Cyber Systems Engineer / AV Characterization Analyst

Job Locations US-VA-Chantilly
Requisition ID
Position Category
Data Analytics / Intelligence
Top Secret/SCI w/Poly
Space & Intelligence


Develop, implement, execute and maintain the Sponsor’s antivirus system.  AV Analyst coordinates with the Sponsor to determine configurations needed for test setup, test execution and alert analysis.  The AV Analyst deploys and tests against Windows, Linux and MAC based systems.


Job duties include the following:

  • Develop, implement, execute, and/or maintains an Independent Validation and Verification (IV&V) program to test, inspect and analyze tools
  • Conduct technical assessments of implementation requirements, including identifying specific features and functionalities resulted from alerts
  • Perform nightly automated security product testing, ad hoc manual testing, configure test environment, and alert analysis to determine root cause to include alert & system impact
  • Identify and communicate errors and/or failures found with the security product
  • Coordinate with the Sponsor to document and deliver AV testing reports in approved formats

Desired Qualifications

  • Demonstrated experience writing and implementing the DART scripting framework
  • Demonstrated experience conducting tests on virtual and bare metal platforms
  • Demonstrated experience working with/in the Intelligence Community


BS 10-12, MS 8-10, Phd 5-7

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

$112,000 - $179,000. 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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