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Cybersecurity Analyst: Digital Forensics (SME)

Cyber Defense Solutions, LLC Arlington, VA

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities:

As a Cybersecurity Analyst, your primary responsibilities will include:

  • Perform forensic analysis on all common operating system environments including, but not limited to, Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, UNIX, Linux, Solaris, and embedded systems
  • Analyze digital media (e.g., logs, code, phones, hard drives, memory dumps) to determine attack vectors and develop mitigation techniques
  • Identify possible threats based on digital media analysis
  • 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 DHS and other components
  • Develop tips, indicators, warnings, and actionable information
  • Support performance metrics development
  • Adhere to the CONOPS and SOPs of the 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, forensic VM analyst images, and with maintaining computer equipment and software licensing

Required Qualifications:

  • Active Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility
    • For continued employment, the selected candidate must obtain and maintain a favorably adjudicated DHS background investigation
  • Minimum 10-12 years of relevant work experience
  • Familiarity with at least one of the following tools: EnCase, Forensic Toolkit, Autopsy/The Sleuth Kit
  • Knowledge of investigative methods to locate specific electronic data
  • Proficiency in the latest cyber forensics, response, and reverse engineering skills; understanding of the latest exploit methodologies

Preferred Qualifications:

  • DHS suitability at the SCI level
  • Undergraduate degree in a related field
  • DC3 Cyber Training Academy Certification

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