Cyber Systems Engineer SR


Job Description

Job Description

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.


The Cyber Security Engineer deploys and maintains security tools within our client’s environments.

Conduct routinely scheduled vulnerability assessments on all client operations center and TIC assets. 

Work alongside the federal lead or federal Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) in ensuring all system vulnerabilities are reported and migrated and support preparation for audits as required. Operate, maintain, and administer existing security tools installed within the TIC and client network, assist with installation of new security tools into the infrastructure.

Conduct preventative and scheduled maintenance for security tools to include but not be limited to release management, upgrades / patches / change packages (enhancement /fixes), and problem reports; and maintain documentation with updates to system configuration completing required changes and fixes.

Monitor, maintain and report on security systems performance; and conduct performance tuning, troubleshooting and root cause analysis and benchmarking in accordance with established procedures. 

Support research and security classification verification activities of incident discovered on the TIC and client infrastructures.

Ensure support for Agiliance RiskVision, TippingPoint, and NetWitness

Investigator / Informer products for the client tools stack. Including engineering, administration and content development. 

Ensure support for Palo Alto firewalls, Lancope Stealtwatch, FireEye, Malware Analysis products for the TIC tools stack. Including engineering, administration and content development. 


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

5 years of Systems Engineering experience

Experience working with the some or all of the following technologies: Snort, Splunk, ArcSight, Fireye, Lancope-StealthWatch Security & Netflow management systems, Linux (Red Hat, CentOS), Microsoft SQL Server Versions, Oracle, MySQL, RiskVision.Security Center 4, SolarWinds Orion, SAM,Wireshark and packet capture technologies and analysis.

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 sector—from investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering. 

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nation’s 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 an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories. 

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