Senior Sensor Analyst

Job Locations US-MD-Linthicum
Requisition ID
Position Category
Data Analytics / Intelligence
Top Secret/SCI
Space & Intelligence


This Senior Sensor Analyst position supports the Defense Cyber Crime Center (DC3) and participates as a team member serving as a Senior Intelligence Specialist that applies intelligence analysis skills to monitor, assess, and report on cyberspace operations, capabilities, vulnerabilities, and personalities that could pose a threat to Department of Defense (DoD) critical assets, the DoD Information Network (DoDIN), Defense Industrial Base (DIB) networks and supports US Intelligence Community and Interagency grid network sensor portfolios. Conducts reviews, identifies gaps, recommends solutions, and evaluates large datasets from a myriad of sources. Develops reports and briefing artifacts; mentors mid-level and junior staff.


Working as an expert in the field, researches and evaluates technical and all-source intelligence with specific emphasis on network operations and cyber warfare tactics, techniques, and procedures focused on the threat to networked weapons platforms and US and DoD information networks. Analyzes sensor data and network events to determine the impact on current operations and conducts all-source research to determine advisory capability and intent. Prepares assessments and cyber threat profiles of current events based on the sophisticated collection, research, and analysis of classified and Open-Source information. Correlates threat data from various sources. Develops and maintains analytical procedures to meet changing requirements and ensure maximum operations. Collects data using a combination of standard intelligence methods and business processes. Produces high-quality papers, presentations, recommendations, and findings for senior US government intelligence and network operations officials.


Mandatory Qualifications:

  • MS 0-2, BS 2-4 Years, or HS 8-10.
  • TS/SCI w/Poly
  • Must be familiar with Cloud Security Architecture with all related aspects of cybersecurity operations/analysis (e.g. incident response & management, forensic media analysis, malware analysis/reverse-engineering, cyber threat intelligence analysis, etc.) and security architecture & engineering.
  • Must possess an in-depth knowledge of network and application protocols, cyber vulnerabilities and exploitation techniques, and cyber threat/adversary methodologies (TTPs).
  • Must be proficient in working with various types of network data (e.g. netflow, PCAP, custom application logs) and employment of virtual and physical grid network sensors supporting defensive cyber operations and support to investigations.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Possess current IAM Level II & III, CSSP Analyst, (Security +, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, CND, CISSP, CASP+, GCIA, GCIH, GCFA, CEH), or GIAC Certification.
  • Experience with Law Enforcement/Counterintelligence (LE/CI) Operations and/or Cyberspace Operations.
  • Skilled in building extended cyber security analytics.
  • Demonstrated experience briefing Senior Executive Service (SES) and General Officer/Flag Officer (GO/FO) leadership.
  • Experience in intelligence-driven defense and/or cyber Kill Chain methodologies.

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

$146,000 - $234,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.


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