Investigation Analyst

Cyber Security
Top Secret/SCI



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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 to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.


The Investigation Analyst will become part of Peraton's Department of State (DoS) Diplomatic Security Cyber Mission (DSCM) program providing leading cyber and technology security experience to enable innovative, effective and secure business processes. Peraton's DSCM program encompasses technical, engineering, data analytics, cyber security, management, operational, logistical and administrative support to aid and advise Dos Cyber & Technology Security (CTS) Directorate. This includes protecting a global cyber infrastructure comprising networks, systems, information, and mobile devices all while identifying and responding to cyber risks and threats. Those supporting Peraton's DSCM program strive to leverage their expert knowledge and propose creative solutions to real-world cybersecurity challenges.

The Investigation Analyst role will be located in Rosslyn, VA. This role supports the Operational Threats & Analysis (OTA) Team.


The customer requirement requires every employee to be onsite for the first 90 days. After the 90 day period, a hybrid schedule may be offered.

What you'll do:

  • Audit insider threat activities.
  • Recommend strategies for assessing inappropriate use of the Department's networks; research and recommend tools for monitoring employee computer use and assessing user behavior.
  • Provide support to DS criminal investigators.
  • Perform in-depth log analysis to determine trend, patterns, and suspicious activity.
  • Interface and coordinate with other U.S. Government, Intelligence Community, and Law Enforcement organizations performing insider threat auditing.



Basic Qualifications: To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:

  • Bachelor's Degree and a minimum of 9 years' experience required or a master's Degree and a minimum of 7 years of experience. An additional 4 years of experience may be used in lieu of degree.
  • Ability to obtain Top Secret/SCI security clearance is required, can start with an active Secret or above clearance.
  • Possess ONE of the following certifications or be able to obtain before start date: CASP+ CE, CCNP Security, CEH, CFR, CHFI, CISA, CISSP (or Associate), Cloud+, CND, CySA+, GCED, GCIH, GICSP, or SSCP.
  • Experience performing threat analysis.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with digital evidence acquisition, user activity monitoring and technical analysis.

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


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. 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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