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Posted: Wednesday, January 31, 2018 5:59 PM

**Cyber Security Forensics Specialist Lead**
Job Description:
Works with senior client technical staff responsible for forensic analysis and oversees contractor cyber security forensic examiner activities\\. Provides mentoring support to all forensic examiners and engineers engaged in reverse engineering malware\\. Supports overall forensics activities, provides in\\-depth analysis of suspected malicious code and infected systems and network devices, performs necessary inspection and reverse\\-engineering activities to understand the behavior of installed software, the root causes for the presence of malware, and develops recommendations on how to counter the threat\\. As lead for contract forensics activities is responsible for formal tasking, scheduling assignment, training, and overall management of the forensic analyst team\\. Ensures through hands\\-on guidance and leadership effective, high quality forensic operations in defense of client IT systems and networks, including reporting that addresses overall situational awareness regarding defense against cyber threats and protection of information assets\\.
Additional expertise and responsibilities include:
+ Direct forensic staff and also participate in full spectrum forensic analysis across multiple type of computer and network devices, Windows and Linux hosts, mobile devices, virtual machines, software, and hardware
+ Up\\-to\\-date with industry forensics best practices, industry accepted forensic methodologies
+ Ensure timeliness, completeness, and accuracy for related case reporting
This position is contingent upon contract award\\.
+ Experience using commercial and open source methods and tools to perform computer forensic investigations \\(examples of commercial tools include, EnCase, Blacklight, FTK, Cellebrite, XRY, and Carbon Black\\. Examples of open source tools include Autopsy, TCT, and Bulk Extractor\\)
+ Minimum of 10 years of progressive responsibility in performing forensic investigations, malware reverse engineering, cyber security incident response with a minimum of 8 years of experience specifically conducting cyber forensic investigations
+ Minimum of 3 years of experience leading a team of cyber forensic examiners and reverse engineers
+ Active TS/SCI with Poly
Desired Requirements:
+ Relevant certifications such as GIAC Certified Forensic Examiner \\(GCFE\\), GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst \\(GCFA\\), GIAC Reverse Engineering Malware \\(GREM\\), or GIAC Network Forensic Analyst \\(GNFA\\)
+ Experience with data recovery tools and techniques, such as PC\\-3000
+ Experience performing low\\-level data extraction with tools such as JTAG or chip\\-off forensics
+ An advanced degree in cyber/digital forensics or cyber security
+ Bachelor of Science in systems engineering, computer engineering, or computer science
Essential Functions:
Work Environment
Work is accomplished in offices located in Jacobs and Government facilities and buildings\\. As necessary, must be able to travel to other work areas, be aware of safety requirements for those areas, and work within those constraints\\. All work must be completed in a safe manner in accordance with Company safety standards\\.
Physical Requirements
Position involves extended periods of sitting or standing\\. Physical requirements are: sitting, walking, standing, use of stairs, and access to remote structures\\. Typically required to lift and hold up to 30 pounds\\. Position is located on a Government facility; must be able to quickly evacuate buildings in the event of an emergency\\.
Equipment and Machines
Computer work required\\. Use of calculator, printer, fax, scanner, telephone, filing cabinets, and other standard office equipment is required\\.
Attendance and punctuality are essential in this highly collaborative environment\\. Overtime work may be required\\.
Other Essential Functions
99. Must be able to communicate effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization\\. Must work well under pressure to meet deadline requirements\\. Dress must be appropriate for the position and not pose a safety risk or hazard to the employee or others in accordance with Company policies\\. Must be a U\\.S Citizen\\. Must possess a valid state driver s license\\. Must pass a Federal background investigation\\. Must submit to pre\\-employment drug testing\\. Must maintain site access to Government facilities and computer systems\\. Must be willing to travel as\\-needed\\.
**Primary Location** United States\\-Virginia\\-Reston
**Req ID:** IHO00005C
Associated topics: identity, idm, information security, information technology security, malicious, phish, protect, security, security analyst, violation


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