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Cyber Security Specialist - Senior

Patuxent River, MD 20670
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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).


Education Requirements: MS or MA or MBA degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Business, Mathematics, Management or Relevant Technical Discipline. Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification or CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP) certification.
Allowable Substitution: Bachelors degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Business, Mathematics, Management or Relevant Technical Discipline plus two (2) years of additional work experience performing the duties described in the Experience Requirements below may be substituted for a Masters degree.
Experience Requirements: At least ten (10) years of experience in performing duties similar to at least three (3) of the duties found in the Senior Cyber Security Specialist description.
SENIOR: A Senior level person within a labor category has a minimum of ten (10) years of experience in at least three (3) areas related to the description and a MA/MS degree. A Senior level person typically works on high-visibility or mission critical aspects of a given program and performs all duties independently. A Senior level person may oversee the efforts of less senior staff and/or be responsible for the efforts of all staff assigned to a specific job.


Description: Lead security measures during the development stages of software systems, networks, and data centers. Search for vulnerabilities and risks in hardware and software. Manage and monitor any attacks and intrusions. Recognize the potential threat or attempted breach by closing off the security vulnerability. Build firewalls into network infrastructures. Develop security systems, analyze current systems for vulnerabilities, and handle all cyber-attacks in an efficient and effective manner.


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2021-06-28 Expires: 2023-07-06

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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