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Cyber Security Senior Technical Specialist

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.

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.

As a government contractor, Peraton 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).

Qualifications
Required skills:
  • Extensive experience with advanced Splunk usage including thorough working knowledge of queries (using SPL), creating dashboards, creating scheduled searches, creating alerts, and aggregation of statistics supporting root-cause assessments of network and system anomalies.
  • Extensive experience with packet capture and protocol dissection tools like Bro/Zeek or Suricata.
  • Thorough knowledge of the Agency 's information technology capabilities and infrastructure including operating systems, major application systems, and general network architecture.
  • Experience with penetration testing, documenting findings, and providing post -engagement out-briefs.
  • Extensive experience working on TCP/IP networking projects and demonstrated experience with cyber security, and/or network security principles.
  • Extensive experience with troubleshooting, investigating issues associated with IP.
  • network products including routers, switches, wireless networking, VPN' s, IDS/IPS, Firewalls, IOT appliances.
  • Demonstrated experience with communications protocols such as IP, TCP, UDP, MPLS, OPSF, IGRP, BGP
  • Knowledge and experience with encryption products, methodologies, configuration.
  • Knowledge and experience with Network Packet Capture Appliances/Applications, such as Netwitness, Solera, Probe, Wireshark, Snort.
  • Knowledge and experience with Network Vulnerability Scanner, Web Scanner, and Database Scanner, such as Nessus, Weblnspect, AppDetective.
  • In depth knowledge and experience with Network Management products such as HP OpenView, Solarwinds.
  • Experience with Anonymous/Privacy Internet capabilities and supporting network architecture.
  • Bachelor's Degree or a substantive experience in a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience. 7+ years of network/cyber security experience in a secure environment.
Desired skills :
  • Knowledge of Telephony Systems and VoIP
  • Experience with Windows Server (2008R2/2012R2), Windows Workstation (7/8.1), Linux (Redhat/Debian), and OSX operating systems.
  • Interface with vendors and third-party producers.
  • Any of the following Certifications:
  • Ethical Hacker
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Cisco Certified Network Professional, Juniper NCSP, or Juniper NCP
  • Amazon Cloud Service Certification or similar cloud certification
  • Red Hat Certified Security Specialist (RHCSS
  • Education
BS 12-15, MS 10-13. Phd 10+

Clearance TS/SCI W POLY

Responsibilities

The Sponsor is seeking expertise to assist with cyber investigative efforts, conduct network traffic analysis, support cyber focused network architecture reviews, assess data pertaining to network intrusions and/or cyber related attacks on Sponsor equities, assess Sponsor's operational technologies. This work includes but not limited to:
  • Cyber analytic experience, specifically familiarity with cyber actor TTPs
  • Analyze IP network traffic for cyber issues as it relates to security, technical and operational vulnerabilities, and risk.
  • Evaluate network operations using network management platforms, auditing functions, and log reviews.
  • Conduct network or networking technology assessments and write assessment reports based on findings.
  • Provide insight into latest threats and countermeasures.
  • Provide recommendations for end-to-end technical analysis.
  • Maintain current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.

The candidate shall work independently with little supervision and shall be flexible to support customers located throughout the Washington Metro Area. The candidates primary location will be between 2 buildings in Chantilly.

ADDITIONAL SECURITY REVIEW PROCESS: All personnel coming into Sponsors organization undergo an additional security that can take anywhere from 7 business days to 30 days or more.

Industry

  • Information Technology
Posted: 2021-06-15 Expires: 2021-07-15

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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