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Cyber Security Engineer

Aurora, CO
October 17, 2019
Requisition ID 2019-7725
Category Engineering
Clearance Status Active/Current
Security Clearance TS/SCI/Polygraph

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

What you’ll do…

  • Performs system administration of specialized CND applications and systems to include installation, configuration, maintenance, patching, and back-up/restore.
  • Manage and administer the updating of rules, signatures, and custom content for specialized CND applications and systems.
  • Administer CND test beds and tests and evaluates new CND applications or tools, rules/signatures, access controls, and configurations of CND platforms.
  • Identify potential conflicts with implementation of any CND tools within the enterprise and develop recommendations to remediate these conflicts.
  • Create, maintain, and refine network traffic flow diagrams for the enterprise network which reflect the current state of all security applications.
  • Provide subject matter expertise in creation, editing, and management of signatures, rules and filters for specialized network defense systems including but not limited to network and host-based IDS, IPS, firewall, web application firewall, proxy and SIEM systems.
  • Contribute to the completion of milestones associated with specific projects.
  • Provide solutions to a variety of complex technical problems.

You’d be a great fit if…

  • You’ve obtained a BS degree and have 5-7 years of combined IT, Security and/or IdAM work experience, with a desired, but not required, broad exposure to infrastructure/network and multiplatform environments. (equivalent experience may be considered in lieu of degree).
  • You’ve deployed/managed Identity platforms.

  • You’ve deployed/managed Windows and Linux Server and hardening baselines.

  • You’ve deployed/managed solutions on cloud service providers, or customer on-prem such as VMware.

  • You’ve deployed/managed directory services, such as Oracle, OpenLDAP, Active Directory.

  • You’ve deployed/managed web server and application servers.

  • You’ve deployed/managed monitoring and alerting systems for enterprise services.

  • You are experienced with real backup and recovery strategies for both hosts and applications.

  • You’ve locked down Internet facing application servers and interfaces.

  • You have a Security+ CE certification.
  • You have an active TS/SCI with polygraph.

It’d be even better if you…

  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment and can effectively manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • 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

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.