Digital Forensics Engineer IV

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


Peraton is looking for 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. 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.



  • Bachelors or equivalent work experience in Computer Science, Forensic Science or related fields
  • 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 and other forensic tools
  • Experience identifying and analyzing malware and its correlated artifacts of execution/persistence
  • Experience analyzing mobile devices
  • Experience with volatile memory analysis
  • 200 hours of formalized training in the areas of computer science, forensics, etc.
  • Top Secret Clearance with SCI eligibility

Preferred Additional Skills

  • One or more related certifications such as a SANS Digital Forensics track certification such as the GCFE, GCFA or GREM, EnCE, or certifications from Magnet Forensics
  • Knowledge of a programming or scripting language


Peraton offers enhanced benefits to employees working on this critical National Security program, which include heavily subsidized employee benefits coverage for you and your dependents, 25 days of PTO accrued annually up to a generous PTO cap and eligible to participate in an attractive bonus plan.

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.


An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.


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