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Senior Cyber Security Architect/Engineer (Vulnerability Management)

Columbia, SC 29201
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The Defense group supports the Department of Defense (DoD) mission to keep our homeland and its citizens safe. We provide solutions to improve the Nation's defense by providing software, systems engineering, IT, training and logistics and fleet management solutions.


  • The Senior Cyber Security Architect/Engineer (Vulnerability Management) is responsible for applying technical expertise to install, configure, maintain, and manage security devices to include but is not limited to Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS)/Intrusion Prevention System (IPS), ArcSight Enterprise Security Manager (ACAS) and associated Virtual Private Network (VPN) equipment/configurations.
  • Develops and documents sensor processes and checklists.
  • Responsible for developing methods to detect and prevent intrusive activities and assists with countermeasures, such as IDS/IPS signature development and correlation rule sets, development to isolate, contain, and prevent intrusive activities and secure networks. Responsible for monitoring enterprise network traffic to determine system vulnerabilities and required fixes.
  • Applies established network security procedures, logs and makes recommendation for correcting network security incidents. Responsible for coordinating the escalation of security issues requiring detailed analysis.
  • Performs patching of Red Hat Linux / Nessus scanner and Tenable Security Center applications and provides reports and metrics during contingency operations.
  • Supports network defense and cybersecurity operations and exercises.
  • Develops methods to detect and prevent intrusive activities and assists in developing countermeasures to isolate, contain, and prevent intrusive activities. Provides advanced traffic, incident response and vulnerability analysis and security device maintenance.
  • Manages and maintains control of network intrusion detection systems.
  • Responsible for network and information technology systems end-to-end operations to provide intrusion detection and vulnerability assessments.
  • Provides general IT management support, general networking, Local Area Network (LAN)/Wide Area Network (WAN) enterprise, CONUS and OCONUS deployment andTDY travel, functional training, technical and general O&M, documentation and reports, and meetings/briefings to support Air Force Central Command (AFCENT) Network Operations and Security Center (NOSC) operations.


  • B.S. in related field, and 5 or more years relevant experience; OR 7 or more years relevant experience.
  • Firewall and ACAS experience
  • CEH
  • MCSA, Network+ CE, Firewall, ACAS, and ITIL Foundation

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is anAA/EEOEmployer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

As a government contractor, Perspecta 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).


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2020-10-25 Expires: 2020-11-24

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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