Forensics Analyst


Blue Canopy Group is seeking a SOC Tier I Forensics Analyst to support our Federal Program in Woodlawn, MD.

Fast-growing premier cyber-security company is expanding its security, privacy, and incident response practices. Our teams provide full-scope IT Security services including: Strategic Planning, Continuous Controls Assessments, Penetration Testing, Engineering, Privacy, Internal Controls, Security Operations Center, and Incident Response. Our assessments follow well-defined and streamlined practices that use custom designed productivity enhancement tools designed to provide deep and broad situational risk awareness. Our pen-tests deliver the evidence that is often required to get the attention of senior management that compels them to take effective action to strengthen defenses. Our engineers deploy and configure cutting-edge enterprise tools (including: Splunk, Archer, Bit9, Invincea, Tripwire, McAfee, ArcSight and more) for discovering intrusions and eradicating advanced persistent threats. Our Privacy and Internal Controls auditors deliver the information required to manage institutional risks to sensitive data and systems. Our SOC and CSIRT teams continuously develop and improve strategies to detect and validate active threats to the enterprise and respond to them rapidly and effectively. We are growing our teams of skilled security professionals with those who are interested in taking their careers to the next level in cyber-security by developing innovative solutions that advance the state-of-the-art and deliver meaningful risk reduction.

Essential Job Functions:

The SOC Tier I Forensics Analyst provides dedicated forensics and incident response for CSIRT operations. The Analyst will utilize the latest in security technology and be on the forefront of investigations and incident response.


  • Investigate events for evidence of insider threats or attacks
  • Detect, process, handle, intercept, and report possible breach events involving electronically transmitted and/or insecurely stored PHI and/or PII
  • Support the generation of Incident Reports and other collateral
  • Assist with management of incident response including all required communications: initial reporting, follow-ups, requests for information and resolution activity
  • Coordinates w/ Federal and IC Cyber Threat community and working groups
  • Examinations from multiple sources such as memory analysis, netflow data, web proxy, firewall and IDS logs, network capture and others.

Required Experience, Skills, & Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of IT experience in information security with specific Forensics experience
  • Experience with forensics examinations from multiple sources such as memory analysis, netflow data, web proxy, firewall and IDS logs, network capture and others.
  • Bachelor’s degree in an IT related field or equivalent education or work experience
  • Computer Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT) or Security Operations Center (SOC) environment experience
  • A plus is at least one (1) certification in the field of information security from a respectable security organization. Desirable certifications include, but not limited to: GNFA, GCIH, GCIA, Security +, Network +, CEH, CISSP, CCNA (Security) or equivalent Certifications.
  • Candidates must be willing to work a determined shift schedules
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Self-motivated and able to work in an independent manner

Clearance: Must be able to obtain “Secret” level clearance. (SF-85 and SF-86 submission required)

Operating at the intersection of mission and technology, Blue Canopy Group, LLC is one of the fastest growing woman-owned businesses in the Greater Washington, D.C. area. We focus on delivering outcomes that matter by harnessing the power of technology, combing governance with process improvement. We provide support to both Federal and Commercial clients in five areas: Mission Support Services, Cyber Security, Big Data Analytics, Cloud & Mobility and Agile Development. Our core values around commitment to clients and our people drive Blue Canopy in the relentless pursuit to innovate and help our clients’ problem solve by building solutions as a team. Blue Canopy is headquartered in Reston, VA and employs over 450 highly skilled professionals.

Blue Canopy Group, LLC is EOE/AA/M/F/Vet/Disability


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