devices remotely and locally.
  • Performs activities to implement secure system configurations and installs security tools, scans systems in order to determine compliancy.
  • Utilizes firewall toolsets to accurately analyze and report on the overall health of local and deployed firewalls.
  • Provides assistance in computer incident investigations.
  • Performs vulnerability assessments including development of risk mitigation strategies.
  • Coordinates and tracks Information Assurance Vulnerabilities Alerts (IAVA).
  • Responsible for supporting evaluations of different network and enclave configurations with respect to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) 800-53 Security Controls and formulate and execute effective auditing and incident response programs.
  • Peforms activities to support the Risk Management Framework (RMF) Cretification and Accreditation (C&A) process, maintenance, POA&M development and maintenance, authoring RMF Policy/, Procedures, and similar activities.
  • Prepares documentation from information obtained from customer using accepted guidelines and assists in preparing Security Test and Evaluation plans.
  • Provides general IT management support, general networking, Local Area Network (LAN)/Wide Area Network (WAN) enterprise, CONUS and OCONUS deployment/TDY travel, functional training, technical and general O&M, documentation and reports, and meetings/briefings to support Air Force Central Command (AFCENT) Network Operations and Security Center (NOSC) operations.


  • Associates in related field and 3 or more years relevant experience; OR 5 or more years of relevant experience.
  • Security+ or CCNA-Sec
  • MCP (Server), MCSD (App Builder), and ITIL Foundation
  • TS with SCI Eligibility

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is anAA/EEOEmployer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2020-10-24 Expires: 2020-11-23

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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