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Command Center Watchstander

Norfolk, Virginia, United States
December 05, 2018


Every day at Perspecta, we enable hundreds of thousands of people to take on our nation’s most important work. We’re a company founded on a diverse set of capabilities and skills, bound together by a single promise: we never stop solving our nation’s most complex challenges. Our team of engineers, analysts, developers, investigators, integrators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We continually push ourselves to respond, to adapt, to go further. To look ahead to the changing landscape and develop new and innovative ways to serve our customers.

Perspecta works with U.S. government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care, and state and local markets. Our high-caliber employees are rewarded in many ways not only through competitive salaries and benefits packages, but the opportunity to create a meaningful impact in jobs and on projects that matter.

Perspecta’s talented and robust workforce 14,000 strong stands ready to welcome you to the team. Let’s make an impact together.

Perspecta has an immediate need for a Command Center Watchstanderin Norfolk, VA.

Perspecta has an immediate need in our US Public Sector group for an Command Center Watchstander in Norfolk, VA.

Oversight of lifecycle for Government Directed Actions to ensure implementations are completed in accordance with established timeframes. Ensure real time information exchange of operational, critical situations, and disaster preparedness to operational customer. Assist with and occasionally hosts business continuity restoration calls. Utilize internal systems to report incidents to leadership.

Take escalations if any alerts/events are identified by monitoring analysts as significant and requiring action. Perform initial assessment and triage on the criticality and impact of events and engages the appropriate processes and personnel if escalation outside OC is required. Ensure the Watch Officer is apprised of all details regarding an event or incident in order that the issue can be assigned the appropriate priority based on scope and impact. Assist with the creation of PowerPoint slide decks as needed.

Provide support to Site Operations and other external organizations through the use of problem resolution skills and independent decision making. Maintain timely (5 minutes or less) response to network infrastructure warning, critical and fatal event alert notices. Responsible for generating well-documented Critical Incident Reports for leadership.

Evening shift:

6pm EST to 6am EST

Sunday thru Tuesday, every other Wednesday OR

Thursday thru Saturday, every other Wednesday


Education and Experience Required:

•CompTIA Security+ CE Certification, or higher,

•DoD SECRET Clearance,

•Must be able to work on-site


•Degree (technical field); may hold Bachelors degree

•4 years experience supporting a large-scale networks or data centers

•Excellent expert-level written and verbal communication skills.

•Ability to Communicate Technical Information to Peers, Leaders, and Project Managers

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