Cybersecurity Process Engineer

Top Secret/SCI with Poly



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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 hiring a Cybersecurity Process Engineer to join our Cyber Mission business unit in Fort Meade, Maryland.

As a Process Engineer on our team, you will support one of the largest enterprise-wide engineering contracts within the Intelligence Community. This is a full-time position requiring 1880 hours of support per year; and work is performed at a customer location. As a Cybersecurity Process Engineer on our team, you will provide Process Engineering support to the Agency’s Cybersecurity Directorate. In addition, you will:

  • Develop the plans for process assessments,
  • Work closely with the project team members to determine organizational readiness for assessment as well as in conducting assessments,
  • Coordinate and schedule process assessments,
  • Lead assessment teams in conducting both formal and informal assessments,
  • Analyze assessment results and make improvement recommendations,
  • Lead Process Improvement effort utilizing CMM/CMMI or other similar process models,
  • Interpret and promote the use of process improvement best practices, and
  • Ensure processes are established and documented to support the application and institutionalization of sound systems engineering discipline and continuous process improvement.

Individual Capabilities/Experience Required:

  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, or Education from an accredited school or university is required.
  • Ten (10) years of experience with Process Improvement on programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required. Experience is to include, within the last ten years, five years of experience in facilitation, training, methodology development and evaluation, process engineering across all phases of acquisition identifying best practices, change management techniques, organizational development, activity and data modeling, or information system development methods and practices. Four additional years of process engineering experience may be substituted in lieu of a qualifying Bachelors degree. 
  • Position requires TS/SCI clearance with polygraph.

Individual Capabilities/Experience Desired:

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills.
  • Flexible/easily adaptable within a dynamic work environment that may require surge efforts.
  • Familiarity with the requirements management process from the beginning to the end.
  • Good analytical skills.
  • Able to:
    • Work independently as well as within a team setting to complete assigned tasks within expected schedule.
    • Work with top-level government management and to work as a team member.
    • Prioritize projects/tasks based on government requirements.
    • Break down complex problems and offer solutions and or recommendations for a way forward.
    • Create process and or procedure documents. (i.e., Flow charts, Check list, SOPs, etc.)
    • Manage multiple projects.

Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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Peraton offers enhanced benefits to employees working on this critical National Security program, which include heavily subsidized employee benefits coverage for you and your dependents, 25 days of PTO accrued annually up to a generous PTO cap and eligible to participate in an attractive bonus plan.

Target Salary Range

$146,000 - $234,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.
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An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

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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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