Research Security Analyst

Requisition ID: 21010191

  • Category IconCategory: Security
  • Location IconLocation: Woodlawn, Maryland
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Position of Public Trust
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No –Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: No
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 2

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 Civil and Health Sector is seeking a Research Security Analyst to support the Social Security Administration located in Woodlawn, MD.   Description of Work:
  • Analyzes alerts and associated cases to make a determination on the specific alert.
  • Reviews transactions in multiple systems as well as input from other sources.
  • Provides input on training models as appropriate.
  • Able to work independently with little management oversight.
  • Other tasks as assigned to include technical writing, reporting, metrics, etc.
  • Participates in meetings and events representing the customer and Peraton.
  • Documenting case analysis and closure in the case tool.
  • Supporting customer to create and update processes, procedures and standard practices implemented to certify reviews.

Basic Qualifications: Minimum knowledge, skills, abilities needed.

This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below. This requisition may be filled at either a level 2 or a Level 3.   Level 2 Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree and 4 years of relevant experience, or Master’s Degree and 2 years of relevant experience, or 8 years of relevant experience in lieu of a degree.
  • 3 years of analytical skills experience in analysis related field(s) such as fraud detection, research or similar disciplines OR 3 years of experience working as Analyst conducting case analysis
  • 3 years of combined experience in the following:
      • Knowledge of audit principles
      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including ability to prepare reports and associated metrics  
      • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy.
      • Ability to understand and monitor audit irregular trends and be able to present to upper management.
      • Ability to analyze cases logically and make rational data driven decisions.
  • 3 years of experience writing customer deliverables, including daily case documentation.
  • 2 years of experience with research tools used for fraud identity and verification, authentication, device authentication.
  • 2 years of experience working in a professional office setting and interacting with customers
  • Must be US Citizen or US Permanent Resident (Green Card holder).
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a US Public Trust clearance.
  Level 3 Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree and 7 years of relevant experience, or Master’s Degree and 5 years of relevant experience, or 11 years of relevant experience in lieu of a degree.
  • 5 years of analytical skills experience in analysis related field(s) such as fraud detection, research or similar disciplines OR 3 years of experience working as Analyst conducting case analysis
  • 5 years of combined experience in the following:
      • Knowledge of audit principles
      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including ability to prepare reports and associated metrics  
      • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy.
      • Ability to understand and monitor audit irregular trends and be able to present to upper management.
      • Ability to analyze cases logically and make rational data driven decisions.
  • 4 years of experience writing customer deliverables, including daily case documentation.
  • 3 years of experience with research tools used for fraud identity and verification, authentication, device authentication.
  • 3 years of experience working in a professional office setting and interacting with customers
  • Must be US Citizen or US Permanent Resident (Green Card holder).
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a US Public Trust clearance.
  Preferred Qualifications:
  • Prior Federal Government/Government/large scale corporate professional working experience.
  • General knowledge of cyber security and information security concepts.
  • Proven ability to adapt to new technologies and ability to learn skills necessary to complete job.
  • Possess the creative problem-solving abilities necessary to suggest new methods of analysis and prevention.
  • Prior SSA experience a plus.
  • Experience with process flow documentation creation, presentation and conducting trainings.
  • Excellent ability to effectively interface with the team and other stakeholders.
  • Self-starter, highly motivated individual, and a team player who adapts to a dynamic work environment

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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