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Information Assurance Engineer III

Company: Peraton
Location: Arlington
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Peraton Overview

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the worlds 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 22,000 employees do the cant be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.

As a government contractor, Peraton abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).


Requires 12 to 15 years with BS/BA or 10 to 13 years with MS/MA or 7 to 9 years with Ph.D.

Experience designing, developing, implementing, and enforcing security requirements.

8+ years expertise preparing Security Test and Evaluation plans.

Has provided certification and accreditation support.

Experience developing security plans and contingency plans.

Familiar with developing, testing, and integrating security tools as well as configuring and installing the tools. Skilled in conducting security audits and developing mitigations to identified risks. Has conducted vulnerability assessments.

Requires DoD 8570 IAT Level II certification

Requires Secret clearance.

Prefer AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional OR Azure Solutions Architect - Expert certification


Support the Army Enterprise Cloud Migration Agency as a member of the Cybersecurity Engineering and Compliance Support team.

Tasks include:

Support the Risk Management Framework (RMF) process,

Assist in developing RMF documentation for customers and application owners as well as for the cloud framework and shared services.

Review and make recommendations of customer RMF documentation as required and assist the authorizing official (AO) with the authorization of the cloud framework.

Bring expertise in different cloud service models (i.e., IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS) and their respective security implications and provide recommended security controls and policies for each environment.

Provide support on building incident response plans for applications hosted in Army approved commercial clouds.

Support defining all stakeholders in the incident response process.

Provide support to Army customers in the cloud with requests for information on the policies that pertain to incident response.

Prepares documentation from information obtained using accepted guidelines (RMF, etc)

Prepares Security Test and Evaluation plans and provides C&A support.

Analyzes policies and procedures against established laws and regulations and provides recommendations for closing gaps.

Conducts security program audits and develops solutions to lessen identified risks.

Evaluates, develops and enhances security requirements, policy and tools.

Performs vulnerability assessments including development of risk mitigation strategies.

Mentors mid-level and junior staff.

Provides technical and programmatic Information Assurance Services to internal and external customers in support of network and information security systems.

Provides assessment and authorization (A&A) 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.

Keywords: Peraton, Arlington , Information Assurance Engineer III, Other , Arlington, Virginia

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