17 hours

Mobility Security Engineer

Chantilly, VA 20151

Peraton is seeking to identify highly motivated and qualifiedindividuals for future opportunities as a Mobility Security Engineer in Reston, VA.

This role will be supporting the Department of Homeland Security and its Continuous Diagnostic and Mitigation (CDM) program. The CDM DEFEND task orders require awardees to improve visibility and security in the mobile environment. In order to meet current standards, Federal agencies have been deploying enterprise mobile solutions, or Mobile Device Management (MDM) platforms.

The CDM Program will first ensure that the participating agencys MDM meets or exceeds CDM-compliant security benchmarks. Once that is accomplished, the Agency mobile security solution will be integrated into the overall CDM scheme, ultimately flowing data up to the CDM Agency Dashboard. This dashboard provides a more complete picture of the agencys security posture by including the growing number of mobile devices with non-standardized platforms and configurations, within their organizations.

The Mobility Security Engineer will work with a highly technical team focusing on integrating next generation cyber security technologies for a strategic federal customer. Activities include hands on administration, implementation and configuration of security tools to enhance the risk posture of customer networks. The candidate will provide subject matter expertise on MDM tools and assist the architects, design engineers and integrators with the data flow from the MDM tools to the CDM Agency Dashboard.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Apply subject matter (SME) technical expertise in implementing efficiencies and creating strategies to better detect and respond to cyber incidents by prioritizing mitigation actions
  • Collaborate and work with a diverse group of security engineers in developing solutions for complex challenges
  • Work closely with engineering and test teams and participate in technical meetings with Agency technical specialists
  • Work with Service Delivery team in developing agency-specific designs and policies to include working directly with agency technical and security SMEs
  • Work closely with customer delivery managers to prioritize daily tasks
  • Participate in technical meetings with customers technical specialists
  • Provide Tier 2/3 support for incidents relating to security tools/solutions
  • Continuously improve customers security deployments and integrate new technologies and services.
  • Assist with systems and tools documentation in support of SELC gate reviews.


A BS in Computer Science, Engineering or related field required; additional experience may qualify candidate in lieu of degree.

  • 5-8 years of experience in general IT operations
  • 5-8 years of experience administering Windows, Linux and/or virtual infrastructure to include installation, configuration and maintenance of enterprise networks.
  • SME level expertise (minimum 3-5 years) in Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) solutions such as: VMWare AirWatch / Workspace One, MobileIron and Citrix XenMobile.
  • Must have demonstrated experience securing enterprise level mobile security
    • Extensive experience (minimum 3-5 years) in implementing and managing boundary defense technologies to include Firewalls, IDS/IPS, DLP, and other. Specific knowledge of Checkpoint, Palo Alto, Cisco and Fortinet firewall appliances.
    • An extensive understanding and experience in implementing static/dynamic testing tools, web and database security assessment tools, for example: IBM Appscan, Fortify, Checkmarx, BurpSuite, Appdetective and Guardium.
    • Experience with SIEM technologies and managing suite of tools to include Splunk Enterprise Security, QRadar, HP ArcSight and LogRhythm.
    • Experience with security technologies relevant to the CDM program to include: IBM BigFix, Tenable Security Center, Forescout CounterAct, Tripwire and Rapid7.
    • Proven ability to work closely with customers network and operations team(s) to resolve issues or security concerns of tools/services.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Ability and initiative to set goals and execute.
    • Ability to work within a team environment with a solid work ethic.

    Preferred Skills:

    • Security relevant certifications: CISSP, CISM, CISA, Security+ or CEH
    • Understanding of federal cybersecurity guidance such as NIST SP 800-37 Guide for Applying the Risk Management Framework to Federal Information Systems: a Security Life Cycle Approach and NIST 800-137 Information Security Continuous Monitoring (ISCM) for Federal Information Systems and Organizations
    • Active DHS Public Trust or DOD Secret or Top Secret Clearance preferred.
    • Understanding of the DHS Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) Program.

    Applicants must be clearable at time of hire. This position requires United States Citizenship and eligibility to apply for/obtain a DHS EOD Clearance. DoD SECRET Clearance preferred.

About Peraton

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the worlds leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our 22,000 employees do the cant be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.

As a government contractor, Peraton 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: 2021-05-12 Expires: 2021-06-10

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