Security Specialist




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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.


Peraton has an opening for a Security Specialist in our Tampa, Florida office. The candidate must be self-driven and results-oriented team player capable of effective multi-tasking. As the Security Specialist, you will be responsible for assisting with compliance of all security programs at the office.


The Security Specialist will be responsible for the following: 

  • Assist in the day-to-day operations of the Security Program, collaborating in developing a security program that enables the business with the following actions:
    • Verifies security clearance status for visitors and potential new employees, and subcontractors.
    • Assists with the Personnel Security program and security clearance process for employees through DISS and other customer databases.
    • Assists with the Physical Security program and document control accountability.
    • Assists with providing security-related briefings and training required by NISPOM (32 CFR) and client.
    • Assists with providing foreign pre/post travel briefings in accordance to government requirements.
    • Assists with the preparation and reporting of derogatory information as directed by the customer.
    • Uses SIMS to track all the security disciplines that are overseen at this facility.
  • Ensures the proper preparation and review of draft/original/revised DD254s.
  • Tracks status of contracts and provide updates to the Security Administrator Supervisor.  
  • Assists with self-inspections and DCSA Vulnerability Assessments of programs.
  • BS/BA degree, or equivalent security experience, to include 2+ years of security office administration and facility security experience.
  • 2+ years of experience using government security regulations, manuals, and processes, to include the NISPOM, NISPOM Supplement, DCSA security manuals, and OPSEC principles in a mid-to-large Federal Contractor.
  • Current DCSA Facility Security Officer Certification from CDSE. 
  • Active Secret security clearance

 Preferred Experience:

  • Prior security experience supporting SIPRNet
  • Self-driven and results oriented, capable of effectively working multiples tasks
  • Excellent verbal and written communications
  • Experience leading a security team
  • Proficient with DISS and SIMS
  • Proficient with Microsoft Suite


Target Salary Range

$66,000 - $106,000. 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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