IT Audit Advisory Consultant/FISCAM SME

Herndon, VA, United States

Full Time Clearance required USD 112K - 179K


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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Embark on a rewarding journey as an IT Audit Advisory Consultant/FISCAM SME with Peraton, where your talent will play a crucial role in supporting a robust, worldwide national intelligence program. We specialize in mission application design, development, engineering, and integration services for the U.S. Intelligence Community. As a recognized leader in Cybersecurity, Digital Transformation, Cloud Solutions, Operations, and Engineering, Peraton is committed to delivering exceptional technology services in defense of our nation.


Here's why you should consider joining our team:

  • Mission Significance:

    • Peraton's mission is to provide mission-critical solutions that enhance national security. Your work will directly contribute to this vital mission.
  • Industry Leadership:

    • Join a team of professionals with over a decade of experience in developing and sustaining mission-critical and mission-essential applications. We are at the forefront of supporting warfighters, defense planners, and policymakers.
  • Impactful Role:

    • Your expertise will support warfighters and interagency partners in their efforts to defend America's national security interests.
  • Professional Growth:

    • We are committed to investing in your professional growth and development, offering competitive compensation, challenging opportunities, and a clear path for career advancement.
  • Comprehensive Benefits:

    • Your well-being and your family's well-being are our priorities, and we demonstrate this through our paid benefits.
  • Position Description:

    As an IT Audit Advisory Consultant at Peraton, you will be part of a dynamic team working to establish and drive sustainable and auditable financial and IT processes as part of Financial Improvement and Audit Readiness (FIAR) activities. Your responsibilities will include:

    • Designing, developing, and implementing corrective action plans (CAPs) for self-identified deficiencies (SIDs) and external Independent Public Accountant (IPA) findings.

    • Conducting CAP validation testing to ensure the successful remediation of identified deficiencies.

    • Performing baseline review assessments, such as FISCAM, to evaluate system readiness and address identified deficiencies.

    • Monitoring, tracking, and reporting on the status of IT CAPs and third-party risk management, including service providers.

    • Developing risk-based approaches to prioritize IT findings.

    • Providing advisory services for Risk Management Framework (RMF) activities, supporting system team IT control implementations in alignment with financial management overlays.

    • Integrating leading practices for IT audit remediation to enhance overall efficiency and effectiveness.

    If you are an Information Assurance professional ready to take on challenges, advance your career, and make a meaningful impact, we invite you to join our team. At Peraton, your expertise will be valued, and your contributions will play a vital role in supporting our country's defense and intelligence missions.


    Minimum of 8 years with BS/BA; Minimum of 6 years with MS/MA; Minimum of 3 years with PhD


    Required Qualifications:

    • Active TS/SCI clearance adjudication, and ability to pass a poly
    • Bachelor’s degree with 8+ of professional IT experience. an additional 4 years of expereince my be considered in lieu of a degree. 
    • Ability to learn IT general controls (ITGC), Financial Information System Control Audit Manual (FISCAM), and National Institute of Standards and Technology Special Publication (NIST) 800-53v4
    • Ability to understand IT audit finding recommendations to translate those requirements to functional/technical stakeholders
    • Ability to understand business processes in order to develop and implement new controls to mitigate or remediate identified IT audit gaps


    Desired Qualifications: 

    • Excellent attention to detail, organizational skills, and ability to multitask
    • Strong verbal and written interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills
    • Experience with effective policy, instruction, and development for Federal or DoD Information Security Programs
    • Experience with performing Security Control Assessment in compliance with NIST SP 800- 37, NIST SP 800-53, NIST SP 800-53A, and other NIST 800 guide series
    • Experience with risk analysis and assessment determinations incorporating system/mission owner, and unique operational constraints
    • Experience with Xacta
    • Experience with CSAM


    Peraton offers enhanced benefits to employees working on this critical National Security program, which include heavily subsidized employee benefits coverage for you and your dependents, 25 days of PTO accrued annually up to a generous PTO cap and participation in an attractive bonus plan

    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.

    Target Salary Range

    $112,000 - $179,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.
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    Tags: Audits Clearance Cloud Compliance DoD Monitoring NIST NIST 800-53 PhD Risk analysis Risk management RMF TS/SCI

    Perks/benefits: Career development Competitive pay Health care Salary bonus

    Region: North America
    Country: United States
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    Category: Consulting Jobs

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