Cyber Systems Engineering, Senior Advisor

    • Peraton
  • Laurel, MD
  • Posted 43 days ago | Updated 6 hours ago


On Site
USD 190,000.00 - 304,000.00 per year
Full Time


Adobe AIR
Information system security
Data security
Information security
Security policy
Risk analysis
Computer networking
System security
Process engineering
System integration
Risk management
Intrusion detection
Contingency plan
Incident management
Change management
Information assurance
Impact analysis
Information architecture
Access control
Security QA
Certification and accreditation
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Risk management framework
Business process
Security engineering
Systems engineering
Computer science
Information systems
Engineering management
Software engineering
Regulatory Compliance

Job Details

About Peraton
Peraton is a next-generation national security company that drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world's leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can't be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit to learn how we're keeping people around the world safe and secure.

Peraton is seeking a System Engineer/Information System Security Officer to support a critical mission of consequence within our Cyber Mission Business Unit on TTO 5. The selected candidate will perform security scans to identify vulnerabilities and risks, and work with the Engineering team to mitigate the risks. The candidate is required to have experience with ensuring systems successfully complete the Assessments & Authorization (A&A) process. They will be responsible for:

Validates and verifies system security requirements definitions and analysis and establishes system security designs;
Designs, develops, implements and/or integrates IA and security systems and system components including those for networking, computing, and enclave environments to include those with multiple enclaves and with differing data protection/classification requirements;
Builds IA into systems deployed to operational environments. Assists architects and systems developers in the identification and implementation of appropriate information security functionality to ensure uniform application of Agency security policy and enterprise solutions. Supports the building of security architectures;
Enforce the design and implementation of trusted relations among external systems and architectures;
Assess and mitigates system security threats/risks throughout the program life cycle;
Contribute to the security planning, assessment, risk analysis, risk management, certification and awareness activities for system and networking operations;
Review certification and accreditation (C&A) documentation, providing feedback on completeness and compliance of its content;
Apply system security engineering expertise in one or more of the following: system security design process; engineering life cycle; information domain; cross domain solutions; commercial off-the-shelf and government off-the-shelf cryptography; identification; authentication; and authorization; system integration; risk management; intrusion detection; contingency planning; incident handling; configuration control; change management; auditing; certification and accreditation process; principles of IA (confidentiality. integrity, non-repudiation, availability, and access control); and security testing;
Support security authorization activities in compliance with government Information System Certification and Accreditation Process and DoD Risk Management Framework (DoDRMF), NIST Risk Management Framework (RMF) process, and prescribed government business processes for security engineering.

Basic Qualifications:

Active TS/SCI with polygraph is required.
Seventeen (17) year's experience as a SE in programs and contracts of similar scope, type and complexity is required.
Bachelor's degree in System Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering Science, Engineering Management, or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required.
Five (5) years of additional SE experience may be substituted for a bachelor's degree.
Desired Qualifications:

DoD 8570 compliance with IASAE Level 3, CISSP-ISSEP, is a plus but not required
Peraton offers enhanced benefits to employees working on our critical National Security programs, which include heavily subsidized employee benefits coverage for you and your dependents, 25 days of PTO accrued annually up to a generous PTO cap and eligible to participate in an attractive bonus plan.

Target Salary Range

$190,000 - $304,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

SCA / Union / Intern Rate or Range

An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

Our Values

At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We're fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way.

Paid Time-Off and Holidays
Life & Disability Insurance
Career Development
Tuition Assistance and Student Loan Financing
Paid Parental Leave
Additional Benefits
Medical, Dental, & Vision Care
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