IT Security Operations Project Manager

IT Security Operations Project Manager


Cloud and Infrastructure Services

Agency Clearance

Telecommute Options:

Remote work allowed 100%

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 worlds 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 cant be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit to learn how were keeping people around the world safe and secure.


The MIDS team is seeking an experienced IT Security Operations Project Manager. This qualified individual will operate, maintain, and guide the development of Peraton delivered security, privacy, and compliance services associated with our continuously expanding role in IRS IT Service Delivery.

Originally signed in 2021, MIDS began as a 10 year, billion-dollar infrastructure hardware as a service contract. Modifications to the contract through 2024 have expanded the managed service operations and maintenance role up the stack to encompass IaaS and a PaaS IOC. Service delivery is expected to continue expanding all the way through data center operations beginning in FY25. MIDS seeks a widely experienced and versatile security and compliance leader with outstanding textual, graphical, and personal communications skills to navigate the transition of a wide range of centrally delivered services with IRS Operations teams and Cyber Security.

What you will do:

MIDS currently operates a security boundary consisting of 75 mixed Windows and Linux monitoring and management application servers supporting the managed service, as well as several hundred storage and resource systems underpinning the entirety of IRS physical and virtual Open Systems across 2 primary and 6 smaller data centers.

  • As the functional ISSO for the MIDS boundary, the MIDS Security Manager is accountable for the secure operation and maintenance of the monitoring and management application systems and the provided technologies.
  • Will pull scan reports from the IRS source, coming to an understanding of the scan findings, documenting the remediation or mitigation plan for the responsible system or application administrator, and tracking findings through disposition.
  • The security manager participates in annual assessments and contingency plan exercises, providing artifacts and documentation as needed by the FISMA security teams of the six General Support Systems to which we contribute technology and operations support.
  • Serves as the MIDS Contractor Security Representative, engaging as required with IRS Leadership, Architecture, Function, and Operations teams as the security, privacy, and compliance subject matter expert and representative of the MIDS and Peraton leadership team.
  • Process MIDS account technology and security changes through the IRS-defined processes, managing schedules, and Peraton team participation. Continuously engages with the MIDS Operations teams activities for situational awareness, works tickets and pitches in wherever needed.
  • The Security manager is a member of the account leadership team, serves as the on-call operations manager in an approximately monthly rotation, works with solutioning and contracts to update and maintain service delivery features, participates in account, sector, and company-wide security community of interest activities, transfers knowledge and participates in solutioning new efforts, etc.
  • The MIDS Security Manager also updates and maintains the MIDS accounts


Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 8 years with BS/BA; Minimum of 6 years with MS/MA; Minimum of 3 years with PhD. Addiitonal years of experience maybe accepted in lieu of the degree
  • Thorough understanding of U.S. Federal government format and legal processes
  • Experience with Windows, Linux/Unix, OpenShift Container platform, & VMWare architecture and administration
  • Researching and developing security vulnerability remediation plans and mitigation strategies, Risk-based decision support, maintaining a POA&M
  • Excellent technical writing skills including previous experience with composing IT Security documents such as System Security Plans, Contingency Plans, Incident Response Plans, & Security Assessment Reports
  • Familiarity with the contents of the following Federal IT Security, Privacy, and Compliance documents:
    • Federal Information Processing (FIPS) 140-2, 140-3, 199, & 200
    • NIST 800 series special publications
    • FedRAMP – Policy Memo, Continuous Monitoring Strategy Guide, Significant Change Policy and Procedures, Vulnerability Scanning Requirements for Containers, etc
  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Must be able to obtain the required MBI Agency clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active MBI Clearance
  • Federal or Government work experience


At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. Were 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.

Target Salary Range

$86,000 – $138,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


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. Were 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