Engineer Systems III / Cyber Persona

Cyber Security
Top Secret/SCI with Poly


Fort Meade

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Telecommute Options:

No remote/telework allowed
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About Peraton

Peraton is a next-generation national security company that 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, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can’t be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.


Are you looking for an Engineer Systems III / Cyber Persona role?


This is what you'll get to do: 

  • Develop, create, disseminate, and deliver content/observables into the
    information environment to achieve operational objectives
  • Analyze, track, and understand the information environment, specifically in the cyber-persona layer of cyberspace
  • Analyze, track and understand targets and target audience segments to support planning for cyber or information operations
  • Gain,maintain, and employ social engineering tradecraft
  • Gain, maintain, and employ working knowledge of relevant culture, language, geography, history, and other societal factors
  • Analyze an individual's elements of personality through DISC or 5-Factor Model
  • Analyze psychosocial needs, elements of personal history, likes/dislikes, culture, religion, and personal proclivities of a conversational counterpart
  • Build a step-by-step interpersonal communications/engagement plan incorporating needs, personal history, elements of personality, and likes/dislikes to approach an online counterpart
  • Understand and deliberately utilize proprietary rapport-building strategies and techniques to create needs-based relationships of trust with a conversational counterpart
  • Build an effective and highly credible cross-platform social media presence in order to engage conversational counterparts from specific demographics
  • Utilize persuasive communications techniques to influence conversational counterparts
  • Maneuver effectively in social media to build credible online presence in specific
    virtual/online spaces
  • Active/Current Top-Secret/SCI with polygraph
  • 10 years recent (since 2010) work experience in the following work roles (or a combination of the following that totals a minimum of 10 years recent work experience), listed in order of preference: cyber persona operations, human intelligence analysis or operations, information operations, signals intelligence analysis, or all-source intelligence analysis
  • Has completed Joint Information Operations Planner’s Course (JIOPC) or equivalents such as Intermediate
    Marine Air-Ground Task Force (MAGTF) Information Operations Planner’s Course (IMIOPC), the Advanced MAGTF IO Planner’s Course, or Army Deception Planner’s Course (ADPC) and Army’s IO Planner’s Course (AIOPC)


Target Salary Range

$112,000 - $179,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.
SCA / Union / Intern Rate or Range


An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

Our Values


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.

  • Paid Time-Off and Holidays
  • Retirement
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Career Development
  • Tuition Assistance and Student Loan Financing
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Additional Benefits
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Care
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