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Information Assurance Specialist (ISSO) – Active TS-SCI

Herndon, VA
July 11, 2019
Requisition ID 2019-7778
Category Engineering
Clearance Status Active/Current
Security Clearance Top Secret/SCI
Peraton has an immediate opening for an Information Assurance Specialist (ISSO) with an active TS-SCI clearance based in Herndon, VA.

What you’ll do…

  • Prepare documentation from information obtained from customers using the Risk Management Framework
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Test and validate strategies to comply with privacy, risk management, and authentication requirements.
  • Assist in computer incident investigations.
  • Perform vulnerability assessments including development of risk mitigation strategies.
  • Support design and requirements reviews.
You’d be a great fit if you have…

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Cyber Security or related discipline
  • Over 3 years of experience in security engineering
  • The ability to communicate and work well with others
  • Strong writing and presentation skills
  • Experience with NIST Risk Management Framework and ICD 503
  • Experience with McAfee host-based security suite / HBSS
  • Experience running vulnerability scans with Tenable Nessus / ACAS
  • Experience in developing and maintaining documentation in XACTA
  • Experience with Linux and Windows systems
  • Security +, SSCP, CCNA-Security

It’d be even better if you have…

  • Experience with network segmentation and host protection concepts
  • Experience with SCAP/OpenSCAP or NESSUS
  • Experience with hardening systems based on DISA Security Technical Implementation Guidelines (STIG).
  • Experience with virtualization technologies and various hypervisors, e.g., VMWare, KVM, XEN, or AZURE.
  • CISSP certification

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 an active TS/SCI security clearance

About Peraton
Are you ready to join the next-generation of national security? Peraton is a fresh name in the industry with an established portfolio and legacy going back more than a century. We work differently than our peers – with agility, the freedom to innovate, an entrepreneurial spirit and a culture of responsibility. As part of the Peraton team, you’ll be part of our movement to build a great company, solve the most daunting challenges facing mankind today, to protect and promote freedom around the world, and to secure our future, for our families, our communities, our nation, and our way of life.

EEO Statement
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.