Digital Forensics Analyst

Location: Washington, DC
Date Posted: 09-18-2017
Lunarline is looking for a Digital Forensics Analyst to collect, process, preserve, analyze, and present computer-related evidence in support of network vulnerability mitigation and/or criminal, fraud, counterintelligence, or law enforcement investigations.
 
 Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Preserve and analyze data from electronic data sources, including laptop and desktop computers, servers, and mobile devices.
  • Investigate network intrusions to determine the cause and extent of the breach.
  • Preserve, harvest, and process electronic data according to the firm’s policies and practices.
  • Liaise with client representatives, research and maintain proficiency in tools, techniques, countermeasures, and trends in data.
  • Performs a variety of highly technical analyses and procedures dealing with the collection, processing, preservation, analysis, and presentation of computer-related evidence, and is responsible for disseminating and reporting cyber-related activities, conducing vulnerability analyses and risk management of computer systems.                
  • Recovers information and electronic data from computer hard drives and other data storage devices, such as zip and flash drives that have been deleted, damaged or otherwise manipulated.
  • Utilizes forensic tools and investigative methods to find electronic data, including Internet use history, word processing documents, images and other files.
  • Assists law enforcement officers in helping to solve cybercrimes or find electronic evidence of other kinds of crime.
  • Conduct research that focuses on rapidly emerging cyber threats, and the methods and processes employed by adversary employment of cyber warfare techniques, as well as offensive capabilities.
  • Resolves highly complex malware and intrusion issues using computer host analysis, forensics, and reverse engineering.
  • Discovers, analyzes, diagnoses, and reports on malware events, files and network intrusion and vulnerability issues. Recommends counter measures to malware and other malicious type code and applications that exploit customer communication systems.
                                                                                                                
Skills/Qualifications:
  • 5+ years of experience in the security aspects of multiple platforms, operating systems, software, communications, and network protocols along with malware analysis in support of incident analysis and response.
 
Minimum Education and Certifications
  • Bachelor degree in Information Technology/Computer Science/MIS, or related disciplines and/or equivalent work experience.
  • The following certifications (more than one is preferred): Lunarline, Inc. School of Cyber Security “Certified Expert” certifications, GCFE, GCFA, GREM, SIFT, or FTK.


Place of Performance:
Client site in Washington, DC.
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Disclaimer
  
Lunarline is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of Lunarline that all employees and applicants for employment will be treated in all respects on the basis of their merit and qualifications and without regard to their race, color, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion, gender, military status, marital status or ancestry.
Lunarline participates in the E-Verify program. Therefore, any employment with Lunarline will also be contingent upon confirmation from the Social Security Administration ("SSA") and/or the Department of Homeland Security ("DHS") of your authorization to work in the United States. 
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.
 
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