Regional Cyber Security Officer

Beltsville, MD, United States

Peraton

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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Responsibilities

Peraton is current seeking a Regional Cyber Security Officer (RCSO) to become part of Peraton’s Department of State (DoS) Diplomatic Security Cyber Mission (DSCM) program providing leading cyber and technology security experience to enable innovative, effective, and secure business processes. 

 

The Bureau of Diplomatic Security (DS), Directorate of Cyber and Technology Security (DS/CTS), provides quality and timely cybersecurity assessment (CSA) support and assistance to posts worldwide. RCSO's are cyber security consultants and experts whose core function is to support and implement the cyber security policies of the Department of State.

RCSO's secure the Department’s critical information infrastructure by ensuring that classified and unclassified networks are installed, maintained, operated, and secured in accordance with the current Department and U.S. Government regulations. The CSA goals are to objectively determine conformance with regulations; provide post a cohesive and detailed computer and systems security improvement plan; as well as document the constructive results.

 

Location: Beltsville, MD, with support in Northern VA and Washington D.C. 

 

 What you'll do:

 

  • Assist RCSOs remotely and on-site in performing security assessments of classified, unclassified, networked telephone, building management, and other networked systems at assigned posts
  • Prior to and during cybersecurity assessments, monitor assigned posts’ compliance with established operating procedures for data access controls, storage, transmission, and destruction of data
  • Provide technical assistance to RCSOs in support of criminal, counterintelligence, and countermeasures cybersecurity investigations
  • Provide administrative assistance for RCSO technology requests
  • Provide analytical support in reviewing RCSO generated reports for completion, timeliness, accuracy, and follow-on coordination of corrective actions
  • Maintain security tools, RCSO Source assessment checklists, and related servers to include research, testing, and secure configuration of new hardware/software to meet constantly evolving cyber assessment needs
  • Provide remote and on-site scanning and data analysis for Posts systems and DOS programs in support of the RCSO Assessment process at overseas and domestic facilities
  • Assist coordination of RCSO travel, local operating fund budget and equipment budget based on a four-year refresh of hardware and software
  • Position requires up to 50% travel both CONUS and OCONUS.
  • Provide RCSO education planning and coordination of courses and specialized training to meet established program training goals
  • Conduct onsite planning, organization, and administration support for the RCSO In-Service Briefing (held periodically at both domestic and overseas locations)
  • Support specialized projects and other duties as assigned

 

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Qualifications

Required:

 

  • Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 5 years of related experience.
  • Possess or obtain at least ONE of the following certifications prior to start date:
    • CAP, CASP+ CE, CCISO, CCNA-Security, CISM, CISSP (or Associate), CND, CSSLP, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, GSLC, Security+ CE, or SSCP.
  • Experience in network and system administration, tools development and assessing cyber hygiene.
  • Experience maintaining security tools and assessment checklists to include research, testing, and secure configuration of new hardware/software to meet constantly evolving cyber assessment needs
  • Must be able to support up to 50% travel both CONUS and OCONUS
  • U.S. citizenship with the ability to obtain an interim Secret security clearance required prior to start date.
    • The ability to obtain a Top Secret security clearance.

Preferred:

  • Experience with any of the following tools:
    • NMap
    • Splunk
    • Tanium
    • Powershell

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

$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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