Computer Cyber Network Engineering Defense, Advisor

Cyber Security
Top Secret/SCI with Poly


Fort Meade

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Telecommute Options:

No remote/telework allowed
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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.


Are you looking for a Computer Cyber Network Engineering Defense role?


This is what you'll get to do: 

  • Analyze, map, protect, or discover vulnerabilities, intrusions, and threats in various computer network systems.
  • Conduct computer and/or network security, target development, and understands all aspects of computer/network security to include firewall administration, encryption technologies, and network protocols.
  • Report events or incidents that occur to mitigate immediate and potential network and host threats.
  • Support exploration and emerging technologies by arranging demonstrations, providing technical evaluations, and input to the customer’s roadmap development
  • Operate cyber range and IT lab testing environments
  • Work with the security team to perform hardening of network devices based on Nessus scans
  • Develop concept papers, technical white papers, and related documentation detailing cyber security practices for implementation throughout DOD
  • Collaborate with internal and external partners to facilitate cyber SA and information sharing
  • Minimum of 8 years with BS/BA; Minimum of 6 years with MS/MA; Minimum of 3 years with PhD (Degree in Cyber Security related)
  • Minimum 8 years of systems engineering, cyber security, or network engineering experience.
  • Active TS/SCI Poly security clearance

Target Salary Range

$146,000 - $234,000. 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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