Digital Network Exploitation Analyst II

Wahiawa, Hawaii, United States

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Aperio Global, LLC

Aperio Global transforms data to enable operational decision-making to solve emerging challenges in cybersecurity, information analysis, and every task that comes next.

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Note: This position requires an active TS/SCI with Polygraph clearance

Aperio Global is looking for a Digital Network exploitation Analyst (DNEA) II to support our IC program in Fort Meade Maryland. The DNEA role involves evaluating target opportunities, understanding and mapping target networks, and developing detailed exploitation and operations plans using various sources of data. The role requires analyzing SIGINT and cybersecurity data at different OSI network levels and possessing knowledge of logical/physical IP core infrastructure, communication devices, and network traffic patterns. The candidate should actively contribute to the development of new tradecraft for analysis as technology evolves. Collaboration with a team to understand intelligence needs, mission relevance, and areas of expertise is essential. Additionally, the job involves using analytical skills and curiosity to form hypotheses, choose appropriate analysis techniques, and derive insights from data, which will be documented, contextualized, and shared with teammates, stakeholders, and intelligence consumers.

  • Evaluates target opportunities using all source data to understand and map target networks, and to assist in developing detailed exploitation and operations plans.
  • Analyzes SIGINT and cybersecurity data at multiple levels up and down the OSI network stack and bring a solid understanding of logical/physical IP core infrastructure, communication devices and how they connect to networks, and the traffic movements in a network.
  • Participates in developing new tradecraft needed to perform this analysis as technologies evolve.
  • Collaborates with a team to develop shared understandings of intelligence needs, mission relevance, and areas of expertise.
  • Applies innate curiosity and analytical talent to form hypotheses, critically assess and choose analysis techniques, then query, merge, enrich, evaluate, and pivot within data to attain and share insights.
  • Distills, documents, contextualizes, and share findings--including any new tradecraft that you develop--with teammates, stakeholders, and intelligence consumers.


  • Active Top Secret/ SCI with Polygraph is required for this position
  • Bachelor's in Computer Science or in a related field.
  • 5+ years of experience with Digital Network Exploitation Analysis
  • Information Technology (IT) and Information Security (IS) degrees may be considered relevant if the programs contain the amount and type of coursework equivalent to a Computer Science (CS) major.
  • Must have experience in computer or information systems design/development/analysis roles, which may include engineering hardware and/or software, programming, computer/network security, vulnerability analysis, penetration testing, computer forensics, information assurance, systems engineering, and/or network and systems administration.
  • Completion of military training in a relevant area such as JCAC (Joint Cyber Analysis Course) may be considered towards the relevant experience requirement (i.e., 24-week JCAC course may count as 6 months of experience).


At Aperio Global, we understand the value of investing in our most important asset—our employees. That's why we have crafted a comprehensive benefits package designed to help you make the best decision for yourself, your family and your lifestyle. For additional details, contact our talent acquisition team.

Aperio Global fosters a diverse work environment and provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type and offer employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other distinction protected by federal, state or local laws.

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Tags: Clearance Computer Science Forensics Network security Pentesting Polygraph SIGINT Top Secret TS/SCI

Region: North America
Country: United States
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