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Cyber Systems Engineer - Risk Management

McLean, VA 22101
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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.

  • Working knowledge of Customer's mission and other stakeholders' missions
  • Demonstrated experience researching, analyzing, and applying cyber security issues and mitigation strategies
  • Demonstrated experience with investigating and analyzing Internet solutions, networks, identify management activities to identify and mitigate security events, malware, misuse, unauthorized activity, or other cyber security activities.
  • Demonstrated on-the-job experience exhibiting oral and written communication skills to include giving briefings/presentation, reviewing/revising work authored by others, planning and facilitating meetings and providing support for technical documentation
  • Possess ability to effectively communicate with technical and non-technical colleagues at all levels
  • Process oriented, conceptually driven, and possess the ability to work collaboratively in a highly technical setting
  • Proven ability to multi-task; self-starter
  • Familiarity with penetration test tools and methodologies.
  • Critical thinking skills sufficient to make sound and timely recommendations and/or decisions in unique situations, considering alternate actions
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in a relevant field
  • Requires 10 to 12 years with BS/BA or 8 to 10 years with MS/MA or 5 to 7 years with PhD.


The individual selected for this position will support the Sponsor's organization responsible for coordinating secure Internet capabilities for mission. The specific role for this position will be to provide cyber security engineering on secure internet solutions. The responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
  • Support various aspects of the Sponsor's user usage of internet solutions, identity management, and cyber guidance, evaluations, and recommendations - includes churn, user actions, cyber/system solutions and obfuscation
  • Provide guidance on internet solution's cyber risk and practices.
  • Apply rigor in qualifying the risk in terms that can be used to prioritize risk mitigation approaches.
  • Develop warning triggers/conditions that indicate an unacceptable level of risk.
  • Research best practices and highlight user techniques that fit the Sponsor's cyber risk posture.
  • Evaluate on-going efforts, infrastructure, and hardware and propose changes to improve the cyber security posture of the internet solutions.
  • Develop a roadmap from current to future capabilities and needs.
  • Draft and coordinate responses to requests in a timely manner
  • Identify methods to improve analytic capability and processes
  • Develop methods of capturing trends in activities and documenting baselines of normal activity on systems.


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2021-06-13 Expires: 2021-07-13

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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