• Information Assurance/Security Policy Engineer Technical Specialist

    Location US-CA-Campbell
    Job ID
    # of Openings Remaining
    Software Development
    Residency Status
    U.S. Citizenship Required
    Employee Type
    Time Type
    Full Time
  • Overview

    Every day at Perspecta, we enable hundreds of thousands of people to take on our nation’s most important work.  We’re a company founded on a diverse set of capabilities and skills, bound together by a single promise: we never stop solving our nation’s most complex challenges.  Our team of engineers, analysts, developers, investigators, integrators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions.  We continually push ourselves—to respond, to adapt, to go further.  To look ahead to the changing landscape and develop new and innovative ways to serve our customers.


    Perspecta works with U.S. government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care, and state and local markets. Our high-caliber employees are rewarded in many ways—not only through competitive salaries and benefits packages, but the opportunity to create a meaningful impact in jobs and on projects that matter. 


    Perspecta’s talented and robust workforce—14,000 strong—stands ready to welcome you to the team. Let’s make an impact together.

    Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories


    Job Description

    Perspecta is seeking an experienced Cyber Security Engineer.  The candidate will be responsible for documenting and improving the security posture of our applications and their Operating Environments.  Security must be compliant with the DoD’s Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIG).  All work is performed using the Risk Management Framework (RMF) process.  Securing of the systems is conducted using scripts which are distributed to the numerous locations where our products reside.  This position requires a strong understanding of cybersecurity risks and the ability to communicate those to both the customer and developers. A strong background in scripting languages, primarily PowerShell, is desired.


    • Manage the documentation of systems compliance with Risk Management Framework (RMF)
    • Work with Program Management and Application Engineering to improve the security posture of Perspecta applications and systems
      • Develop and groom a backlog of security work items
      • Manage the implementation of the work items to continually improve the security posture of Perspecta systems
    • Advise System Engineering on design decisions that affect security
      • Virtualization and Container security
      • Network security
      • Web and Database security
    • Work with NAVAIR customer on submission of accreditation packages to security accreditor


    Job Qualifications

    • Demonstrated experience in implementation and maintenance of RMF compliance
      • Strong familiarity with STIG to include interpretation of the STIGs, evaluation of compliance, and documentation of risk and mitigations
      • Conversion from DIACAP to RMF experience preferable
      • Experience supporting CCRIs preferable
    • Experience working with Microsoft and LINUX products
    • Experience developing a security plan
    • Knowledge of current issues and solutions for defense and Commercial Industry security techniques
    • Familiarity working in an Agile development environment adhering to DEV/OPS principals
    • Preference given for active certification in Security+, CISSP, or other equivalent security certifications
    • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree and 8 years of experience implementing security. Extended years of relevant security experience may be used in place of a degree
    • Prior military service and active Security Clearance desirable



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