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Cyber Defense Information Assurance/Security Engineer (Cyber Defense Posture Evaluator)

Columbia, SC 29201
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The Defense group supports the Department of Defense (DoD) mission to keep our homeland and its citizens safe. We provide solutions to improve the Nation's defense by providing software, systems engineering, IT, training and logistics and fleet management solutions.


  • This Cyber Defense Information Assurance/Security Engineer (Cyber Defense Posture Evaluator) is responsible for providing technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems and independently determining and developing approaches to solutions to provide network cyber defense and operate security devices remotely and locally.
  • Secures system configurations and install security tools, scan systems in order to determine compliancy and report results and evaluate products and various aspects of system administration.
  • Provides assistance in computer incident investigations.
  • Performs vulnerability assessments including development of risk mitigation strategies.
  • Develops and completes system security plans and contingency plans and provides assistance in computer incident investigations.
  • Recommends system enhancements to improve security deficiencies.
  • Implements proper backup procedures, walk remote users through backup and restoration actions, and accomplish the same locally.
  • Develops, tests, and integrates computer and network security tools. Prepares Security Test and Evaluation plans.
  • Evaluates different network and enclave configurations with respect to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) 800-53 Security Controls and formulate and execute effective auditing and incident response programs.
  • Responsible for supporting the Risk Management Framework (RMF) Cretification and Accreditation (C&A) process, maintenance, POA&M development and maintenance, authoring RMF Policy/, Procedures, and similar activities.Responsible for compliance, identification of anomalies, and coordination with Signature Management personnel to develop custom host-based signatures to automate the detection of events of interest.
  • Provides general IT management support, general networking, Local Area Network (LAN)/Wide Area Network (WAN) enterprise, CONUS and OCONUS deployment/TDY travel, functional training, technical and general O&M, documentation and reports, and meetings/briefings to support Air Force Central Command (AFCENT) Network Operations and Security Center (NOSC) operations.


  • B.S. in related field, and 5 or more years relevant experience; OR 7 or more years relevant experience.
  • Security+ or CCNA-Sec
  • MCP (Server), MCSD (App Builder), and ITIL Foundation
  • TS with SCI Eligibility

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 - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

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: 2020-10-29 Expires: 2020-11-28

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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