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Regional Cyber Security Analyst, ARLINGTON | MD-BELTSVILLE, VA

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Regional Cyber Security Analyst

Job Locations

US-VA-Arlington | US-MD-Beltsville

Requisition ID


Position Category

Cyber Security


Top Secret


Citizen Security & Public Services


Peraton is looking for a Regional Cyber Security Officer (RCSO) to become part of Peraton’s Department of State (DoS) Diplomatic Security Cyber Mission (DSCM) program providing leading cyber and technology security experience to enable innovative, effective, and secure business processes.   Bureau of Diplomatic Security (DS), Directorate of Cyber and Technology Security (DS/CTS), provides quality and timely cybersecurity assessment (CSA) support and assistance to posts worldwide. RCSO’s are cyber security consultants and experts whose core function is to support and implement the cyber security policies of the Department of StateRCSO’s secure the Department’s critical information infrastructure by ensuring that classified and unclassified networks are installed, maintained, operated, and secured in accordance with the current Department and U. S. Government regulations. The CSA goals are to objectively determine conformance with regulations; provide post a cohesive and detailed computer and systems security improvement plan; as well as document the constructive results The RCSO role will be in Beltsville, MD with support in Northern VA and Washington D. C.    What you’ll do:Assist RCSOs remotely and on-site in performing security assessments of classified, unclassified, networked telephone, building management, and other networked systems at assigned postsPrior to and during cybersecurity assessments, monitor assigned posts’ compliance with established operating procedures for data access controls, storage, transmission, and destruction of dataProvide technical assistance to RCSOs in support of criminal, counterintelligence, and countermeasures cybersecurity investigationsProvide administrative assistance for RCSO technology requestsProvide analytical support in reviewing RCSO generated reports for completion, timeliness, accuracy, and follow-on coordination of corrective actionsMaintain security tools, RCSO Source assessment checklists, and related servers to include research, testing, and secure configuration of new hardware/software to meet constantly evolving cyber assessment needsProvide remote and on-site scanning and data analysis for Posts systems and DOS programs in support of the RCSO Assessment process at overseas and domestic facilitiesAssist coordination of RCSO travel, local operating fund budget and equipment budget based on a four-year refresh of hardware and softwarePosition requires up to 50% travel both CONUS and OCONUS. Provide RCSO education planning and coordination of courses and specialized training to meet established program training goalsConduct onsite planning, organization, and administration support for the RCSO In-Service Briefing (held periodically at both domestic and overseas locations)Support specialized projects and other duties as assigned #DSCM2022


Basic Qualifications- To be considered for this position, you must at minimum meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:  Required Qualifications:Bachelor’s degree and at least 9 years of related experience. 4 additional years of experience can be used in lieu of degree requirement.  US Citizenship with the ability to obtain an interim Secret clearance is required and the ability to obtain a Top Secret security clearance. Possess or obtain at least 1 of the following certifications before start date: CASP+ CE, CCNA Cyber Ops, CCNA-Security, CCNP-Security, CEH, CFR, CISA, CISSP (or Associate), Cloud+, CySA+, GCED, GCIA, GCIH, GICP, or SCYBER. Experience in network and system administration, tools development and assessing cyber hygiene. Experience maintaining security tools and assessment checklists to include research, testing, and secure configuration of new hardware/software to meet constantly evolving cyber assessment needsMust be able to support up to 50% travel both CONUS and OCONUSPreferred Qualifications:Experience with any of the following tools:NMapSplunkTaniumPowershellBenefits: At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We’re fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way.  

Peraton Overview

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s 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 employees do the can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

Target Salary Range

$112,000 – $179,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

Peraton / Equal Opportunity Employer / 2023-138598 JBPRT 


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