Forensic Imaging Specialist

Forensic Imaging Specialist

Peraton | Rosslyn, VA, 22209, US
Salary Range:$43,000 – $84,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

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The Forensic Imaging Specialist will be part of 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.


This position is located onsite in Rosslyn, VA.


These tasks include:

  • Ensure that forensic community accepted principles and practices are applied.
  • Intake various forms of digital media, including mobile devices, laptops, servers, thumb drives, etc. while maintaining chain of custody.
  • Preserve forensic data using industry standard preservation hardware and software. This can include tools such as EnCase, FTK, Forensic Falcon, Tableau TD2 and TD3 and Sumuri Paladin.
  • Utilize password cracking tools such as Passware, PRTK, and Hashcat.
  • Maintain physical security of original forms of digital evidence.
  • Testifying in judicial proceeding for the prosecution.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 1 year experience required. An additional 4 years of experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree.   
  • Active Secret security clearance with the ability obtain a TS required.
  • At least one related technical 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.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Software specific certifications such as Axiom (MCFE), X-Ways Cert (X-Pert), Cellebrite (CCO), Oxygen (OFCE), AccessData FTK (ACE), etc.

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.

Colorado Salary Minimum: $49,400
Colorado Salary Maximum: $120,000

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.