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Digital Media Analysis SME III

Job Title
Digital Media Analysis SME III
Requirement ID
Alexandria,  VA
Other Location

The Digital Media/Computer Forensic SME candidate will perform the following duties:

  • Utilize state of the art forensics tools(FTK/Encase,etc) to perform computer, mobile phone forensics and memory analysis (volatility, rekall)  in support of incident response. 
  • Conduct reverse engineering of suspicious files utilizing dynamic, automated and static analysis
  • Properly preserve evidence, maintain chain of custody and write malware analysis or forensic reports.
  • Recognize attacker and APT activity, tactics, and procedures as indicators of compromise (IOCs) that can be used to improve monitoring, analysis and incident response.
  • Install, secure, maintain and recommend forensic software and hardware within a Forensic Lab environment while following established configuration management processes.
  • Develop and build security content, scripts, tools, or methods to enhance forensic processes.
  • Work on Forensics team and mentor Incident Response and SOC staff.
  • Effectively investigate and identify root cause findings then communicate findings to stakeholders including technical staff, and leadership.
  • Develop and maintain Standard Operating Procedures
  • Flexible and adaptable self-starter with strong relationship-building skills
  • Strong problem solving abilities with an analytic and qualitative eye for reasoning under pressure
  • Ability to independently prioritize and complete multiple tasks with little to no supervision
Required Skills

Education/Min Years Experience:
• Bachelor’s degree in Science or Engineering Field, IT, or Cyber Security with 5 years experience, or 7 years of relevant experience in Lieu of degree.
• Relevant experience in media(endpoint/cell phone) forensics, reverse engineering or dynamic/static malware analysis

• Experience with Hard disk forensics and memory analysis
• Forensics on Windows, Linux and Mac
• Mobile Device Forensics

• Must have at least one or more of the following certifications:

Optional Skills

Desired Skills:
• SANS GREM certification
• SANS Mobile phone forensics certification
• Experience performing computer/media forensics in
Federal Government, DOD or Law Enforcement
• Cyber Kill Chain Knowledge

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