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Cyber Security Architect/Engineer - Entry Level (Cybersecurity Engineering)

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.


  • The Cyber Security Architect/Engineer - Entry Level (Cyber Security Engineering) is responsible for installing, configuring, maintaining, and managing security devices to include but is not limited to Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS)/Intrusion Prevention System (IPS), ArcSight Enterprise Security Manager (ACAS) and associated Virtual Private Network (VPN) equipment/configurations.
  • Reviews STIGs compliance for changes and implement in accordance with policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for supporting methods to detect and prevent intrusive activities and providing the capability to filter sensor traffic and alerts reporting activity.
  • Resolves network issues and performs actions necessary to ensure IDS/IPS sensors are collecting and reporting network activity.
  • Responsible for conducting network security monitoring and intrusion detection analysis using selected security tools, including but not limited to, IDS/IPS, firewalls, proxy, router, Endpoint Security Manager (ESM), Logger, Fidelis, Host Base Security System (HBSS) and ArcSight logs.
  • Supports the establishment of VPNs between sites for protected communications.
  • Responsibile for troubleshooting and fault isolation to ensure network connectivity to the sensor equipment.
  • Diagnoses and resolves end user problems and ensuring the end users adhere to the proper security policies and procedures.
  • Supports reports and trend analysis documentation development on bandwidth, network architecture, as well as network security incidents.
  • Assists in developing countermeasures to isolate, contain and prevent intrusive actives and secure.
  • Provides general IT management support, general networking, Local Area Network (LAN)/Wide Area Network (WAN) enterprise, CONUS and OCONUS deployment andTDY 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.


  • Associates in related field and 3 or more years experience; OR 5 or more years of relevant IT experience.
  • Firewall experience
  • CEH
  • MCSA, Network+ CE, Firewall, and ITIL Foundation

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: 2020-10-20 Expires: 2020-11-19

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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