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Digital Forensics Engineer

2024-146441
Other / Technical
Top Secret

Location:

Chantilly
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VA

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Telecommute Options:

Flexible for occasional telework – must be local to work location
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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 world’s 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 can’t be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit peraton.com to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.

Responsibilities

Peraton is looking for a Digital Forensic Analyst to support one of our longstanding customers. This autonomous role supports active operations and presents the candidate with cutting edge challenges in the digital forensic arena. This rewarding position will be responsible for the deep dive analysis on a variety of types of media. The candidate will be expected to support cases involving intrusion/compromise, malware, user technical profiling and other tasks, as required. This customer promotes a relaxed environment and understands the importance of work/life balance.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors or equivalent work experience in Computer Science, Forensic Science or related fields
  • Minimum of 8 years with BS/BA; Minimum of 6 years with MS/MA; Minimum of 3 years with PhD
  • 4 years conducting digital forensics on a variety of media, including Windows, OS X, Linux, Android and iOS
  • Experience writing Technical Reports, detailing results of analysis
  • Experience with EnCase, FTK, X-Ways, Axiom, Forensic Explorer, Cellebrite and other forensic tools
  • Experience identifying and analyzing malware and its correlated artifacts of execution/persistence
  • Experience analyzing mobile devices
  • Experience with volatile memory analysis
  • 200 hours of formalized training in the areas of computer science, forensics, etc.
  • Active Top Secret Clearance with SCI eligibility

Preferred Additional Skills

  • One or more related certifications such as a SANS Digital Forensics track certification such as the GCFE, GCFA or GREM, EnCE, or certifications from Magnet Forensics
  • Knowledge of a programming or scripting language


Benefits:

Peraton offers enhanced benefits to employees working on this critical National Security program, which include heavily subsidized employee benefits coverage for you and your dependents, 25 days of PTO accrued annually up to a generous PTO cap and eligible to participate in an attractive bonus plan.

Target Salary Range

$112,000 - $179,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.
SCA / Union / Intern Rate or Range

EEO

An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

Our Values

Benefits

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