MDX Forensic Examiner

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


DC3 NMEC LNO position supporting the MDX Team

Location: Bethesda, MD

Active TS/SCI required to start (with eligibility for a CI Poly)

Work Schedule: Requires 5 days a week on site but flexibility with start time for commute


Conducts forensic examination processes on a variety of media to include hard drives, removeable media, memory cards, and mobile devices. Able to write examination reports for both high level and technical audiences, documenting opinions and interpretations when required. Conducts peer reviews on reports and provides the customer with recommendations on TTPs (Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures) regarding digital forensic exploitation and examination.


Required Skills

• Demonstrated experience in digital forensics (exploitation and examination)

• Demonstrated experience in mobile device data extraction and analysis

• Experience with file system forensics

• Understanding of iOS and Android operating systems and applications

• Understanding of managing complex, large data set analysis

• In-depth experience with timeline analysis

• Experience with forensic media imaging

• Experience with email analysis

• Experience with signature and hash analysis

• Demonstrated experience with forensic tools such as EnCase, Forensic Toolkit (FTK), and X-Ways Forensics, Axiom, Cellebrite, GrayKey

• Strong verbal and written communication skills with technical report writing experience

• DOD 8570 Compliance Cert required to start

• Minimum of 8 years with BS/BA; Minimum of 6 years with MS/MA; Minimum of 3 years with PhD (additional experience accepted in lieu of a degree)

• Active TS/SCI required to start (with eligibility for a CI Poly)



Desired Skills

• Industry-specific certifications such as Certified Forensic Computer Examiner (CFCE), EnCase Certified Examiner (EnCE), AccessData Certified Examiner (ACE), GIAC Certified Forensic Examiner (GCFE), and/or DoD-DFE

• Intelligence Community (IC) experience

• Forensic tool and script development

• Programming experience

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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