10 hours

Security Engineer Sr - Palo Alto

Atlanta, GA 30303
Business Group Highlights


The Health group provides solutions to help government healthcare agencies lower administrative costs, reduce fraud and abuse, and improve the quality of services for individuals. We also provide analytics that combine clinical knowledge with big data technology and techniques to transform petabytes of data into meaningful solutions for our customers.


Security Engineer, Sr Palo Alto


Setup, Configure, and Maintain Palo Alto perimeter defense appliances
Utilize Panorama with strategic development of policies, rules, NATS, and security profiles
Implement network security policies
Monitor, secure, and communicate network vulnerabilities and attack vectors for diverse stakeholders
Provide extensive knowledge of Gigamon, Palo Alto Firewalls, FireEye, Sourcefire, Lancope Stealthwatch, or RSA NetWitness security tools.
Train users on the use of the tool as appropriate.
Deliver, monitor, and support production applications
Technical advisory role in implementation and architecture design
Assist in threat detection activities across teams
Maintain system documentation
Tune system performance

In depth knowledge of Information Security risk, security controls, and industry best practices with a minimum of 3 years relevant experience
General understanding of a risk based assessment approach.


Requires 5 to 8 years with BS/BA or 3 to 5 years with MS/MA or 0 to 2 years with PhD.

or an Associates (Technical) and 8+ years, or 10 years experience in lieu of degree.
Certifications such as CySA+, CEH, SSCP, GICSP, CFR, CCSIP, CCNA-Security, EC Council C|ND, GSEC desired
Experience configuring and administering Palo Alto Firewalls
Familiar with computer networking concepts and protocols, and network security methodologies.
Risk management processes (e.g., methods for assessing and mitigating risk).
Familiar with laws, regulations, policies, and ethics as they relate to cybersecurity and privacy.
Cybersecurity and privacy principles.
Cyber threats and vulnerabilities.
Specific operational impacts of cybersecurity lapses.
Data backup and recovery.

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: 2020-07-05 Expires: 2020-08-03

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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