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Risk Manager, Veterans Affairs

Herndon, VA 20170
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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).


Knowledge & Experience:
  • 10 Years IT Experience
  • 5 years in Risk Management Experience
  • 3 years experience with escalation management
  • Ability to interact comfortably with Senior Government Leadership and Team members on a day-to-day basis
  • Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint essential)
  • Strong project management experience (e.g., defining scope, setting project timelines and milestones, driving deliverables, identifying risks, managing issues, and client relationship management)
  • Established experience in understanding client needs, translating business needs into requirements, developing proposed solutions, and delivering high impact change initiatives.

  • Bachelors Degree in Electronics Engineering or a related scientific or technical discipline (or 8 years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for education)
  • Current VA PIV card, VA GFE Laptop, and VA network access, would be helpful
  • Must be able to achieve a moderate (Tier 2) VA position of trust


This role will serve as part of the team supporting the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) with the implementation, integration and sustainment of a fully integrated supply chain solution that provides the full spectrum of medical logistics. The Supply Chain delivers clinical care to Veterans by managing the logistics and flow of supplies and equipment. Supply Chain Management (SCM) ensures that the right equipment and supplies are available when needed, and the Supply Chain Management Product Line (SCM PL) encompasses the activities to procure resources, manage supplies, and deliver goods and services to providers and patients.

This team will be focused on implementing a scalable to support accelerated site deployment, while at the same time supporting integration with additional VA systems and sustainment of current integrations.

The team will have a blend of specific expertise and experience in SAFe Agile, Product Management, Development, Security and Operations (DevSecOps), engineering, and Data Migration.

The Risk Manager will conduct risk assessments and lead initiatives across stakeholders to improve and maintain compliance controls. They will understand a broad range of risk methodologies to efficiently develop and maintain compliance programs. The RM will maintain daily metrics to report on compliance health checks and recommend appropriate risk mitigation measures, including process changes to meet team goals. The RM will work to understand stakeholder needs and clarify business procedures, current tooling and related risk mitigation requirements. The RM will drive productive discussions with those supporting the risk area (e.g. team members, compliance operations) and escalate appropriately.

  • Planning and executing complex projects across multiple organizations and stakeholders to enable the launch of projects and processes at scale
  • Earning trust of business partners by understanding business plans and constraints, anticipating safety and compliance challenges and proactively communicating win-win solutions
  • Developing periodic business reviews by creating and monitoring business metrics to track process effectiveness
  • Communicates risk posture and projects information to stakeholders
  • Organized, independent, and autonomous, able to set and meet own deadlines, and operate both strategically and tactically in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to identify and solve ambiguous problems; identifying customer needs and inventing new and efficient ways to meet those needs
  • Excellent written communication skills, high attention to detail, and strong organizational and project management capabilities.

For Colorado Residents
Colorado Salary Minimum: $53,976.00
Colorado Salary Maximum:$115,377.60

The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position, and is just one component of Perspecta's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, Perspecta provides a variety of benefits to employees.


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2021-06-19 Expires: 2021-07-20

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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