Peraton Corporation

  • Incident Response Analyst

    Job Locations US-VA-Herndon
    Posted Date 5 months ago(10/31/2018 2:09 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Information Technology
    Clearance Status
    Security Clearance
  • Overview

    Peraton is actively seeking an Incident Response Analyst to support our Corporate Cyber-Security efforts in Herndon, VA.


    • Operate in a Cyber Intelligence and Computer Security Incident Response Team that will continually understand, monitor, detect, respond, and prevent cyber threats and incidents in order to protect our information assets and people.  
    • Monitor and interpret SIEM events and alerts
    • Monitor other internal and external indicators for threats and IOCs
    • Actively engage in incident investigation and response with IT, Security, or users
    • Prepare reports that document security incidents and breaches and the extent of the damage caused by the breaches or security incidents. Provide expertise in identifying key cyber threat issues through a variety of intelligence resources available and proactively advise on remediation processes.
    • Perform basic forensic capture and analysis as necessary using network device logs, EDR, Anti-Virus, DLP, vulnerability scans, and open-source threat intelligence.
    • Advise management on tactical and strategic methodologies to proactively thwart Cyber Security incidents.



    • Bachelor’s Degree in technical field or digital forensics
    • 5+ yrs. of hands-on incident management
    • Experience with SIEM tools
    • Experience in developing Incident Response Plan and Testing
    • Demonstrated knowledge of incident response processes (detection, triage, incident analysis, remediation and reporting).
    • Conduct digital investigations including: incident handling and response, network and computer forensics, malware and memory analysis.


    • CISSP, CEH, or similar professional security certification applicable to IR
    • Experience with ServiceNow or similar service management/ticketing systems
    • Knowledge of computer evidence and forensics application tools including: EnCase, FTK, NetAnalysis, NetWitness, Helix, Raptor, and others


    About Peraton

    Are you ready to join the next-generation of national security? Peraton is a fresh name in the industry with an established portfolio and legacy going back more than a century. We work differently than our peers – with agility, the freedom to innovate, an entrepreneurial spirit and a culture of responsibility. As part of the Peraton team, you’ll be part of our movement to build a great company, solve the most daunting challenges facing mankind today, to protect and promote freedom around the world, and to secure our future, for our families, our communities, our nation, and our way of life.

    EEO Statement

    We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.


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