Cyber Security Analyst

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


Cyber Security Analyst will conduct research, evaluate system configuration data, and provide recommendations to enhance security posture of network and infrastructure. The selected applicant will need to understand network protocols to identify attack points that could be exploited by an adversary and work with the team to implement changes to mitigate potential weaknesses.  


Seeking a Cyber Security Analyst to detect, analyze, and mitigate cyber threats. Specifically, the candidate will: 

  • Participate in the penetration test lifecycle to understand threats and recommend solutions
  • Perform network traffic analysis of organizational systems to analyze raw packet data and identify anomalous behavior
  • Identify gaps in cybersecurity systems and processes to reduce organizational risks 
  • Offer innovative cyber defense solutions to protect customer systems
  • Understand and recommend industry best practices for the configuration of Networks and Linux and Windows Machines 
  • Leverage analytical tools like Splunk and Wireshark among others to assist in the analysis 


Required Qualifications:

  • Clearance: TS/SCI with Poly
  • Bachelors degree in a relevant technical field; 4 years of additional relevant experience accepted in lieu of a degree
  • 11+ years of experience in three or more of the following: analysis, network engineering, network security, offensive experience, technical collection, penetration testing, “red teaming,” hardware engineering, software reverse engineering, and computer exploitation.
  • 5+ years of experience three of more of the following: mobile device security, telecommunications protocols, Operating Systems (Linux, Android, Windows, iOS), software reverse engineering, computer forensics, network analysis, vulnerability assessment, or malware forensics
  • 3+ years of scripting experience
  • 1+ year(s) of experience with database development and software development

Desired Experience:

  • Professional certification in CISSP, CEH, GCIA, etc.

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 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

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


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