FireEye Subject Matter Expert

Other / Technical
Public Trust



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Flexible for occasional telework – must be local to work location
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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 FireEye Subject Matter Expert Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals.


What you'll do:

 The qualified candidate will develop, support, and maintain FireEye infrastructure and systems. This position will be located in Woodlawn, MD and the candidate should reside close enough to come to office when needed to work a hybrid schedule, when needed.

  • Act as critical member of part of firewall team for major government agency. Must demonstrate experience supporting large enterprise networking structure. 
  • Perform as a network expert and FireEye POC in support of a Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) program
  • Experience in Active Directory, VMware, CISCO and Juniper networks
  • Work onsite with the customer’s technical teams and leadership to build relationships and find ways to leverage and maximize technical investment recommendations
  • Support the contractor team with Agency’s CDM infrastructure program, in all FireEye actions, capabilities, and processes
  • Support as required all CDM initiatives and security policies.
  • Rapidly gain an understanding of the customer’s networks, network configurations, processes, policies, and procedures; the use of FireEye in support of the CDM program.

Responsibilities for this position will include:

  • Develop and support of the FireEye monitoring platform
  • Maintaining current FireEye installation
  • Perform real-time packet capture and historic analysis to inspect and store the inbound and outbound web traffic along with inspection of external emails for malicious content.
  • Perform product updates, upgrades and apply patches to the application and the underlying platform
  • Working with different service owners to logically group individual data points into actionable categories
  • Proactively identifying gaps within the monitoring solution and remediating those gaps
  • Working with service owners to filter irrelevant data and alerts from various FireEye platforms
  • Manage and work in a Virtual and Physical operating system and services environment such as VMWare and Red Hat platform and Dell Physical Server infrastructure.
  • Perform daily system checks, review and respond to events reflected in various management tools, perform server patch management.
  • Notify Government representative of issues involving performance of the application and operating environment.
  • Conduct system audit reviews and perform maintenance functions as required to ensure system health.
  • Demostrate strong oral and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate technical topics to management and non-technical audiences, as well as interface with the customer on a daily basis



Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of relative experience, Master's degree and 3 years of relative experience, or 7 years of relative experience in an IT field in lieu of a degree
  • 3 + years of experience with design, architect and maintain FireEye hardware and software.
  • 3 + years of experience with FireEye CM, NX, AX, EX, and PX
  • Certifications: CISSP or Cisco Certified Internetworking Associate (CCNA).
  • Ability to obtain a position of public trust.
  • US Cititzenship is required.

Target Salary Range

$112,000 - $179,000. 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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