Cyber Systems Engineer

Job Locations US-NC-Raleigh
Req #
Cyber Security
Public Trust

Business Group Highlights

Civilian, State and Local

Perspecta’s Civilian, State and Local segment partners with the U.S. Federal Civilian State and Local governments to provide infrastructure services, business solutions, and digital transformation services that help them achieve policy objectives and integrate citizen-centric services.  


Perspecta has an immediate need for a Cyber Systems Engineer Senior Technical Specialist in Raleigh, NC


CSOC Engineer is responsible for analyzing all relevant cyber security event data and other information sources for suspicious network traffic, attack indicators and potential security breaches; produce reports, assist in coordination during incidents.


In support of the customer's strategic direction, key individuals support the Cyber Security Operations Center (CSOC) employing innovative technologies.  Apply advanced knowledge of information security services/analysis concepts, practices and procedures. Support will include providing oversight and guidance of analysts for detecting and evaluating intrusions.  Determine true threats, false positives and network system mis-configurations and provide solutions to issues detected in a timely manner.  




A BS/BA Degree with 0 to 2 years, or 6 to 8 years no degree.

  • Knowledge of networking protocols and security implications.
  • Knowledge of IP networking and network security including Intrusion Detection.
  • Ensure firewall security standards are met.
  • Extensive Windows, Linux, Database, Application, Web server, etc. log analysis.
  • Trouble ticket generation and processing experience.
  • Extensive experience troubleshooting security reports on Linux, Windows, routers, firewalls, applications, etc.
  • Experience in Incident Response team-performing Tier I/II initial incident triage.
  • Strong verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills to effectively communicate findings, escalate critical incidents and interact with Sec Ops leadership.
  • Must be highly motivated with the ability to self-start, prioritize, multi-task and work in a team setting.


This position requires United States Citizenship and eligibility to obtain a sensitive clearance – Position of Public Trust required.

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 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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