Cybersecurity Technical Analyst

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


The Cybersecurity Analyst focuses on advanced cybersecurity analysis relating to the client’s enterprise networks and systems infrastructure.  Core responsibilities include:

  • Provides cybersecurity analysis related to the detection of malicious activity on the client’s networks and systems; this support includes analysis of security architectures and controls, operations, and associated long term trend analysis to understand threats/compromises to the client enterprise infrastructure
  • Provides comprehensive analysis of available system security information to identify activity on client networks and systems; detects, analyzes, and recommends mitigations regarding cyber threats to the client networks and systems; incorporates multiple alternative sources of information
  • Performs client network and systems analysis and research, identifying/correlating information by applying data visualization tools and/or existing analytical processes to analyze data and create analytical products for client systems security monitoring and incident response management
  • Reviews threat activities based on available sources of information and then identifies/correlates events and activities; supports ongoing processing of each activity
  • Provides cybersecurity awareness feedback and recommendations on how to improve networks and systems that are currently deployed or under development by the client, including information related to timelines of incidents and their impacts
  • Develops new methods of threat monitoring for client networks and systems
  • Provides client senior leadership with briefings and written reports describing the results of advanced threat analyses



Required Qualifications:



  • Current TS/SCI with polygraph level clearance is required.
  • BA/BS and 11+ years of experience; 4 years additional experience may be considered in lieu of a degree
  • Either a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent years of relevant technical experience supporting client enabled missions including Target Digital Network Analyst (TDNA) roles
  • Experience with data aggregation and analysis tools (e.g., Splunk or Kibana)
  • Basic knowledge of Artificial Intelligence (AI) capabilities and applications for data analytics
  • Experience developing technical requirements, conducting documentation technical reviews, and conducting research across multiple platforms and data sources
  • Ability to work independently or collaboratively as part of a team; ability to relate professionally with senior client leaders
  • Demonstrated Microsoft Office product skills to include Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Visio
  • Strong written and verbal communications and organizational skills

Desired Qualifications:

  • Foreign language skills
  • Experience working across organizational boundaries to achieve mission goals
  • Cybersecurity certifications such as Security, Network, CSSIP, and Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) Security Essentials Certification (GSEC)



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 eligibility 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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