Digital Forensics Engineer IV

Herndon, VA
Sep 15, 2017
Sep 18, 2017
Full Time
Overview: Vencore is a proven provider of information solutions, engineering and analytics for the US Government. With more than 40 years of experience working in the defense, civilian and intelligence communities, Vencore designs, develops and delivers high impact, mission-critical services and solutions to overcome its customers most complex problems. Headquartered in Chantilly, Virginia, Vencore employs 3,800 engineers, analysts, IT specialists and other professionals who strive to be the best at everything they do. Vencore is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled Responsibilities: Conducts digital media investigations and operations. Examines the hard drives of computers, storage devices, cell phones, PDA's, or any electronic device that may hold evidence that could be used in a court of law. Performs forensic analysis of digital information and gathers and handles evidence. Performs a variety of forensic and electronic discovery services, including digital evidence preservation, forensic analysis, data recovery, tape recovery, electronic mail extraction, and database examination. Uses forensically sound procedures to identify network computer intrusion evidence and identifies perpetrators. Employs forensic tools and techniques to support investigation of computer fraud or other electronic crimes, crack files and system passwords, detects steganography and recovers deleted, fragmented and corrupted data from digital media of all types. Observes proper evidence custody and control procedures, documents procedures and findings in a manner suitable for courtroom presentation and prepares comprehensive written notes and reports. RequiredRequires 8 to 10 years with BS/BA or 6 to 8 years with MS/MA or 3 to 5 years with PhD.TS/SCI with polygraphDoD Level III IAT certification or CND-IRStrong analytical and problem solving skillsDemonstrated experience using EnCase, FTK, and Open Source methods and tools to perform Computer Forensic investigationsMinimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in cyber security, incident response, forensic investigationsExperience performing low-level data extraction (JTAG, chip-off, etc.)Experience identifying vulnerabilities and modifications to hardware.Understanding of computer engineering and hardware design including digital logic design and printed circuit board design.Understanding of hardware-level security exploits including signal injection and side-channel analysis.Experience in soldering, including equipment and materials required to perform removal and replacement of surface mount devices.Experience in the operation and use of digital oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, multimeters, logic analyzers, signal generators, and specialized radio test systems.Desired - Experience in one or more of the followingSecurity Information and Event Management (SIEM) systemsNetwork Intrusion Detection System/Intrusion Prevention Systems (IDS/IPS)Host Intrusion Detection System/Intrusion Prevention Systems (IDS/IPS)Network and Host malware detection and prevention Network and Host forensic applicationsWeb/Email gateway security technologies

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