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Cyber Security Forensics Specialist w/ Polygraph

Cyber Security Forensics Specialist w/ Polygraph

Requisition Number 
2017-29123
Number of Positions 
1
Job Locations 
USA-VA-Herndon
Posted Date 
11/9/2017
Job Function 
Information Technology
Full/Part Time 
Full Time

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Job Description

The Specialist will perform full spectrum forensic analysis across multiple type of computer and network devices, Windows/Linux hosts, mobile devices, virtual machines, software and hardware. The Specialist will assist in the prioritization of all forensics work, assignment of caseloads, and deliverables. Candidate is expected to be up-to-date with industry forensics best practices, industry accepted forensic methodologies, in addition to being responsible for the overall quality control of forensic investigations, data spill cleanup activitives, and related case reporting.

 

1. Performs Computer Security Incident Response activities for a large organization, coordinates with other government agencies to record and report incidents.

 

2. Monitor and analyze Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) to identify security issues for remediation.

 

3. Recognizes potential, successful, and unsuccessful intrusion attempts and compromises thorough reviews and analyses of relevant event detail and summary information.

 

4. Evaluate firewall change requests and assess organizational risk.

 

5. Communicates alerts to agencies regarding intrusions and compromises to their network infrastructure, applications and operating systems.

 

6. Assists with implementation of counter-measures or mitigating controls.

 

7. Ensures the integrity and protection of networks, systems, and applications by technical enforcement of organizational security policies, through monitoring of vulnerability scanning devices.

 

8. Performs periodic and on-demand system audits and vulnerability assessments, including user accounts, application access, file system and external Web integrity scans to determine compliance.

 

9. Prepares incident reports of analysis methodology and results.

 

10. Serves as a technical team or task leader.

 

11. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.

 

12. Participates in special projects as required.

 

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Education

- Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, professional training or work experience

 

- Advanced degree in cyber/digital forensics or cyber security desired

Qualifications

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Must possess a TS/SCI Full Scope Lifestyle polygraph clearance that is current/active
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Cyber Security, Digital Forensics
  • Minimum 10 years’ of progressively responsible experience performing forensic investigations, malware reverse engineering, cyber security incident response
  • Minimum of 8 years’ of experience specifically conducting cyber forensic investigations
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience leading a team of cyber forensic examiners and reverse engineers
  • Experience leading teams, preferably of cyber forensic examiners and reverse engineers.
  • Knowledgeable with industry forensics best practices and industry accepted forensic methodologies   
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated experience using EnCase and Open Source methods and tools to perform Computer Forensic investigations.
  • Demonstrated experience performing forensic investigations and cyber security incident response

 

Certifications:

At least one of the following is required certification is required

  • EnCase Certified Examiner (EnCE), GIAC Certified Forensic Examiner (GCFE), or GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA)
  • Demonstrated experience using Commercial (EnCase, Blacklight, FTK, Cellebrite, XRY, Carbon Black, etc.) and Open Source (Autopsy, TCT, Bulk Extractor, etc.) methods and tools to perform Computer Forensic investigations
  • Demonstrated experience using commercial and open reverse engineering tools: IDA Pro, Hex-Rays, WinDbg, OllyDBG, Radare, and GDB

 

Desired Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in cyber/digital forensics or cyber security
  • Experience with data recovery and data extraction tools and techniques
  • Experience with hardware test equipment (digital oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, multi-meters, logic analyzers, etc.) and in malware reverse engineering and analyzing disassembled code.
  • Experience with hardware test equipment (digital oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, multi-meters, logic analyzers, etc.) and in malware reverse engineering and analyzing disassembled code.
  • Other relevant certifications (EnCe,GCFE, GCFA, GREM, et)
  • Experience in hardware reverse engineering.
  • Experience with data recovery tools (PC-3000) and techniques.
  • Experience performing low-level data extraction (JTAG, chip-off, etc.)
 

As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

 

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