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Sr. Cyber Defense Forensic Analyst in Fairfax at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 4/7/2018

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Job Description

Sr. Cyber Defense Forensic Analyst

Collects, processes, preserves, analyzes, and presents computer-related evidence in support of

network vulnerability mitigation and/or criminal, fraud, counterintelligence, or law enforcement


Analyzes digital evidence and investigates computer security incidents to derive

useful information in support of system/network vulnerability mitigation.

  • Analyzes and evaluates existing or proposed systems and designs computer systems to process data.
  • Analyzes systems and procedures to refine their formulation and converts them to programmable formats.
  • Writes or updates software specifications.
  • Creates logical data models based on functional requirements.
  • Performs quality assurance review of specifications for internal and external delivery.
  • Troubleshoots and provides technical support and solutions to users.
  • Develops analytical tools for use in the design and redesign of systems.
  • Analyzes detail systems factors, including input and output requirements, information flow, hardware and software requirements, and reliability characteristics.
  • Prepares and updates documentation for new or existing systems.
  • Monitors system effectiveness in satisfying user needs.
  • May provide guidance and work leadership to less-experienced analysts.
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.
  • Participates in special projects as required.

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Computer Science or related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.
  • 5-8 years of directly related computer systems analysis and/or programming experience.

Additional Requirements:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of the fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures used in systems analysis and design.
  • Proficiency in the use of one or more specific technologies, depending on job assignment.
  • Professional Certification(s) may be required, depending on job assignment.
  • This position may be designated as critical to agency operations and may be required to be deployed as part of an Emergency Relocation Group (ERG) in conjunction with COOP deployment or emergency activation team.
  • Active Top Secret Security Clearance with SCI eligibility is required. In addition, must be able to obtain and maintain a favorably adjudicated DHS background investigation for continued employment.

Certifications: One or more of the following Certification(s): GCFE, GCFA, GREM, Encase, SANS Institute Forensic Toolkit (SIFT) or FTK vendor certifications and product experience,

CISM is preferred.

Job Requirements

5-8 years of directly related computer systems analysis and/or programming experience.

As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.