Information Systems Security Engineer with Security Clearance

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United States
176000.00 - 282000.00 USD Annual
21 Jun 2024
19 Jul 2024
Employer Sector
Technology, IT & Telecoms
Contract Type
Full Time
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.
Responsibilities The Information Systems Security Engineer/Officer is responsible for supporting Engineering and Operations infrastructure solutions and strategic adherence to all aspects of the Information Assurance (IA) program as stipulated by various U.S. Government requirements including (but not limited to): Director of Central Intelligence Directives (DCID), IC Directive (ICD) 503 and associated NIST publications. Prepares security test and evaluation plans.
Provides certification and accreditation support in the development of security and contingency plans and conducts complex risk and vulnerability assessments.
Analyzes policies and procedures against Federal laws and regulations and provides recommendations for closing gaps.
Recommends system enhancements to improve security deficiencies. Develops, tests, and integrates computer and network security tools.
Secures system configurations and installs security tools, scans systems to determine compliancy and report results and evaluates products and various aspects of system administration.
Conducts security program audits and develops solutions to lessen identified risks.
Provides information assurance support for the development and implementation of security architectures to meet new and evolving security requirements.
Assists in computer incident investigations.
Performs vulnerability assessments including development of risk mitigation strategies.
Prepares Assessment and Authorization (A&A) documents and procedures. Interface with other IA team members, other security disciplines (industrial security, physical security, special programs security, etc.), program personnel, and Government security representatives.Qualifications Minimum bachelor's degree and 8 years of experience
TS/SCI with polygraph security clearance
Track record of progressively responsible information assurance experience in ICD 503 certification and accreditation
ISSE\ISSO shall be compliant with DoD 8140 and any other certification/training required by DoD for role
Minimum IAT Level III certification
Must maintain required technical and security training relative to cybersecurity duties, in accordance with DoD instruction 8510.01, Risk Management Framework for DoD Systems, NIST Special Publication 800–53, Recommended Security Controls for Federal Information Systems and Organizations and DoD Directive 8570.01–M, IA Workforce Improvement Program
ISSE/ISSO must have certifications and/or comprehensive hands–on technical experience in the technology area(s) of their assigned system(s) in order to effectively carry out their duties
Familiarization with NIST Special Publication 800–37 Revision 1, Guide for Applying the Risk Management Framework to Federal Information Systems , Committee on National Security Systems Instructions (CNSSI) 1253, and NIST SP 800–53 Revisions 3 and 4, SP800–39, SP 800–30
Target Salary Range $176,000 – $282,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors. SCA / Union / Intern Rate or Range EEO An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran. Our Values Benefits 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
Life & Disability Insurance
Career Development
Tuition Assistance and Student Loan Financing
Paid Parental Leave
Additional Benefits
Medical, Dental, & Vision Care