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Sr. Information Assurance/Security Policy Engineer (ATO/RMF)

Grundy, VA 24614

  • Provide consulting for the design, development, and deployment of ongoing assessments, authorizations, and other Information Assurance (IA) initiatives
  • Prepares documentation from information obtained using accepted guidelines (e.g., ATO, RMF).
  • Assess secure development approaches, requirements, and evaluating existing solutions and providing strategic direction towards enhancements
  • Designs, develops and implements security requirements and contingency plans.
  • Conducts security program audits and develops solutions to lessen identified risks
  • Provide continuous monitoring to enforce client security policy and procedures and create processes that will provide increased visibility to system owners on impacts to the security posture
  • Ensure system security measures comply with applicable government policies
  • Monitor configuration management changes and assess the impact of modifications and vulnerabilities for each system
  • Ensure that system security requirements are addressed throughout the system lifecycle
  • Ensure effective controls and processes are in place to maintain a strong system security posture.
  • Evaluates, develops tests, integrates, and enhances security requirements, policy and tools.
  • Perform vulnerability/risk assessment analyses to support Assessment & Authorization (A&A) activities and to develop risk mitigation strategies.
  • Develop, maintain, and facilitate the appropriate closure and remediation of POA&Ms
  • Understand Cloud security and related application security controls.
  • Manage the day to day functions of the Risk Assessment Program.
  • Perform technical testing of controls for assurance and validation of IT asset compliance.
  • Assist security team with remediation planning for current and future security vulnerabilities and ensure identified gaps have been appropriately addressed to mitigate or transfer risks.
  • Ability to communicate with and relate to all levels of management, and technical/non-technical audiences as required.


  • Requires 8 to 10 years in InfoSec with BS/BA or 6 to 8 years with MS/MA or 3 to 5 years with PhD.
  • Active Top Secret clearance required
  • BS in Information Technology or Information Security desired
  • DoD 8570 IAT Level II certification (s) (i.e., CISSP, CISM)
  • Experience with Cloud implementations and environments
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with information security standards, policies and practices NIST SP 800-53 rev4, SP 800-37 rev2, FIPS-199, NIST 800-171
  • Excellent writing, documentation, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience writing information system security documentation (System Security Plans (SSP), Plans of Action and Milestones (POA&Ms).
  • Experience using vulnerability assessment tools (NESSUS, ACAS) and analyzing results
  • Experience using eMASS.
  • Experience designing, developing, implementing, and enforcing security requirements.
  • Expertise preparing Security Test and Evaluation plans.
  • Experience developing security plans and contingency plans.
  • Familiar with developing, testing, configuring, and integrating security tools.
  • Skilled in conducting security audits and developing mitigations to identified risks. Has conducted vulnerability assessments
  • ACAS, EMASS, RMF Process, STIG Scans, IA Requirements

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

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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