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Cyber Security Engineer

Chantilly, VA
October 17, 2019
Requisition ID 2019-8499
Category Engineering
Clearance Status Active/Current
Security Clearance TS/SCI/Polygraph

Peraton is seeking a motivated, customer oriented Junior Cyber Security Engineer to support our high-profile government client.

What you’ll do…

  • Assists with performing system administration of specialized CND applications and systems to include installation, configuration, maintenance, patching, and back-up/restore.
  • Assists with creating, editing, and managing changes to network or system access control lists on specialized CND systems.
  • Assists with troubleshooting CND systems hardware and software when issues occur.

You’d be a great fit if…

  • You’ve obtained a BS degree and have 1-2 years of relevant experience. However, equivalent experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
  • Your experience is in a related security technology or discipline such as Identity and Access Management, Cybersecurity Operations, Cybersecurity Engineering, IT Security Audit, and Information Assurance
  • You’re IAT Level II (GSEC, Security+, SSCP, or CCNA-Security) certified
  • You’re familiar with cybersecurity enterprise scanning and continuous monitoring, enterprise host/network security and intrusion detection.
  • You’re familiar with COTS cybersecurity tools including at least one of the following: HBSS (McAfee endpoint suite), ACAS (Tenable/Nessus), SIEM technologies, RSA Archer, Redseal, and FireEye host/network security products
  • You’re knowledgeable of cybersecurity architectural principles such as defense in depth, resilience, and integrated security operation
  • You can convert functional cybersecurity requirements into system requirements
  • You have an active TS/SCI with polygraph

It would be even better if you…

  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment and can effectively manage multiple tasks simultaneously; coordinating resources and ensuring scheduled goals are met
  • Are an effective communicator and are able to interact with various levels of senior management
  • Make decisions and resolve problems effectively – Seek out information and data to evaluate, prioritize and formulate best solution or practice.
  • Are a multi-tasker, work independently and as part of a team, share workloads, and deal with sudden shifts in project priorities.

What you’ll get…

  • An immediately-vested 401(K) with employer matching
  • Rapid PTO accrual schedule with floating holidays
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Tuition assistance, financing, and refinancing
  • Paid maternity and paternity leave
  • Company-paid infertility treatments
  • Cross-training and professional development opportunities
  • The ability to influence major initiatives

*This position requires the candidate to have a current Top Secret security clearance with polygraph.

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.