Cyber Security Engineer

Virginia Beach, VA, 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 qualified individuals to join our team to provide engineering support for Cyber Situational Awareness (SA), Cyber Command and Control (C2), Mission Assurance, and Homeland Defense. This position is full-time on-site at Dam Neck in the Virginia Beach, VA area.



This includes conducting Agile software engineering in a Development, Security, and Operations (DevSecOps) environment, performing Cloud architectural design, operation, and administration functions, and cyber security and Risk Management Framework (RMF) support. Also included are rapid design, development, test, deployment, maintenance and operation of specific software and hardware capabilities to meet current Cyber Defensive needs. 


As our Cyber Security Engineer you will have the opportunity to:

  • Provide technical and programmatic Information Assurance Services to internal and external customers in support of network and information security systems.
  • Design, develop and implement security requirements within an organization’s business processes. Prepares documentation from information obtained from customer using accepted guidelines such as RMF (Risk Management Framework).
  • Prepare test plans.
  • Provide assessment and authorization (A&A) support in the development of security and contingency plans and conducts complex risk and vulnerability assessments.
  • Analyze policies and procedures against Federal laws and regulations and provides recommendations for closing gaps.
  • Develop and completes system security plans and contingency plans.
  • Recommend system enhancements to improve security deficiencies.
  • Develop, test and integrate computer and network security tools.
  • Secure 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.
  • Conduct security program audits and develops solutions to lessen identified risks.
  • Develop 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.
  • Evaluate, develop and enhance security requirements, policy and tools.
  • Provide assistance in computer incident investigations.
  • Perform vulnerability assessments including development of risk mitigation strategies.


  • Requires 5 years with BS/BA . Four years of relevant experience will be considered in lieu of a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Shall have a minimum of one year of cybersecurity experience
  • Demonstrated experience with performing STIG implementation
  • Demonstrated experience performing vulnerability assessments with the Assured Compliance Assessment Solution tool
  • Demonstrated experience remediating vulnerability findings to include implementing vendor patches on both Linux and Windows Operating systems
  • US Passport 
  • Ability to travel up to 25% with the USA.
  • Minimum certification as 541 at the Basic level per DOD 8140.01, or successor
  • IAT Level II Certification (Security+)
  • Secret clearance



  • Systems hardening experience


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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Country: United States
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