Security Architect

Cyber Security



Secondary Location:


Telecommute Options:

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’s DSCM program encompasses technical, engineering, data analytics, cyber security, management, operational, logistical and administrative support to aid and advise DoS Cyber & Technology Security (CTS) Directorate.  This includes protecting a global cyber infrastructure comprising networks, systems, information, and mobile devices all while identifying and responding to cyber risks and threats. 


Peraton is currently seeking an experienced Security Architect to become part of Peraton’s Department of State (DoS) Diplomatic Security Cyber Mission (DSCM) program providing leading cyber and technology security experience to enable innovative, effective and secure business processes. 


Location: Rosslyn, VA. This is a hybrid role. 


In this role, you will:

  • Define and design/enhance security architecture and security systems.
  • Collaborate with Application, Data & Infrastructure teams to architect, design and implement security solutions.
  • Define and document security standards and direct implementation of standards and guidelines.
  • Perform security audits and security reviews in compliance with Federal Government regulations and implement remediation.
  • Create and manage the Security Risk plan.





  • Bachelor’s in Science degree and 14 years of relevant security experience; 12 years with Masters; 9 years with PhD. An additional 4 years of experience can be substituted in lieu of degree.
  • Possess or be able to obtain before start date at least ONE of the following certifications: 
    • IAT Level II
    • IAT Level III 
  • Active Secret security clearance required to start with the ability to obtain/maintain a final Top Secret security clearance.


Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Conducting Industry reviews.
  • Experience writing white papers.

Target Salary Range

$190,000 - $304,000. 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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