Mobile Forensic Analyst

Cyber Security
Top Secret



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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.


Peraton is looking for a Mobile Forensic Analyst in support of the Cyber Threat Analysis Division mission. 


Location: Arlington, VA; Hybrid work schedule possible; 3 days per week on-site required after onboarding process is complete.


The Cyber Threat Analysis Division (DS/CTI/CTAD) conducts digital evidence recovery and analysis in support of online and cyber investigations involving DOS information, systems and personnel, and technical surveillance investigative support.  The mobile forensic team utilizes a wide variety of advanced computer technologies and tools in support of analyzing cyber intrusion and insider threat investigations.


In this role, you will:  

  • Conduct forensic examinations of Mobile devices (e.g. Android and IOS phones).
  • Ensure that forensic community accepted principles and practices are applied.
  • Utilize industry accepted forensic tools to perform analysis, including but limited to Encase, FTK, Cellebrite, and other commercial and open-source forensic software.
  • Collaborate with other forensic analysts, law enforcement officers, and legal experts to identify and recommend methods and procedures for recovery, preservation, analysis, and presentation of digital evidence.
  • Travel to domestic locations and overseas missions in support of evidence collection.
  • 3 days on-site requirement after onboarding process is complete.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 9 years’ experience. Four (4) additional years of experience can be substituted in lieu of the degree requirement.
  • Possess one of the following certifications: CASP+CE, CCNA Cyber Ops, CCNA-Security, (CNP-Security, CEH, CFR, ISA, CISSP (or Associate), Cloud+, CySA+, GCED, GCIA, GCIH, GICSP, SCYBER, or VCA DCV.
  • Demonstrated experience performing mobile device forensic acquisitions.
  • Experience analyzing forensic images and data for indicators of compromise (IOCs), root cause and other relevant artifacts pertaining to network intrusion activity.
  • Strong critical, creative, and analytical thinking skills.
  • Experience developing technically detailed reports that translate complex technical information to non-technical audiences.
  • U.S. citizenship and an active Secret security clearance to start. 
    • The additional ability to obtain Top Secret security clearance is required.  

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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