Riverbed. Empower the Experience

Riverbed transforms data into actionable insights and accelerates performance so organizations can deliver a seamless digital experience and drive enterprise performance. Riverbed is the only company with the collective richness of telemetry from network to app to end user, that illuminates and then accelerates every digital interaction. Riverbed offers two industry-leading portfolios: Alluvio by Riverbed, a differentiated Unified Observability portfolio that unifies data, insights, and actions across IT, so customers can deliver seamless, secure digital experiences; and Riverbed Acceleration, providing fast, agile, secure acceleration of any app, over any network, to users anywhere.

Together with our thousands of partners, and market-leading customers globally – including 95% of the FORTUNE 100 –, we empower every click, every digital experience.

About this Position

Title:  Professional Services Performance Consultant

Initial Location: Springfield, VA (Split between Onsite and Remote)
Clearance Level:  TS/SCI
Initial Travel Requirement:  10%
Technology Specialization: SteelCentral, NPM, Network Performance


The position is responsible for scoping, planning/designing, delivering and maintaining systems based on the needs/requirements of the program leadership. Responsibilities will be include but not be limited to the following:

  • Performing a range of analysis to aid requirements tracking, portfolio management, strategy implementation, and capability delivery in support of mission needs.
  • Tracking and managing the delivery, testing, and integration of tools.
  • Assisting in the preparation of responses to tasking/requirements and provide briefings as designated.
  • Performing liaison work with the customer, other contractors and the overall team.
  • Leveraging various tools and programming to create higher level information, including patterns and anomalies from data sources in support of capture efforts.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a technical or business discipline from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Computer Engineering, or related discipline and 9+ years of related experience within cybersecurity, information assurance or related field.
  • Experience managing and supporting system requirements analysis, design, and development activities.
  • Experience and familiarity with performing engineering analysis and issue resolution.
  • Understanding and experience in specifying, collecting, processing and presenting information from potentially several disparate data sets, utilizing data science best practices
  • Must be a confident communicating actionable insights found within data sources, and generating supporting reports and dashboards
  • Minimum DOD 8140/ DOD 8570 IAT Level II Certification (examples include: A+ CE, CCNA-Security, Network+ CE or SSCP)
  • Active TS/SCI

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Riverbed Tools (SteelHead, AppResponse, Profiler, NETIM, NetCollector, NetAuditor, Aternity), Splunk, Cisco, Juniper, Cryptos, Palo Alto, ArcSIGHT, and Nessus
    Vulnerability scanning and RMF
  • Team player and able to work in an open, collaborative, and ideas-driven environments
  • Strong interpersonal and outreach skills
  • Strong self-starter and self-initiator

Why Join Riverbed

Riverbed offers a rewarding experience of working with the best minds in the industry, delivering exceptional network performance and visibility for any application. We are proud of our great culture that continuously fosters innovation, collaboration, and diverse work environments. We remain committed to attracting, developing, and retaining the most diverse group of talent to better serve our customers.

Riverbed is an equal employment opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) employer and provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy or child birth (including breast feeding), sexual orientation, genetics, genetic information, marital status, veteran status or any other basis protected by and in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

As a government contractor, Riverbed is required to ensure that all of its U.S. employees are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 unless a legal exemption applies.  As a result, all Riverbed job offers are expressly conditioned on an individual being fully vaccinated for COVID-19 on or prior to their start date and providing proof of such vaccination unless the individual is legally exempt.

We want people of all backgrounds to see themselves represented and included in our work, so we actively seek to diversify our team and bring more voices to the table.

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