Computer Forensic Technician

Join a fast-growing company highly experienced in cyber security, cloud computing, virtualization, big data analytics, and project management!  CDS offers competitive compensation, excellent benefits including tuition reimbursement and employer-contributed 401K, and referral bonuses.  We work with the best customers on-site at top government agencies.

CDS is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Description

On this contract that is pending final award in December 2016, CDS will support a cyber center of excellence that serves Department of Defense personnel and several Federal agencies.

The program delivers digital forensics and multimedia (D/MM) lab services, incident response, cyber tool/capability development, and cyber analytical support for information assurance (IA), critical infrastructure protection (CIP), law enforcement and counterintelligence (LE/CI), document and media exploitation (DOMEX), and counterterrorism (CT).

On this contract, CDS supports a highly regarded cyber crime laboratory that serves Department of Defense personnel and several Federal agencies.
The candidate will have the opportunity to gain Department of Defense forensic certifications while under mentorship. The work will be performed in a laboratory accredited by the American Society of Crime Laboratory Director’s Laboratory Accreditation Board (ASCLD/LAB).

CDS is committed to creating a diverse environment and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Keywords: EnCase, Encase Enterprise, Forensic, Autopsy, Cellebrite, Imaging, Wireless Cellular, Chain Of Custody

Keyword industry certifications: Security+, EnCE, CEH, ACE, CHFI, CCNA, CISSP, CCE, CFCE, Network+, MCSE, MCP, Server+, SSCP, GREM

Essential Job Functions

  • Designs audits of computer systems to ensure they are operating securely and that data is protected from both internal and external attack. Makes recommendations for preventive measures as necessary.
  • Assesses assigned system to determine system security status. Designs and recommends security policies and procedures to implement; ensures compliance to policies and procedures.
  • Designs training materials for computer security education and awareness programs.
  • Evaluates highly complex security systems per industry best practices to safeguard internal information systems and databases.
  • Defines and reviews security requirements and subsequently reviews complex systems to determine if they have been designed and established to comply with established standards.
  • Leads investigations of security violations and breaches and recommends solutions; prepares reports on intrusions as necessary and provides analysis summary to management.
  • Responds to more complex queries and request for computer security information and reports from both internal and external customers.
  • Provides technical consultation on highly complex tasks; may assist and/or provide limited direction to lower level technical personnel.
  • Provides product recommendations of security packages to customers; Reviews vendor products and makes recommendations as appropriate. Conducts cost analyses to determine feasibility of new products for clients.
  • Handle evidence while maintaining the chain of custody.
  • Conduct imaging and data extraction processes on a variety of media including thumb drives, memory cards, hard drives, game systems, and mobile devices.
  • Employ forensic tools and techniques to recover deleted, fragmented and corrupted data from digital media of all types.
  • Conduct examinations on gaming systems and mobile devices.
  • Create detailed notes on processes undertaken.
  • Inventory, disassemble, and reassemble a variety of hardware devices.
  • Testify in federal and military courts when required.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer forensics, computer science, computer engineering, information technology, or related field preferred
  • CISSP certification preferred
  • Eight to ten years of experience in related equivalent field
  • Master’s degree and six to eight years of related experience also qualify
  • Experience working with information security practices, networks, software, and hardware
  • Experience working with computer programming
  • Experience working with operating systems
  • Experience working with computer desktop packages such as Microsoft Word, Excel, etc.
  • Experience working with security architecture
  • Demonstrate sophisticated technical expertise, strong communications skills and the ability to think critically.
  • Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
  • Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.
  • Experience with disassembling and reassembling electronic devices such as computers and associated peripherals.
  • Experience with cellular device data extraction and analysis.
  • Understanding of hard drive architecture and connection types.
  • Understanding of cell phone architecture.
  • Department of Defense Certified Digital Media Collector certification or eligibility to take.
  • Documentation and written communication skills.

Other Qualifications

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills for resolving security issues
  • Good organization skills to balance work and lead projects
  • Basic leadership skills to effectively mentor and lead junior level personnel
  • Good interpersonal skills to interact with customers and team members
  • Strong communication skills to interact with team members and support personnel
  • Strong skills implementing and configuring networks and network components
  • Ability to work with relational databases
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Understanding of cell phone Operating Systems.
  • Familiarization with EnCase, AD FTK, dc3dd, Cellebrite UFED, Microsystemation XRY, or X-Ways Forensics
  • Advanced troubleshooting skills.
  • Familiarization with computer file systems.
  • Familiarization with gaming consoles (PlayStation, XBOX etc.).
  • Possess Hard Drive and/or Cell Phone repair skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills for resolving security issues
  • Good organization skills to balance work and lead projects
  • Basic leadership skills to effectively mentor and lead junior level personnel
  • Good interpersonal skills to interact with customers and team members
  • Strong communication skills to interact with team members and support personnel
  • Ability to work with relational databases
  • Ability to work in a team environment

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