Cloud Security Architect

Cyber Security
Public Trust



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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 seeking a Cloud Security Architect to support a large Government Contract.

This position will be the senior security person supporting a large cloud hosting environment to ensure a secure migration and operation of the client’s cloud hosting environment. The selected candidate will be expected to lead and direct the program’s security efforts which include: legacy applications will be modernized and moved into the cloud hosting environment under an Agile DevSecOps methodology utilizing continuous development and testing during the modernization process, to include migrating to multiple cloud service providers.


Responsible for the design, development, and implementation of both short and long-term solutions to organization and/or customer information technology needs through new and existing applications, system architecture, network systems, and applications infrastructure. Employees design, develop, implement, and oversee IT products including but not limited to hardware, software, and networks. Employees may install, configure, administer, upgrade, and maintain security for the organization and/or the customers the organization supports.


The Cloud Security Architect’s primary responsibilities include:

  • Collaborate with Government Stakeholders to gather requirements.
  • Design, document and implement security protocols with AWS and other potential Cloud Service Providers.
  • Develop platform security plan deliverables.
  • Ensure appropriate security monitoring, auditing and reporting is applied enterprise-wide.
  • Implement software security scanning policies as one part of software pipeline.
    Position is Remote with some travel to customer sites expected

Basic Qualifications

  • 2 years with BS/BA; 0 years with MS/MA; 6 years with no degree
  • Experience with standards such as FedRamp, HIPAA, or PCI DSS
  • Experience with
       - AWS CloudTrail
       - Sonarqube
       - Twistlock
  • Working in an Agile Software Development environment
  • Zero Trust Security Strategy
  • Requires a Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field; or Equivalent Experience.
  • US Citizenship required
  • Clearance: Ability to obtain a Public Trust Clearance
  • Current Security+ Certification

Preferred Qualifications

  • CISSP Certification
  • AWS Solutions Architect, Associate or related certification
  • ITIL v4 Certification
  • Experience with Trusted Internet Connections
  • Experience with the following technologies: GitLab, GitLab Runners, Prometheus, Grafana, Jaeger, Tempo, Splunk

Target Salary Range

$51,000 - $82,000. 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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