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Junior Cyber Security Specialist

Location Patuxent River, United States
Posted 04-October-2021
Peraton Overview

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.


Peraton is looking for a Junior Cyber Security Specialist to join our team in Patuxent River, MD. The ideal candidate shall assist in providing security during the development stages of software systems, networks, and data centers. This position is contingent upon contract award.

Responsibilities for the Junior Cyber Security Specialist include:

* Search for vulnerabilities and risks in hardware and software.
* Assist in managing and monitoring any attacks and intrusions.
* Recognize the potential threat or attempted breach by closing off the security vulnerability.
* Build firewalls into network infrastructures.
* Develop security systems, analyze current systems for vulnerabilities, and handle all cyber-attacks in an efficient and effective manner.


Required Qualifications:

* AA or AS degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Business, Mathematics, Management or Relevant Technical Discipline. CompTIA Security+ certification.
* At least three (3) years of experience performing duties similar to at least one (1) duty found in the Junior Cyber Security Specialist description.
* Shall have or be able to obtain a Secret or up to a Top Secret Security Clearance. On certain Task Orders Secret Clearance with a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) will be required for Special Access Programs (SAP).

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