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Information Assurance / Security Engineer

Springfield, VA
October 17, 2019
Requisition ID 2019-7024
Category Engineering
Clearance Status Active/Current
Security Clearance Top Secret/SCI

Peraton is seeking an Information Assurance / Security Engineer for a classified program to provide technical and programmatic Information Assurance services for Wired/Wireless LAN/WAN, Cyber Security, Cryptographic, and Satellite Communications systems across multiple unclassified and classified domains.

Two positions available, one in Springfield, VA and the other in St. Louis, MO.

  • Design, develop and implement security requirements within existing business processes.
  • Prepare documentation from information obtained from customers using accepted guidelines such as DITSCAP (DoD Information Technology Security Certification and Accreditation Process).
  • Prepare Security Test and Evaluation plans.
  • Provide certification and accreditation support in development of security and contingency plans and conduct complex risk and vulnerability assessments.
  • Analyze policies and procedures against Federal laws and regulations and provide recommendations for closing gaps.
  • Develop and complete system security plans and contingency plans.
  • Recommend system enhancements to improve security deficiencies.
  • Develop, test, and integrate computer and network security tools.
  • Secure system configurations and install security tools, scans systems to determine compliancy and report results and evaluates products and various aspects of system administration.
  • Conduct security program audits and develop solutions to lessen identified risks.
  • Develop strategies to comply with privacy, risk management, and e-authentication requirements.
  • Provide information assurance support for the development and implementation of security architectures to meet new and evolving security requirements.
  • Evaluate, develop, and enhance security requirements, policy and tools.
  • Assist in computer incident investigations.
  • Perform vulnerability assessments including development of risk mitigation strategies.


  • Bachelor’s degree in an IT-related field with 5+ years of enterprise network experience
  • Minimum IASAE II certification
  • Experience in DoD Risk Management Framework (RMF)
  • Experience maintaining documentation in XACTA


  • Qualfied candidates MUST have an active TS/SCI clearance and have the ability to maintain the clearance.

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.