4 hours

IDAM Engineer - Senior

Herndon, VA 20170
Business Group Highlights

Civilian, State and Local

Perspectas 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 aSeniorIDAM Engineerin Herndon, VA.

Provide feedback to design engineers and evaluates end-to-end systems and systems-oriented products through their entire life cycle. Work as expert, conduct research and evaluate technical performance of software products and overall segments and systems. Ensure products and systems comply with requirements and government information assurance and cyber security standards and practices through formal verification methods.

Verify/validate systems with specific emphasis on network operations and cyber warfare tactics, techniques and procedures focused on the threat to information networks. Assess performance using evaluation criteria and technical performance measures. Prepare assessments and cyber threat profiles of current and planned products based on sophisticated testing, research and analysis.

Participate in design reviews of components (hardware and software) to ensure applicability to the current system and traceability of requirements. Review test plans/procedures and ensure they verify/validate the requirements. Develop and maintain analytical procedures to meet changing requirements. Produce high-quality papers, presentations, recommendations and findings for senior US government intelligence and operations officials.

The Senior IDAM Engineer is responsible for the integration and hands-on implementation of new capabilities and managing existing capabilities for federal agencies in support of the CDM project or customer requirements. The IDAM Engineer will work closely with architects, engineers and integrators to assess customer requirements and to design and extend capabilities offered by the SailPoint and CyberArk or similar customer solutions to support dashboard data requirements. Additionally, will serve as a trusted adviser, providing subject matter expertise, guidance and best practice recommendations.



A BS degree with 10-12 years experience or a MS degree with 8-10 years experience. In lieu of a degree, equivalent combination of certificates, personal experience and years of related work experience will be considered.

  • 5-8 years of experience in Information Technology.
  • 3-5 years of hands-on experience with the design and implementation of IDAM tools (e.g., SailPoint IdentityIQ, CyberArk, CA PAM)
  • Experience with Microsoft SQL Server or other relational databases, relational data models, developing SQL queries and stored procedures.
  • Strong analytical skills to enable effective troubleshooting.
  • Experience with implementing and managing enterprise device types, operating systems (Windows and UNIX) and knowledge of UNIX security including SUDO, Active Directory and Windows domain management including group policy objects and remote access methods and related protocols.
  • Basic understanding of scripting/coding using languages such as Java, Python, Bean Shell, Powershell, BASH.
  • Experience leading technical discussions with internal and external customers.
  • Experience provisioning and de-provisioning accounts, groups, entitlements and roles.
  • Experience with 3rd party tool integration using APIs and Database connections.
  • Ability to troubleshoot wide-ranging issues that cross team boundaries (OS, hardware, network, storage, firewall, COTS layers, customer access/authentication).
  • Knowledge of integrated security system architecture.
  • In-depth experience with general IT security concepts, network security and monitoring practices/methodologies.
  • Experience presenting material to senior management level and proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications.
  • Ability to learn and implement new tools as required, for example: Forescout CounterAct, McAfee ePO EP and Application Control, Rapid 7, Carbon Black, Tenable SCCV, Splunk, Red Hat FUSE, Venafi, CyberArk, CA-PAM, RSA Archer, IBM Big Fix and/or other security tools in support mission objectives as necessary.

Preferred Skills:

  • 1-3 years of experience with Identity and Access Management solutions.
  • Minimum of 1-3 years of experience with Privilege Access Management solutions.
  • Experience integrating IAM solutions with Active Directory, LDAP directories, databases, HRIS Systems and web applications.
  • Experience with web services to include RESTful and SOAP APIs.
  • FISMA-related security standards and best practices.
  • Cloud solutions experience to include Amazon Web Services (AWS), VMware Cloud, Microsoft Azure, etc.
  • Knowledge of CDM goals and objectives.

This position requires United States Citizenship and capability of attaining DHS Suitability and Public Trust 6C Clearance or above. Active Secret clearance or above is preferred.

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 sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations 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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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2019-11-14 Expires: 2019-12-13

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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