Security Specialist

Top Secret/SCI


Government Site

Secondary Location:


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.


We have a compelling opportunity for a Security Specialist to support the Defense Cyber Crime Center (DC3) in Linthicum, Maryland



  • Executes administration and coordination of DC3 security programs to ensure compliance with Defense and DC3 security policies and procedures with minimal supervision.
  • Ensures compliance with security standards and provides guidance and support to staff members concerning all security administrative functions such as personnel security, information, and system security, COMSEC, physical security.
  • Provides administrative security support associated with the receipt, distribution, inventory, reproduction, and disposition of classified material.
  • Reviews applications for security clearances and clearance renewals.
  • Administers and maintains physical security procedures for visitor control, employee identification and safeguard of company facilities, equipment, materials, and employee property.
  • Develops and conducts security briefings and security education programs.
  • Provides oversight for programs for the protection of classified information as well as propriety information.
  • Supervises preparation, transmittal, and receipt of visitor certifications.
  • Investigates losses and security violations and recommends corrective actions.
  • Manages the continuing eligibility program for personnel using e-QIP, Scattered Castles, and DISS (Defense Information System for Security).
  • Periodically inspects the facility to ensure physical security measures.
  • Contributes to development, review, and disposition of standing operating procedures and continuous improvement initiatives.
  • May act as Top Secret Control Officer (TSCO) for projects.
  • Act as team lead
  • Knowledge of Federal and/or DoD security policies and procedures.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills, organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Active/Current TS/SCI security clearance.
  • Minimum of 8 years with BS/BA; Minimum of 6 years with MS/MA; Minimum of 3 years with PhD (additional experience accepted in lieu of degree)

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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