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Information Assurance/Security Engineer

Company: Peraton
Location: Chantilly
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Responsibilities:We are currently seeking an Information Assurance/Security Engineer to support our Space & Intel customer. The Skyfire Program, a Space Domain Awareness (SDA) Indications and Warning (I&W) system, establishes a repository of resident space objects (RSOs), finds RSOs of interest, and provides data to ground operators. Located in Chantilly, VA, the Skyfire team uses: programmatics, sensor modeling, and system engineering expertise to deliver this world-class SDA I&W system.What you'll do:This hands-on technical position requires an ideal candidate to work tasks with minimal supervision under the direction of the Information Assurance team lead.Provides technical and programmatic Information Assurance Services to internal and external customers in support of network and information security systems.Designs, develops and implements security requirements within an organization's business processes.Prepares documentation from information obtained from customer using accepted guidelines such as RMF (Risk Management Framework).Prepares test plans.Provides assessment and authorization (A&A) 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 (ICD-503, NIST 800-53 and CNSS 1253 security controls).Develops and completes system security plans and contingency plans. 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 in order 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.Develops strategies to comply with privacy, risk management, and e-authentication requirements.Provides information assurance support for the development and implementation of security architectures to meet new and evolving security requirements.Evaluates, develops and enhances security requirements, policy and tools. Provides assistance in computer incident investigations. Performs vulnerability assessments including development of risk mitigation strategies.Minimal travel ( Qualifications:Required Qualifications:An active TS/SCI clearance with polygraphBachelors degree with 8+ years of experience; OR Masters degree with 6+ years of experience; OR PhD with 3+ years of experience; OR high school diploma/ GED with 12+ years of experienceMust have related security engineering experience serving as a Security Engineer designing, implementing, and supporting software architecture development in accordance with software assurance requirementsCurrent in at least one DoD 8570/8140 IAT certifications (Level 1 IAT or higher)Experience implementing and designing Access and Identity Management solutions, auditing (Splunk) and systems monitoring, vulnerability management (Nessus), HBSS, AWS Cloud computing and servicesExperience with government RMF and accreditation processesLinux and Windows engineering experienceDesired Qualifications:Master's degree (or the equivalent) in a technical fieldTwo (2+) years of experience in the Intelligence Community with systems engineering focusBenefits: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.SISMGS

Peraton Overview:Peraton 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 and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our employees do the can't be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.Salary Range: Salary Minimum: $57,500 Salary Mid: $115,000 Salary Maximum: $143,800 The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position, and is just one component of Peraton's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, Peraton provides a variety of benefits to employees. EEO Tagline (Text Only): An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

Keywords: Peraton, Chantilly , Information Assurance/Security Engineer, Engineering , Chantilly, Virginia

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