Cybersecurity Analyst (DCO Watch)

Cyber Security
Top Secret/SCI


Offutt AFB

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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.


Peraton has an immediate need for Cybersecurity Analysts (DCO Watch) in Bellevue, NE. The Cybersecurity Analyst (DCO WATCH) role will be onsite and supports the ITCC II contract at USSTRATCOM. This position requires US Citizenship, open to upgrade or sponsorship for a DOD TS/SCI clearance


What you’ll do:


Provide Defensive Cyber Operations Watch support in the following areas:

  • Protect the confidentiality, integrity & availability of the customer’s data
  • Monitor networks for anomalous activity, network intrusion attempts and possible misconfiguration
  • Utilize SIEM to detect, analyze, and respond to network defense alerts and incidents
  • Initiate incident response & handling, and assist with forensic analysis
  • Monitor and use network security systems to include Firewalls, IPS/IDS, review SNORT rules and alerts
  • Use network forensics tools, network flows, collection/display systems, network replay devices, among other network defense software and tools
  • Maintain a 24/7 work schedule; and meet Department of Defense CND certification requirements
  • Document daily events accurately with details and brief coworkers and leadership on events
  • Review, interpret, log and act upon cyber intelligence reports as necessary
  • Review and investigate potentially malicious SPAM

What you'll need:

  • Meet DoD 8570 requirements for IAT-II w/ CSSP Incident Responder certification within 4-months
  • DoD Top Secret clearance with SCI elgibilty.
  • Strong desire to learn and work in a live Network Operations and Security environment
  • Willingness to work shifts to provide 24/7/365 operations support
  • Windows Administration skills
  • Microsoft Office user skills
  • Basic use of Command line interface
  • 4+years’ experience in Network Administration, Systems Administration and/or Network Security
  • BS & 5 years, MS & 3 years, PHD & 0 years, or in lieu of degree, 9 years of commensurate experience in a DoD environment 

 Desired Qualifications:

  • Degree in Information Technology
  • CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+)

Target Salary Range

$86,000 - $138,000. 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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