Information Assurance/Security Engineer for Peraton in Colorado Springs, CO (*salary disclosed in listing)

February 2, 2023 | Job Postings

As an Information Security Engineer, you will work hands on to assess and harden the mission systems to meet DISA compliance.  You will work with the team to develop automated STIGing capabilities utilizing a combination of PowerShell, automated checklist scanning tools, and DevSecOps build pipelines enabling the organization to improve our overall security baseline while reducing the manual checks required.

This work includes but is not limited to:

  • Perform automated and manual STIG scans
  • Develop and remediate POAMs
  • Provides technical and programmatic Information Assurance Services to internal and external customers in support of network and information security systems.
  • Design, develop and implement security requirements within an organization’s business processes.
  • Prepare documentation from information obtained from customer using accepted guidelines such as RMF (Risk Management Framework).
  • Provide assessment and authorization (A&A) support in the development of security and contingency plans and conducts complex risk and vulnerability assessments.
  • Analyze policies and procedures against Federal laws and regulations and provides recommendations for closing gaps.
  • Develop and complete system security plans and contingency plans.
  • Recommend system enhancements to improve security deficiencies.
  • Secure system configurations and install security tools, scan systems in order to determine compliancy and report results and evaluates products and various aspects of system administration.
  • Conduct security program audits and develops solutions to lessen identified risks.
  • Develops strategie to comply with privacy, risk management, and e-authentication requirements.
  • Provide information assurance support for the development and implementation of security architectures to meet new and evolving security requirements.
  • Evaluate, develops and enhances security requirements, policy and tools.
  • Provide assistance in computer incident investigations.
  • Perform vulnerability assessments including development of risk mitigation strategies.
  • Other duties as assigned

At a minimum should have a bachelor’s degree of Computer Science or a related science in engineering or scientific field of study from an accredited college or university. A minimum of five years experience, of which at least three (3) must be specialized experience including system security analysis and implementation; design assurance or testing for INFOSEC products and systems; integration or testing for INFOSEC products and systems is required. A MS degree in a related field may be substituted for one (1) year of experience. A PhD in a related field may be substituted for an additional two (2) years of experience.

  • Active TS/SCI clearance
  • IAT level II certification or higher (

Desired Experiences: 

  • STIGing multiple technologies (Windows, AD, VMware, RHEL, CISCO, DNS, Palo Alto, etc.)
  • STIGing tools (SCAP Compliance Checker, STIGViewer, Evaluate-STIG, Vulnerator)
  • McAfee ePO and Army Enterprise System Security (AESS)
  • eMASS
  • Fortify Source Code Analysis and application security
  • Risk Management Framework (Categorization, Controls, Implementation, Assessment, Authorization, Continuous Monitoring)
  • PowerShell or other scripting languages
  • AWS cloud security

Peraton Overview:
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 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 employees do the can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

Salary Range:

*Salary Minimum: $57,500 Salary Mid: $115,000 Salary Maximum: $143,800 The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position, and is just one component of Peraton's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, Peraton provides a variety of benefits to employees.

An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

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