Digital Forensics Analyst


Overview

Digital Forensics Analyst

Guidehouse Washington, DC

 

Responsibilities

Guidehouse is looking for an experienced digital forensics analyst to support a federal government security operations center (SOC).  The ideal candidate shall have working knowledge of digital forensic standards including NIST SP 800-61 Computer Security Incident Handling Guide, SP 800-144 Guidelines on Security and Privacy in Public Cloud Computing, ISO/IEC 27041:2015 Guidance on assuring suitability and adequacy of incident investigative method; experience performing digital forensic investigations in on-premise IT environments, as well as Cloud computing environments; experience working in a collaborative team environment, and possess excellent verbal communication and technical writing skills.    

Required Qualifications

  • 3+ years digital forensics experience;
  • Uses leading edge technology and industry standard forensic tools and procedures to provide insight into the cause and effect of suspected cyber intrusions;
  • Follows proper evidence handling procedures and chain of custody protocols and produces written reports documenting digital forensic findings;
  • Determines programs that have been executed, finds files that have been changed on disk and in memory and uses timestamps and logs (host and network) to develop authoritative timelines of activity;
  • Finds evidence of deleted files and hidden data and identifies and documents case relevant file-system artifacts (browser histories, account usage and USB histories, etc.);
  • Creates forensically sound duplicates of evidence (forensic image) to use for data recovery and analysis;
  • Performs all-source research for similar or related network events or incidents;
  • Possesses skills in identifying different classes of attacks and attack stages and is knowledgeable of system and application security threats and vulnerabilities; and
  • Knowledgeable in proactive analysis of systems and networks, to include creating trust levels of critical resources.
  • DoD Secret security clearance
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Cybersecurity or related field

Desired Qualifications

  • Technical certifications (MCSE, CCNA, etc.)
  • Cybersecurity certifications (CISSP, CEH, etc.)
  • DoD Top Secret security clearance

 

job details

∎ location:

Washington DC

∎ Job Type

Direct Hire

∎ Date Posted

4 months ago

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