Mid-level Digital Forensics Analyst

Maverick Cyber-Defense    Arlington, VA
Job Description

Job Title: Mid-level Digital Forensics Analyst
Clearance: SECRET  **Must hold active SECRET clearance at time of application
Location: Arlington, Virginia

Job Description:
Maverick Cyber-Defense now Evolver Inc., A Converged Security Solutions Company is seeking a candidate to fill the role of Mid-level Digital Forensics Analyst for the OIG’s Office of Investigation (OIG/INV). OIG/INV has responsibility for planning, conducting, supervising, and coordinating criminal and administrative investigations and program reviews domestically and at overseas posts including those in Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan. Investigations encompass but are not limited to the operating, administrative, and financial activities of DOS/BBG units and seek to determine compliance with applicable laws, rules and DoS/BBG Policies and Regulations.

Clearance Requirement - SECRET

Duties, Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Assist INV criminal investigators in their casework by providing digital forensics support.
  • Provide computer forensic support for high technology investigations in the form of computer forensic analysis and data recovery.
  • Apply innovative techniques, which will allow the criminal investigators to locate their data quickly and efficiently, the incumbent will be both proactive and reactive in meeting the needs of the investigators.    
  • Retrieve data such as documents, photos and e-mails from cellphones, computer hard drives and other data storage devices that have been deleted, damaged or otherwise manipulated.
  • Conduct tool development for computer and network forensics and vulnerability testing.
  • Research and maintain proficiency in tools, techniques, countermeasures, and trends in computer and/or network vulnerabilities, data hiding and encryption.
  • Develop new tools, techniques, training, and countermeasures for computer and network vulnerabilities, data hiding and encryption, and investigates computer and network intrusions.
  • Inventory, examine, and perform comprehensive technical analyses of computer-related evidence such as digital media storage devices (hard disks, magnetic tapes, optical disks, memory cards, magnetic strip cards, floppy disks, and other types of digital media), and retrieves information stored on devices and provides the results in a format which is useful to investigators and prosecutors.
  • Utilize current analytical computer applications and search and retrieval techniques and procedures to; access, collect, examine, and analyze data, evidence, and other digital information from a wide variety of sources to link possible criminal activity; establish possible criminal associations, detect trends, and prepare reports and statistics on investigations of interregional, national, or international origin or coverage.

Required Experience:

  • Excellent working knowledge of all aspects of the digital environment including but not limited to hard drives, networking, and encryption.
  • A minimum of four years of experience working in the digital forensics field and must currently possess basic and advanced digital forensics certifications. 
  • Knowledge of, and skill in applying, a wide range of concepts, principles, and practices involving: criminological theories and research methodologies; the use of investigative and intelligence gathering systems; information search and retrieval techniques and procedures; and automated intelligence systems sufficient to: conduct analysis of investigative cases (e.g., financial crimes, access device fraud, telecommunications fraud, electronic crimes, counterfeit U.S. currency and obligations); access, collect, examine, and analyze data, evidence, and other information from a variety of sources, including public access and law enforcement databases; conduct independent research, reconstruct complicated events, establish possible criminal associations, detect trends, and develop case-specific subject profiles; prepare link analysis in highly complex criminal investigations; and prepare reports of findings to use as evidence in prosecuting cases.

Education/Certification Requirements:

The incumbent must possess at least 2 of the following digital forensics degrees or certifications:

  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Computer Forensics
  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Information Technology
  • Masters Degree in Computer/Digital Forensics
  • International Association of Computer Investigative Specialists, Certified Computer
  • Forensics Examiner (CFCE)
  • Guidance Software, Encase Certified Examiner (EnCE)
  • AccessData. AccessData Certified Examiner (ACE)
  • BlackBag, Mac and iOS Certified Forensic Examiner (MiCFE)

Contractor may be required to provide testimony related to duties performed under this Statement of Work and may appear as a witness in a judicial or administrative proceeding with/without the issuance of a valid summons, subpoena, or other compulsory process.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • computer forensic analysis and data recovery: 5 years (Preferred)
  • Inventory, examine, and perform comprehensive technical anal: 5 years (Preferred)
  • planning, conducting & coordinating criminal & administrativ: 5 years (Preferred)
  • countermeasures for computer and network vulnerabilities: 5 years (Preferred)
  • knowledge of all aspects of the digital environment: 5 years (Required)
  • relevant Digital Forensics Analyst: 5 years (Required)
  • Develop new tools, techniques, training: 5 years (Preferred)
  • Conducting tool development: 5 years (Preferred)

Education:

  • Bachelor s (Required)

License:

  • Forensics Examiner (CFCE) (Required)
  • AccessData. AccessData Certified Examiner (ACE) (Required)
  • BlackBag, Mac and iOS Certified Forensic Examiner (MiCFE) (Preferred)
  • International Association of Computer Investigative Speciali (Required)
  • Guidance Software, Encase Certified Examiner (EnCE) (Required)

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Tuition reimbursement

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 10:35:03 GMT

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