20 hours

Information Systems Security Engineer

Washington, DC 20004
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Civilian, State and Local

Perspectas Civilian, State and Local segment partners with the U.S. Federal Civilian State and Local governments to provide infrastructure services, business solutions, and digital transformation services that help them achieve policy objectives and integrate citizen-centric services.


On behalf of Perspecta Enterprise Solutions, this position will support one of our Government clients for infrastructure services that includes cloud, security, network, program management, and operations and maintenance. This position will support the infrastructure Dedicated Cloud services in support of IT Modernization efforts. This includes supporting legacy applications and databases and continuing to consolidate disparate Legacy IT Enterprise capabilities and enhancing the underlying infrastructure to support the legacy applications, and provide a cloud native/centric environment for all new IT projects and objectives. This is a senior level position that requires someone with good leadership and hands-on experience managing a large and complex IT environment. Working as expert and in collaboration with other team members to ensure the stability and operational efficiency of the infrastructure environment.Produces high-quality papers, presentations, recommendations, and findings for senior US government intelligence and operations officials.


Requires 10 years experience or BS/BA with a minimum 6 years experience.

It is required that the Information Systems Security Engineer has the following qualifications and experience:

  • Providing security systems and tools management related to on premise, cloud and hyrid cloud technologies.
  • Investigating and analyzing existing cloud structures and creating enhanced security methods that will enhance the security of cloud-based environments.
  • Managing and executing technologies and processes that affect assigned global Information Protection capability, such as issue identification and resolution, documentation, integration with other tools, gap resolution, gap assessment, and continuous improvement of the capability.
  • Keeping the infrastructure current, making recommendations, and participating in the implementation and continuous improvement of technologies and services for the agencies information security domains.
  • Providing guidance on security strategies, processes, response and technologies to security operations and other teams.
  • Providing support on Incident Response for security incidents.
  • Developing business cases and presentations on information security technologies for presentation to the agency.
  • Advising and supporting project teams, application owners, and other Information Security teams on information security controls.
  • Experience in the analysis, design, development, and operation of security applications, shell scripts, tests, and infrastructure automation capabilities in an advanced security context.
  • Ability to work well in cross functional team of analysts, engineers, infrastructure and data teams to achieve continuous improvement in cyber defense/resilience.
  • Experience in preparing, maintaining and updating security documentation, policies, processes and controls including Information Security Governance.
  • Performing and responding to both internal and external security audits
  • Expertise in cyber security, firewalls, network security, virtualization, cloud services, information assurance, Linux, UNIX, security information and event management (SIEM), application security, security engineering, and security architecture.

It is strongly preferred that the Engineer has the following qualifications:

  • Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) certification
  • Security Plus Certification
  • Certified Ethical Hacker CEH Certification
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is anAA/EEOEmployer - All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2020-12-02 Expires: 2021-01-01

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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