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Cybersecurity Configuration Engineer

Company: Peraton
Location: Arlington
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

Responsibilities:Peraton is looking for a qualified Cybersecurity Configuration Engineer to become part of our 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. Peraton's DSCM program encompasses technical, engineering, data analytics, cyber security, management, operational, logistical and administrative support to aid and advise DoS Cyber & Technology Security (CTS) Directorate. This includes protecting a global cyber infrastructure comprising networks, systems, information, and mobile devices all while identifying and responding to cyber risks and threats. Those supporting Peraton's DSCM program strive to leverage their expert knowledge and propose creative solutions to real-world cybersecurity challenges.The Cybersecurity Configuration Engineer role will be located in Rosslyn, VA. This role supports the Security Standards & Baselines (SSB) section within the TIE Office.Position Description:Promote awareness of security issues among management and ensure sound security principles are reflected in organizations' visions and goals.Research security threat vectors and participate in government and industry conferences and training that impact existing standards and/or principles and provide information to customer on potential impact.Create bulletins, alerts, and/or advisories related to published or developmental standards and/or security principal documents.Ensure that rigorous application of information security/information assurance policies, principles, and practices are implemented in the delivery of all IT services.Evaluate a wide array of existing, new, modified, and/or emerging technologies and develop recommended security configuration baselines documents that implement Departmental policy, technical security solutions, and industry best practices in alignment with Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) as much as possible.Actively participate in respective change review and control boards, providing written and verbal recommendations.Respond to various technical and policy questions from a wide range of customers/users with guidance and clarifications.Promote awareness of cybersecurity standards and principles among the customer stakeholders, coworkers, and the Department users.Collaborate with fellow team members and various internal and external stakeholders to share information and knowledge to establish and maintain a productive line of communication.Streamline processes to improve efficiency of Mission goals.Manage information and updates in SharePoint repositoriesKeep awareness of items involving fellow team members to provide back up support and coverage as needed.

Qualifications:Basic Qualifications - To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 2 years' experience required. An additional 4 years of experience may be substituted in lieu of degree.Minimum of an active Secret security clearance required.Minimum of 2 years' experience developing and executing research plans.Minimum of 2 years' experience working with Windows Server on an enterprise level.Minimum of 2 years' experience managing Active Directory in a multi-domain environment.CASP+, CCNA, CISSP, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, Sec+, SSCP, or related technical certification required.Desired Qualifications -Experience with:Server/application virtualization on an enterprise levelRed Hat Enterprise Linux servers on an enterprise levelEngineering/maintaining database infrastructure including SQL and OracleActive Directory Federation Services (ADFS), Azure, Active DirectoryDeveloping and managing virtualized IT systemsNetworking technologiesConfiguration and/or administrating enterprise mobile device deploymentsPeraton 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: $40,000 Salary Mid: $80,000 Salary Maximum: $100,000 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, Arlington , Cybersecurity Configuration Engineer, Engineering , Arlington, Virginia

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