SITEC - Cloud Security Engineer - Ft. Liberty

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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 requires Cloud Security Engineers to support the Special Operation Command Information Technology Enterprise Contract (SITEC) – 3.  Positions are located at the SOCOM Headquarters at MacDill, AFB FL, and at the TSOC and Component locations in the United States and abroad. 


The purpose of the Special Operations Forces Information Technology Enterprise Contract (SITEC) 3 Enterprise Operations and Maintenance (EOM) Task Order (TO) is to provide USSOCOM, its Component Commands, its Theater Special Operations Commands (TSOCs),and its deployed forces with Operations and Maintenance (O&M) services to maintain Network Operations (NetOps); maintain systems and network infrastructure; provide end user and common device support; provide configuration, change, license, and asset management; conduct training, and perform Install, Move, Add, Change (IMACs) services. The responsibilities and tasks associated with each requirement play a pivotal role to USSOCOM, the CIO/J6 organization, and ultimately the end-user who operate around the globe 24x7x365.

The Cloud Security Engineer will have an active role in helping design, plan and implement secure cloud migrations as well as adopt new cloud technologies to support business and project needs. The Cloud Security Engineer must be a highly technical individual who is expected to serve as the subject matter expert (SME) on the Microsoft Azure, Office 365 and AWS platforms. The Engineer will need to be able to anticipate and lead the response to cyber threats, attacks and vulnerabilities and lead and perform risk analysis for vulnerabilities, incidents and change management requests. The Cloud Security Engineer will need the ability to quickly analyze large amounts of often conflicting data and make sound decisions in extremely stressful situations. The Engineer will have in depth experience with enterprise security controls including malware protection, firewalls, intrusion detection systems, content filtering, internet proxies, encryption controls, and log management solutions.

Typical duties include but are not limited to:

  • Gathers and understands internal customer requirements to develop reliable, secure solutions
  • Researches new cloud technologies/configurations to continually improve security
  • Develops, test and implement plans for new designs/configurations
  • Presents ideas in business and user-friendly language
  • Prioritizes and execute tasks with minimal supervision
  • Designs, implement and operate of enterprise information security service capabilities and functions in large scale, technically complex organizations.
  • Works as part of a team and independently with limited supervision and guidance
  • Prioritizes work, meet deadlines, lead, mentor and train others
  • Some positions may require shift work and/or an ability to work a non-standard work schedule to support the USSOCOM mission



Education and Experience:


HS 9-11, BS 5-7, MS 3-5, PhD 0 years of experience.  Significant relevant experience will be considered in lieu of formal education.


DOD Top Secret Clearance or higher is required.

  • Minimum of 3 years working with/implementing cloud solutions such as Azure, AWS, Google, O365, Adobe and Okta.
  • Expereince with RedHat cloud related products such as OpenShift and Kubernetes.
  • Experience working on the Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS)
  • 5 years of security focused experience
  • CompTIA Security+ required
  • Preferred:  Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) OR Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) OR Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) OR Information Systems Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP) OR Information Systems Security Engineering Professional (ISSEP) OR CISSP OR CCSP OR CCSK and AWS Certified Solutions Architect OR Microsoft Certified Azure Solutions Architect OR Certified Cloud Professional/Architect



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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