Principal Cyber Systems Engineer – TS/SCI required

Requisition ID: 21009044

  • Category IconCategory: Information Technology
  • Location IconLocation: Schriever AFB, Colorado
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: SCI
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No –Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: No
  • 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. This Cyber Systems Engineer will support Peraton's five year Cyber Defense Engineering and Training II (CDET II) contract with the newly formed U.S. Space Force (USSF). The purpose of the CDET II contract is to provide cyber defense expertise to assigned Space Mission Systems with the goal of improving cyber defense capabilities. Roles and Responsibilities may include:
  • Design, develop, and execute preventative measures to secure and fortify satellite command and control networks.
  • Provide analysis and support for cybersecurity engineering and architecture considerations affecting DoD IT assets used to enable Space Force missions.
  • Provide recommendations for cybersecurity and network hardening (Microsoft Windows and Linux networks) improvements.
  • Provide analysis focused on cyber defense data flows/usage and transactions.
  • Perform technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, and risk analysis.
  • Work performed throughout systems development life cycle to include concept, design, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal.
  • Responsible for analyzing, evaluating, and making recommendation to employ current and emerging technologies, Commercial Off The Shelf (COTS), or Government Off The Shelf (GOTS) software for integration into existing 614th AOC networks.
  • Translate customer requirements into technical solutions.
  • Recommends plans to re-architect assigned Government IT systems to improve cyber resilience.
  • Provide technical solutions to a wide range of complex difficult problems. Solutions must be consistent with organization objectives.
  • Independently determines and develops technical solutions. Frequent customer interaction.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum five (5) years of experience. May consider an additional 4 years of experience in lieu of degree.
  • Minimum 3 years of SIEM, IDS, or IPS maintenance/implementation experience.
  • Must possess an active IAT III certification from the following: CASP+ CE, CCNP Security, CISA, CISSP (or Associate), GCED, GCIH
  • Demonstrated complete understanding and wide application of technical principle, theories, and concepts in the field of cyber security. General knowledge of other related disciplines.
  • Must possess an active TS/SCI security clearance. US citizenship required.
Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act:
  • The yearly compensation range for this role is: Minimum- $ 101,200 to Maximum- $ 151,800.
  • The successful candidate will be offered a yearly compensation that aligns with their individual skills and experience as it directly relates to the position requirements.
  • In addition to the yearly salary, Peraton provides a variety of benefits to include: health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO).
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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  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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