Cyber Data Analytics Lead

Job Locations US-MD-Beltsville
Requisition ID
Position Category
Cyber Security
Top Secret/SCI
Cyber Mission


Peraton is currently seeking an experienced Cyber Data Analytics Lead to become part of Peratons' Department of State (DoS) Diplomatic Security Cyber Mission (DSCM) program providing leading cyber and technology security experience to enable innovative, effective and secure business processes. 


Location: Beltsville, MD. Hybrid role, must be local to be able to be on site as needed. 


As a Team Leader of the Cyber Data Analytics and Onboarding team, you will lead the effort to integrate and operationalize data, be pivotal in the development of future data models, and lead efforts in data enablement. Your day-to-day will vary, some days you'll advise engineers on the development of infrastructure and platforms. Other days, you'll meet with Data teams to design and implement data management best practices.


What you’ll do:

  • Manage and mentor the cyber data analytics team, ensuring continuous growth, skill development, and efficient value delivery.
  • In collaboration with the Data Architect, direct the collection, storage, and management of vast cybersecurity datasets, ensuring data integrity and optimal performance.
  • Collaborate with Department stakeholders to ensure the secure collection, storage, and management of large cybersecurity datasets.
  • Ensure data hygiene and accuracy while optimizing data retrieval and analysis processes.
  • Establish and oversee data governance policies related to cybersecurity analytics.
  • Spearhead initiatives to improve data quality, optimization, and processing.
  • Provide key stakeholder input toward the implementation and optimization of cloud-based cyber analytics platforms and tools.
  • Ensure seamless integration of cloud solutions with existing data infrastructures and cybersecurity tools.
  • Provide key stakeholder and SME input toward the implementation and optimization of Extended Detection and Response (XDR) solutions, ensuring they are effectively ingesting and processing data.
  • Develop and implement the strategic direction for the cyber data management domain, aligning with broader cybersecurity and organizational goals.
  • Oversee the selection, deployment, and continuous improvement of data-centric cybersecurity tools and platforms.
  • Collaborate with vendors and third-party providers to enhance tool capabilities and address technical challenges.




  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 14 years’ of relevant experience. An additional 4 years of experience can be substituted in lieu of the degree requirement. 
  • Knowledge of Cribl, Splunk, and/or Data Bricks.
  • Experience in Cyber Analytics, XDR, and Cloud Data Management.
  • Possess ONE of the following certifications, OR, be able to obtain before start date: 
  • U.S. citizenship required with an active Secret security clearance and the ability to obtain Top Secret clearance.


Peraton Overview

Peraton is a next-generation national security company that 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, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can’t be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.

Target Salary Range

$104,000 - $166,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


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