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Cyber Systems Architect, SME

2024-146467
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 peraton.com to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.

Responsibilities

Peraton is seeking to hire a Senior Cyber Architect to join the Low-Earth Orbit (LEO) Ground Sustainment Services (LGSS) program to add to our distinguished team to sustain and enhance the Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) Common Ground System (CGS). The JPSS CGS is responsible for implementing JPSS Program command, control, and communications and data processing requirements for JPSS CGS-serviced missions. The JPSS is the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) next-generation operational Earth observation Program that acquires and distributes global environmental data from multiple polar-orbiting satellites, playing a critical role to NOAA’s mission to understand and predict changes in weather, climate, oceans, coasts, and space environments, which supports the Nation’s economy and protection of lives and property.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Designs and develops new systems, applications, and solutions for enterprise-wide cyber systems and networks.
  • Ensures system security needs are established and maintained for operations development, security requirements definition, security risk assessment, systems analysis, systems design, security test and evaluation, certification and accreditation, systems hardening, vulnerability testing and scanning, incident response, disaster recovery, and business continuity planning.
  • Provides analytical support for security policy development and analysis.
  • Integrates new architectural features into existing infrastructures, designs cyber security architectural artifacts, provides architectural analysis of cyber security features, and relates existing system to future needs and trends, embeds advanced forensic tools and techniques for attack reconstruction, provides engineering recommendations, and resolves integration and testing issues.
  • May interface with external entities including law enforcement, intelligence and other government organizations and agencies.
  • Managing complex vulnerability remediations and developing novel patch and vulnerability management solutions.
  • Developing cyber solutions and managing a group of cyber architects in development and deployment activities.
  • SME level management and training of IT Security staff on core cyber capabilities.

 

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

 

  • Min 16 years with BS/BA, Min 14 years with MS/MA, Min 10 years with PhD
  • Bachelor’s degree in System Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering Science, Engineering Management, or related discipline.
  • Experience as a SE in programs and contracts of similar scope, type and complexity is required. Demonstrated experience in planning and leading Systems Engineering.
  • Experience with Jira/ Confluence Atlassian tools
  • Experience establishing, managing, and maturing security and compliance programs in federal sector focused on delivering complex Security IT solutions, resolving business challenges through technical implementation.
  • Experience in leading the analysis, assessment, design, and implementation of enterprise Cybersecurity solutions.
  • Experience in partnering with Business Leaders and Product Owners to influence and develop secure product visions and security informed roadmaps.
  • Ability to obtain a Public Trust Clearance.
  • United States Citizen.

 

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

EEO

An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

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Benefits

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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