Digital Forensics Engineer (CIF)

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Website Peraton


Company : Peraton

Country: United States

Location : Arlington, Virginia

Post: Sun, 29 Jan 2023 18:38:40 GMT

Expires: Sun, 26 Feb 2023 23:59:59 GMT

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The Computer Investigations and Forensics Division (DS/CTI/CIF) conducts digital evidence recovery and analysis in support of criminal investigations, online and cyber investigations involving DOS information, systems and personnel, and technical surveillance investigative support.  The Digital Forensics Lab processes and analyzes digital evidence utilizing a wide variety of advanced computer technologies, encryption schemes, and forensic tools in support of Diplomatic Security’s criminal investigative functions.  


Peraton is looking for a Digital Forensic Engineer in support of the Computer Investigations and Forensic Division mission. 

What you’ll do:

Conduct forensic examinations of digital devices (e.g. hard drives, mobile devices, thumb drives, and other miscellaneous digital media). 

Ensure that forensic community accepted principles and practices are applied  

Utilize industry accepted forensic tools to perform analysis, including but limited to Encase, FTK, Cellebrite, and other commercial and open-source forensic software. 

Collaborate with other forensic analysts, law enforcement officers, and legal experts to identify and recommend methods and procedures for recovery, preservation, analysis, and presentation of digital evidence. 

Represent Diplomatic Security and provide expert witness testimony on digital forensic analyses conducted. 

Travel to domestic locations and overseas missions in support of search warrants and judicial proceedings. 

Directly supports the CIF Cyber Investigations program with on-scene digital evidence collection and imaging. 




Required qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 5 years’ experience required. An additional 4 years of experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree.     

US Citizenship with the ability to obtain a Secret clearance is required. 

Experience with EnCase, FTK, X-Ways, Axiom, Forensic Explorer, Cellebrite or other forensic tools. 

At least one Forensic certification.  These can include those issued by SANS (GCFE, GASF), IACIS (CFCE, CMFE), Cellebrite (CCPA, CCME), NCFI (BCERT, MDE), and Opentext (EnCE) or other approved certifications.  

Ability to work independently while adhering to policy guidelines  

Strong critical, creative, and analytical thinking skills.  

Experience developing technically detailed reports that translate complex technical information to non-technical audiences. 




At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We’re fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way. 


Peraton Overview:
Peraton 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 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 employees do the can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

Salary Range:
Salary Minimum: $57,500
Salary Mid: $115,000
Salary Maximum: $143,800

The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position, and is just one component of Peraton’s total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, Peraton provides a variety of benefits to employees.

EEO Tagline (Text Only):
An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

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