• Perspecta
  • $110,450.00 -163,060.00/year*
  • Vinton , VA
  • Information Technology
  • Full-Time


Every day at Perspecta, we enable hundreds of thousands of people to take on our nation s most important work. We re a company founded on a diverse set of capabilities and skills, bound together by a single promise: we never stop solving our nation s most complex challenges. Our team of engineers, analysts, developers, investigators, integrators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We continually push ourselves to respond, to adapt, to go further. To look ahead to the changing landscape and develop new and innovative ways to serve our customers.

Perspecta works with U.S. government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care, and state and local markets. Our high-caliber employees are rewarded in many ways not only through competitive salaries and benefits packages, but the opportunity to create a meaningful impact in jobs and on projects that matter.

Perspecta s talented and robust workforce 14,000 strong stands ready to welcome you to the team. Let s make an impact together.

Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories


Program Description:
The program provides Systems Engineering and Technical Assistance (SETA) support in the areas of Cyber Security and Management to improve the Information Assurance (IA) posture of a National customer. The contracts support functions are: IA Management, Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) coordination and reporting, Risk Management Framework (RMF) application, IA compliance measurements and metrics, Assessment and Authorization (A&A), Vulnerability Management, and Cyber Defense support.
Position Description:
The Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE) Technical Specialist provides support to the customer in the area of Cyber Security. Daily tasks include, but are not limited to:
Provide analytical and technical security recommendations to the customer
Lead the identification of projects security requirement
Participate in network design reviews and security testing for the customer s networks
Coordinate with system development teams to ensure network security standards are followed and implemented correctly
Identify additional security requirements, based on RMF or as the result of security issues that put the customer s systems at risk
Reviews and analyzes new systems (hardware and software) and provides recommendations concerning system security
Review Security Requirements Traceability Matrixes (SRTMs), System Security Plans (SSPs) and other IA documentation for completeness
Provide A&A and RMF guidance to system owners to ensure accreditation success


Required Qualifications:
Requires 10 to 12 years with BS/BA or 8 to 10 years with MS/MA or 5 to 7 years with PhD.
Current U.S. Government Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility
Favorably adjudicated Polygraph
Bachelors of Science Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) or an advanced IA certification
DoD 8570 certification in IAT or IAM
Experience in security systems engineering involving various computer hardware and software operation systems and application solutions in both stand-alone and LAN/WAN configurations
Experience with security features and/or vulnerability of various operating systems as defined by NIST, DISA (STIGs), and USCYBERCOM
Experience with networks and systems security administration, operation systems security configuration and account management best practices
Experience implementing RMF Process and NIST 800-53 technical controls, as well as developing and maintaining associated certification and accreditation documentation
Desired Qualifications:
Self-starter requiring limited direction and supervision
Experience briefing senior customer personnel
Ability to organize and prioritize numerous customer requests in a fast pace deadline driven environment
Familiarity with Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Familiarity with customer's IA processes
Experience with IA vulnerability testing and related network and system test tools (i.e. retina, HBSS, EVSS, ACAS)
Experience with XACTA
Familiarity with Cross Domain Systems (CDS)
Experience supporting IC or DoD in the Cyber Security Domain

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Associated topics: cybersecurity, identity, identity access management, information security, phish, protect, security, security analyst, security officer, threat

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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