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Cyber Forensic Examiner

Chantilly, VA 20151
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Peraton Overview

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the worlds leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our 22,000 employees do the cant be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

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.

As a government contractor, Peraton abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).


Required Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated experience performing computer forensics and security analysis, including the use of commercial or specialty forensics tools (EnCase, FTK, X-Ways, Magnet Axiom, BlackLight, etc.)
  • Demonstrated experience with debuggers and disassemblers (Ollydbg, WinDbg, IDA Pro, Binary Ninja, etc.)
  • Demonstrated experience performing forensic reviews and reverse engineering of mobile devices (Google Android, Apple iOS, Smart devices, Fitbits, etc.)
  • Experience with data extraction from various data sources including files, directories, unallocated space, raw images, and custom databases (e.g., parsing of data types necessary to extract metadata and content of forensic value)
  • Experience with data identification, reduction, and analysis to detect suspicious data types, covert communications tools, modified software and/or other malicious content
  • Experience imaging various types of electronic media (SSD/HDD, thumb drives, volatile memory, compact disks, etc.)
  • Experience working with complex datasets and making analytical assessments of operational and technical data
  • Experience working with virtualization software and virtualized environments (ESXi, VMWare, VirtualBox, etc.)
  • Knowledge/understanding of system kernel level processing to detect and report on significant kernel events such as root kits, hooked functions, call tables, and data structures
  • Knowledge of Intelligence Community issues and the cyber environment.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and demonstrate flexibility by supporting a variety of cases.
  • Requires a minimum of 10 years experience with bachelors degree in Computer Science, Engineering, IT, or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.
  • Five+ years of network/cyber security experience in a secure environment.

Desired Qualifications:
  • Experience with static an dynamic malware analysis and ability to conduct analysis of identified malicious software/code
  • Experience reviewing and reverse engineering hardware, radiofrequency communication systems, and cellular network protocol structures
  • Programming skills withs scripting languages such as Perl, Python, Bash, etc. is preferred. Experience preparing operational correspondence using the customer's internal
  • One or more of the following certifications:
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
  • Encase Certified Examiner (EnCE)


BS 10-12, MS 8-10, Phd 5-7

Clearance- TS/SCi W/POLY


Our Customer provides technical cyber guidance on use of various technologies; enhances the cyber posture and usability/applicability; provides critical cyber guidance on infrastructure, networks and supply chain issues; conducts systems testing and evaluation and delivers technical support to investigation and insider threat issues. The Customer leverages technology, combined with subject matter expertise, to conduct these activities in support of the Customer as well as the Intelligence Community partners and stakeholders. The customer is seeking a Cyber Forensic Examiner with a background in forensics to augment its digital forensics team. The examiner will provide support to the Customers cyber threat analysis efforts by performing technical assessments of media, mobile devices, network equipment, and technical gear from various origins.

The following experiences are pre-pre-requisites to meet the mandatory requirements/qualifications:
  • Experience with multiple OSs (Windows, Linux, and OSX)
  • Experience with various computer forensics and software reverse engineering tools

The candidate may be required to travel between assigned work location and other customer locations to participate in meeting with the customer and Intelligence Community agencies. Occasional CONUS or OCONUS travel may be required (

Additional security review process requirement: all personnel coming into the organization undergo an additional security review that may take anywhere from 7 business days to 30 days or more.


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2021-06-10 Expires: 2021-07-10

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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