Cyber Analyst

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


Conducts research and evaluates technical and all-source intelligence with specific emphasis on user behavior and patterns in a dynamic and changing mission environment.  Detects anomalous activity in raw and processed log files for deeper exploration using IC tools and databases.  Differentiates between general and targeted or suspicious scanning.  Identifies trends cyber systems and performs behavior analysis.  Uses Splunk dashboards to create alerts and investigate log files.  Correlates threat data from various sources.  Writes concise assessments that highlight findings supported by evidence, articulating the impact of conclusions. 


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in related technical field from an accredited college/university
  • 11 years’ experience conducting Cyber analysis or cyber targeting experience (including selectors targeting, monitoring, and reporting; technical analysis; or counterintelligence; or similar)
  • 5 years’ experience with commercial telecommunications protocols
  • 5 years’ experience with technical collection and commercial data sets
  • 5 years’ experience utilizing at least one Sponsor tool for telecommunication analysis
  • 3 years’ experience with Splunk analysis software tool
  • 1 year experience with Python tool

 Desired Qualifications:

  • Relevant certifications (e.g., CISPP, CCNA, CEH)
  • Experience with offensive cyber operations
  • Experience supporting risk management systems
  • Experience with intelligence life cycle

BS Equivalent = Minimum 4 years of experience in related technical field. Experience used as equivalency for college degree must be in addition to other experience requirements.

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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