Blue Team - Team Lead

Cyber Security
Top Secret/SCI



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Telecommute Options:

Flexible for occasional telework – must be local to work location
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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 currently seeking an experienced Blue Team Lead to become part of Peratons’ Department of State (DoS) Diplomatic Security Cyber Mission (DSCM) program providing leading cyber and technology security experience to enable innovative, effective and secure business processes. 


Location: Rosslyn, VA.  Hybrid schedule/role. 


Role and Responsibilities: 


Blue Team’s Lead is responsible for all standing team deliverables, development and execution of program strategy, all aspects of the resource lifecycle and development on the team, acting as the public face of the contract team in appropriate fora, and is responsible for resource allocation to all ongoing projects and tasks.

  • Maintains a general understanding of all team tools, platforms, products, procedures, and technologies;
  • Effectively communicates via all media (email, meetings, briefings, reports, and calls) with team, all stakeholders, and management;
  • Responsible for review, initial quality assurance, and final submission for all team deliverables;
  • Manages all aspects of resource onboarding, development, maturation, growth, and potentially offboarding;
  • Understands Continuous Threat & Exposure Management methodologies, foundational federal documentation and mandates that reinforce cybersecurity hygiene, and is able to provide technical and programmatic information assurance services in support of a variety of information systems;
  • Conducts and performs vulnerability and exposure assessments, including development of risk mitigation strategies, to lessen identified risks to enterprise networks.


  • A Bachelor's degree is required with 12 years of minimum experience. An additional 4 years will be considered in lieu of education/degree. 
  • At least ONE of the following certifications is required: CCNA-Security, CND, CySA+ , GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, or SSCP
  • U.S. citizenship and an active Secret security clearance, with eligibility to obtain a TS/SCI security clearance. 

Target Salary Range

$104,000 - $166,000. 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
  • Retirement
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Career Development
  • Tuition Assistance and Student Loan Financing
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Additional Benefits
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Care
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