Digital Forensics Examiner

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


Peraton is seeking 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.


What you’ll do:


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.


Required qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree and 8+ years of experience in Computer Science, Forensic Science or related fields. However, equivalent experience in lieu of a degree will be considered.
  • 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 or other forensic tools 
  • Experience identifying and analyzing malware
  • 200 hours of formalized training in the areas of computer science, forensics, etc.
  • This position requires the candidate to possess a minimum of Top Secret clearance with the ability to upgrade to TS/SCI and pass a polygraph within 30 days of employment or at customers request- Contract requires TS/SCI with poly. The candidate must maintain the clearance. 

Preferred qualifications: 

  • One or more related certifications such as the EnCE, CFCE, CCE, or CISSP
  • Knowledge of a programming or scripting language
  • Experience with volatile memory analysis


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

$112,000 - $179,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

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An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.


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