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Cyber Defensive Operations Engineer II

Fort Meade, MD 20755
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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.



Skills with Cyber Warfare techniques, methods, and processes.

Experience configuring and maintaining Splunk or Suricata intrusion detection systems.

Experience utilizing Kibana to develop tools for security analyst

Experience performing in-depth analysis of security logs and network traffic.

Experience detecting, monitoring, analyzing, and mitigating cyber threats.

Familiarity with CJCSM 6510.01B.

Edu/Exp: HS +11-14 Years, BA/BA 5-10 Years, or MA/MS +3-6 Years.

Stongly prefer:

1. Experience using scripting languages such as Python or Perl

2. Experience developing Gitlab

3. Advanced understanding of Linux and Windows operating systems.

4. Understanding of MITRE Attack Framework

5. Experience utilizing Logstash

Prefer: DoD 8570.01-M IAT Level II (CCNA Security, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, Security+CE, or SSCP) or higher

Clearance: TS/SCI with CI Polygraph

Work at Ft Meade, MD will be normal duty/hours of M-F, 0800-1700, with surge support as required.

Duty location is Building 310 at Fort Meade.


Cyber Defense Infrastructure Support Specialist conducting cybersecurity analysis and support to Army Cyber Command for the Joint Mission Operations Center (JMOC).

Tasks include:

-Assist in the design and implementation of new technology to support the Commands information objectives (e.g., mobile applications, Network Transformation, Network Integration etc.).

Provide technical writing and editing support for command and public information publications.

-Conduct research and evaluates technical performance of software products and overall segments and systems. Ensure systems comply with requirements and IA standards.

-Leverage analytics to improve the user experience and optimize performance of web sites.

-Develop and update assessments and plans, coordinate Component staff reviews and inspections, acquire enabling items for supporting approved plans, input and maintain data sheets in either an automated system or legacy format, and conducting liaison on behalf of Component equities.

-Verifies/validates systems with specific emphasis on network operations and cyber warfare tactics, techniques, and procedures focused on the threat to information networks.

-Produce papers, presentations, recommendations, and findings for the government.

-Provide technical support for hardware/software installations, upgrades, configuration, and optimization.

General Tasks: Provides feedback to design engineers and evaluates end-to-end systems and systems-oriented products through their entire life cycle. Working as expert, conducts research and evaluates technical performance of software products and overall segments and systems. Ensures products and systems comply with requirements and government information assurance and cyber security standards and practices through formal verification methods. Verifies/validates systems with specific emphasis on network operations and cyber warfare tactics, techniques, and procedures focused on the threat to information networks. Assesses performance using evaluation criteria and technical performance measures. Prepares assessments and cyber threat profiles of current and planned products based on sophisticated testing, research, and analysis. Participates in design reviews of components (hardware and software) to ensure applicability to the current system and traceability of requirements. Reviews test plans/procedures and ensures they verify/validate the requirements. Develops and maintains analytical procedures to meet changing requirements. Produces high-quality papers, presentations, recommendations, and findings for senior US government intelligence and operations officials.


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Posted: 2021-06-28 Expires: 2023-07-05

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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