Digital Forensics Analyst/Investigator

Employer
AboutWeb
Location
McLean, VA
Posted
Oct 05, 2018
Closes
Oct 25, 2018
Ref
18-00166
Function
Analyst
Hours
Full Time
Job ID: 18-00166
AboutWeb, LLC is looking for a Digital Forensics Analyst/Investigator. The candidate will be expected to:
  • Perform forensic analysis on all common operating system environments, to include, but not limited to, Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, UNIX, Linux, Solaris, as well as embedded systems.
  • Analyze digital media (logs, code, phones, hard drives, memory dumps, etc.) to determine attack vectors and develop mitigation techniques.
  • Identify possible threats based on analysis of digital media.
  • Maintain readiness to divert and deploy teams of contract resources to provide on-site support and assistance in the event of an exercise or cyber incident.
  • Develop and disseminate engagement reports, technical reports and briefs based on analytic findings.
  • Identify and document tactics, techniques and procedures used by an attacker to gain unauthorized access.
  • Develop procedures and processes to analyze and categorize digital media.
  • Follow industry standard forensic best practices while imaging, preserving, transporting and handling electronic data and associated physical devices.
  • Participate in inter-agency sponsored community of interest analysis groups, conduct and participate in technical briefings and exchanges.
  • Communicate, coordinate and share information and work closely with NCCIC and other HIRT components.
  • Develop tips, indicators, warnings and actionable information.
  • Support the development of performance metrics.
  • Adhere to the CONOPS and SOPs of the HIRT and Digital Forensics Group (DFG).Assist with preservation and duplication of original media obtained from customers.
  • Assist with maintaining the readiness of all DFG fly-away kits, storage media and forensic VM analyst images.
  • Assist with maintaining DFG computer equipment and software licensing.

Requirements that candidates will be evaluated against:
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Active Top Secret Security Clearance with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI is required. In addition, selected candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a favorably adjudicated Client background investigation (EOD) for continued employment.
  • Familiarity with at least one of the following tools: EnCase, Forensic Toolkit, Autopsy/Sleuthkit
  • Knowledge of investigative methods to locate specific electronic data.
  • Proficiency in the latest cyber forensics, response, and reverse engineering skills and understanding of the latest exploit methodologies.
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