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Cyber Systems Engineer II

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.



  • Requires 2 to 5 years with BS/BA or 0 to 2 years with MS/MA/MBA or 8 to 10 years with no degree.
  • Current U.S. Government Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility
  • Favorably adjudicated Counter Intelligence Polygraph
  • A DoD 8570 certification in IAT or IAM
  • Experience in security systems engineering involving various computer hardware and software operating systems and application solutions in both stand-alone and LAN/WAN configurations
  • Knowledge of the customers Risk Management Framework processes
  • Experience implementing Cyber Security principles
  • Ability to organize and prioritize numerous customer requests in a fast pace deadline driven environment
  • Strong analytic and risk management skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products, especially Project and Power Point
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Self-starter requiring limited direction and supervision

  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) or an advanced IA certification
  • Experience implementing RMF Process and NIST 800-53 technical controls, as well as developing and maintaining associated certification and accreditation documentation
  • Experience briefing senior customer personnel
  • Familiarity with customer's IA processes
  • Experience supporting IC or DoD in the Cyber Security Domain


Program Description:
The program provides Systems Engineering and Technical Assistance (SETA) core and non-core support in the areas of Cyber Security and Management to improve the Information Assurance (IA) posture of a National customer. The contracts Core Capabilities are: IA Management, Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) coordination and reporting, Risk Management Framework (RMF) application, IA compliance measurements and metrics, Assessment and Authorization (A&A), Vulnerability Management, and Cyber Defense support.

Position Description:
The Risk Management Group (RMG) Front Office Support Cyber Systems Engineer provides support to the customer in the area of Cyber Security. Daily tasks include:
  • Provides programmatic support to the RMG Chief in support of network and information security systems
  • Analyzes policies and procedures against Federal laws and regulations and provides recommendations for closing gaps
  • Develops strategies to comply with privacy and risk management requirements
  • Provides information assurance support for the development and implementation of security architectures to meet new and evolving security requirements
  • Evaluates, develops and enhances security requirements and policies
  • Oversees the application of IA policies, principles, and processes
  • Identifies IA requirements and potential investment opportunities as part of the IT acquisition and project management development process
  • Identifies improvements to existing programs, processes, and procedures to enhance the overall security posture of the communication/computer networks, systems, and data.
  • Prepares, documents, and presents IA positions, analyses, risk assessments, process improvement opportunities, and studies in oral and written form
  • Provides technical expertise to support the development of IA policies
  • Provides technical expertise to respond to cyber security related action items
  • Provides programmatic support to projects which enhance the Risk Management Framework
  • Maintain program milestone schedules using Microsoft Project


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2021-06-16 Expires: 2021-07-16

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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