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IT Security Specialist

Washington, MA 01223
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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.


Perspecta has an immediate need for anIT Security Specialistin Washington, DC

  • Manage and support, with direction, the day-to-day operations of an Incident Response Team.
  • Communicate with customers and affected users to identify, diagnose, trouble shoot and resolve incidents.
  • Conduct regular scanning of mobile and hardware devices in an isolated lab environment.
  • Analyze scanning results of devices and communicate results to Incident Response Team Lead.
  • Track, document and communicate with team members to facilitate multiple incidents, investigations and/or activities.
  • Document and update as needed, program processes and workflows to align with changes to the IT environment, IT Security best practices and to support customer needs.
  • Communicate any potential impacts and/or risks to the IT environment as result of an incident to decision-makers with recommendations.
  • Support NASA-related meetings and IT Security working groups as required.
  • Recommend and implement process improvements as necessary to facilitate team and stakeholder collaboration and improve cybersecurity operations.


A Bachelor's Degree is required. Will consider years of experience and/or certifications in lieu of Degree.

  • Two years of experience working incident response and/or cyber security, preferably in a Federal workspace.
  • Experience in a customer facing role, where customer satisfaction is highly prized.
  • Experience working independently on complex projects.
  • Experience working in a team-based environment.
  • Familiarity with NIST Special Publications (SP) 800-53, and 800-37.
  • Outstanding written and oral communications and presentation skills.
  • Ability to take complex issues and distill information, ideas and concepts to essential elements.
  • United States Citizenship with a clearable background.

Technical Requirements:

  • Familiarity with multiple operating systems, specifically Mac OSX, Windows and/or various versions of Linux.
  • Experience with the operations of the major web browsers in the marketplace specifically Safari, IE/Edge, Firefox, and Chrome.
  • Knowledge of incident response products in the marketplace such as Blacklight, FTK, Encase, Intella, etc.
  • Experience with IT security products such as Dell KACE, IBM Big Fix, Splunk, etc.
  • Security Certifications preferred, including Security+
  • MCP or A+ certification preferred.
  • Network+, MCSE, CCNA and other technical certifications highly desired (may consider as substitute for MCP or A+ requirement).

For more information, visit www.perspecta.com.

Perspecta Values:

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

If you are looking for challenges in a pleasant and international work environment, then we definitely want to hear from you.

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 just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

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

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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 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 contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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Posted: 2019-09-14 Expires: 2019-10-14

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