Information Assurance Security Lead

Home, FL, United States


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...

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Peraton is seeking an Information Assurance Security Lead to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. The ideal candidate will support the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)/ Transportation Security Administration (TSA) customer. Additionally, the role will be responsible for providing technical and programmatic Information Assurance Services to internal and external customers in support of network and information security systems. 


Day to Day Work Responsibilities:

  • Designs, develops and implements security requirements within an organization’s business processes.
  • Prepares documentation from information obtained from customer using accepted guidelines such as DITSCAP (DoD Information Technology Security Certification and Accreditation Process) or FISMA (Federal Information Security Management Act).   
  • 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 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. 
  • Requires a Bachelors degree and eight to ten years of related experience performing a wide variety of information assurance and information systems security engineering duties, to include the certification and accreditation of information systems using DIACAP (formerly DITSCAP), NIACAP, NIST SP 800-37, and/or DCID 6/3 frameworks. 
  • Provide expertise applying & implementing the applicable Federal laws, policies & standards, & industry best practices for Incident Response & Cybersecurity Support & other cybersecurity functions, including FISMA, FedRAMP, ISO 27001, & NIST RMF, for secure data control, handling, protection, mitigation, & incident response.
  • Support the system security program by proactively managing Infrastructure systems security risks, vulnerabilities, & compliance with security configurations, guidance, & policies. Perform vulnerability management (e.g., scanning, patching) & remediation, & reporting.
  • Document, deliver, & report on outstanding issues in the Vulnerability Management Remediation POA&M Schedule Compliance Report.


Basic Qualifications:

  • U.S. Citizenship required; must have the ability to obtain and maintain a DHS Entrance on Duty (EOD) clearance.
  • Bachelor’s degree and 5 years’ experience or Master’s degree and 3 years’ experience or HS diploma/equivalent and 9 years experience. 
  • Experience managing schedules, deliver reports and create process to track privileged accounts and training.
  • Working knowledge and experience in Information Assurance.
  • MS Office experience required.
  • Demonstrate general understanding of hardware/software platforms including but not limited to operating systems, databases, application servers, web servers and integration technologies.

Peraton Overview

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.

Target Salary Range

$86,000 - $138,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.
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Tags: Audits Clearance Compliance DIACAP DoD FedRAMP FISMA Incident response ISO 27001 ISSE Network security NIST POA&M Privacy Risk management RMF Vulnerabilities Vulnerability management

Region: North America
Country: United States
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