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Information Assurance/Security Policy Engineer Senior Technical Specialist

Arlington, VA 22201
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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.

  • Bachelors degree required and 10 years of experience conducting manual testing, vulnerability scans, penetration testing, and vulnerability assessments
  • Certifications such as Offensive Security Certified Expert (OSCE), Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP), Offensive Security Web Expert (OSWE), Offensive Security Wireless Professional (OSWP), GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN), GIAC Exploit Researcher and Advanced Penetration Tester (GXPN), Licensed Penetration Tester (LPT), CEPT, CEH
  • Experience with compliance and vulnerability scanning tools
  • Demonstrated experience in a simulated environment
  • Ability to use MS Office Suite to include Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
  • Superior communication skills, both written and oral.
  • US Citizenship
  • A U.S. Government TS/SCI Clearance


In support of the Department of Homeland Securitys Cyber Security Division under the newly created Cyber and Infrastructure Security Agency, Perspecta provides specialized security services to support the Departments critical cyber programs. The National Cybersecurity Protection System (NCPS), also known as the EINSTEIN set of capabilities, is an integrated system of intrusion detection, analytics, intrusion prevention, and information sharing capabilities that defend the federal executive branch civilian governments IT infrastructure from cyber threats. The Enhanced Cybersecurity Services (ECS) program is a key avenue through which DHS fulfills its mission to protect U.S. based public and private entities from cybersecurity threats. ECS provides intrusion prevention capabilities that help U.S.-based companies protect their computer systems against unauthorized access, exploitation, and data exfiltration.

In support of these efforts, our Security Control Assessor Test Engineer III will;
  • Perform manual testing, vulnerability scans, and penetration testing
  • Perform analysis, web assessment software, vulnerability scanning, and penetration testing, and develop/deploy custom scripts
  • Apply knowledge of client/servers, web hosting, web content servers, policy servers, directory servers, firewalls, WAN, MAN, Local Area Network (LAN), switches, and routers; Windows, Linux, Unix, and Mac OS X administration; VMware, Xen, Hyper V and other virtualization platforms.
  • Evaluate information system security readiness and supports cybersecurity functions
  • Perform onsite and remote testing of FISMA requirements
  • Perform annual assessments that support the continuous monitoring strategy for all systems with ATO
  • Provide assessment support and site visits for information systems
  • Employ test plans and procedures tailored to the security controls of the system under test
  • Develop Body Of Evidence Guidance, Rules Of Engagement , Security Assessment Plan, and Assessment/Deliverable Schedules


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2021-06-28 Expires: 2023-10-01

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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