Cyber Investigation Analyst (OTA)

Job Locations US-VA-Arlington
Requisition ID
Position Category
Cyber Security
Top Secret
Citizen Security & Public Services


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.


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.
  • Monitor, maintain, and operate the telecommunications firewall system; investigate abnormal phone activities.
  • 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 2 years’ experience required. An additional 4 years of experience may be used in lieu of degree.
  • Experience with digital evidence acquisition, user activity monitoring, and technical investigative analysis.
  • Experience performing insider threat analysis.
  • Active Top Secret security clearance is required.
  • Possess CCNA, CEH, Cloud+, CySA+, GCIH, or similar certification.



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. 

Peraton Overview

Peraton 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 and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our employees do the can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

Target Salary Range

$86,000 - $138,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

EEO Tagline (Text Only)

An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.


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