Staff Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE) -Polygraph

Requisition ID: 21004870

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Annapolis Junction, Maryland
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Polygraph
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No –Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10 % of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

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, we are a trusted provider of highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies, including the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, Department of Health and Human Services, and NASA. Every day, our 10,000 employees do the can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

Peraton is seeking Information Systems Security Engineers (ISSE) to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals located at Annapolis Junction. Our security professionals support a wide range of systems and programs to ensure confidentiality, integrity, and availability of key infrastructure.      

Educational / Years of experience required:
• BS Degree is required. An additional 4 years of experience on projects with similar processes may be substituted in lieu of degree.

Core Competencies:
To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below
• 11+ years of relevant cyber security/systems security engineering experience.
• Experience leading projects or project teams
• IASAE Level 2 compliance - ISC(2) CISSP certification
• Reviews and supports certification and accreditation documentation within NIST 800.53, NIST RMF and NISCAP
• Able to generate system or network designs that encompass multiple enclaves, including those with different data protection or classification
• Can recommend system-level solutions to resolve security requirements

Security Clearance: US Citizenship with active TS/SCI w/Polygraph

Preferred Requirements:
Candidates with these skills will be given preferential consideration.
• Experience reviewing technical security assessments of computing environments to identify points of vulnerability, or non-compliance
• Experience with security planning, assessment, risk analysis, and risk management
• Master’s degree in a technical or security discipline with 10 years of experience. 4 years of additional cyber security or information assurance experience may be substituted in lieu of degree.
• Capable identifying overall security requirements for the proper handling of customer data
• Designs or builds IA into systems deployed to operational environments   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.

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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.


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We offer an array of benefits to give you the support you need, including matching 401K, tuition assistance, health insurance and wellness options, coaching, mentoring and more.