Digital Signals Analyst, Advisor

Cyber Security
Top Secret/SCI with Poly


Fort Meade

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No remote/telework allowed
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Peraton is seeking Digital Signals Analyst, Senior to support an Intel Community (IC) mission in Ft. Meade, MD, Wahiawa, HI and Aurora, CO areas. A Digital Signals Analyst establishes definition of new equipment, techniques or potential new signals.


Responsibilities may include:

  • Perform analysis and prepare documentation in connection with radar, instrumentation, electronic counter-measurers (ECM), and communication signals.
  • Provide analytical and operational support for unique tactical and strategic mission intelligence systems.
  • Support a range of analytical products and functions including operational scenarios, development of deployment scenarios, site assessments, and vulnerability assessments.
  • Analyze complex system integration requirements to identify mission vulnerability targets and develop multiple scenarios to resolve all mission threats.
  • Perform mission planning and projections to anticipate future resource requirements to counter identified threats.
  • Develop documentation to support objectives in support of external agencies.
  • Translate analytical results into effective briefings.
  • Analyze operational availability of strategic and tactical intelligence assets.
  • Develop briefing reports that depict clear assessment of systems availability.
  • Maintain mission status on assigned tactical and strategic systems.

Basic Qualifications: 

  • A high school diploma or GED plus 12 years of relevant experience OR an Associate’s degree plus 10 years of relevant experience will be considered for those who have completed relevant military degree programs (or equivalent), OR who have completed relevant military training (9141, IN2A, 451/461 or 452); OR who have participated in or graduated from a relevant training program such as MCSAP, MESAP, or MOSAP. OR a Bachelor’s degree and 8 years of relevant experience OR a Master’s degree plus 6 years of relevant experience OR a Doctoral degree and 4 years of relevant experience.
  • Degree must be in Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Science, a Physical Science, or a related technical field. A broader range of degrees will be considered for those who have completed a relevant training program listed above (e.g., 9141, IN2A, 451/461, 452, or MCSAP/MESAP/MOSAP).
  • Relevant experience must be in signals analysis, including protocol analysis, and also include network troubleshooting, network traffic characterization, and/or network security analysis.
  • Active TS SCI security clearance with a current polygraph is required

Peraton offers enhanced benefits to employees working on this critical National Security program, which include heavily subsidized employee benefits coverage for you and your dependents, 25 days of PTO accrued annually up to a generous PTO cap and participation in an attractive bonus plan.





Target Salary Range

$112,000 - $179,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.
SCA / Union / Intern Rate or Range


An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

Our Values


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.

  • Paid Time-Off and Holidays
  • Retirement
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Career Development
  • Tuition Assistance and Student Loan Financing
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Additional Benefits
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Care
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