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Sr. Principal Digital Forensic Analyst/Subject Matter Expert in Fairfax at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 3/7/2018

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Job Description

Installs, configures, troubleshoots, and maintains server configurations (hardware and software) to ensure their confidentiality, integrity, and availability. Manages accounts, firewalls, and patches. Responsible for access control, passwords, and account creation and administration. Responsible for setting up and maintaining a system or specific components of a system (e.g. for example, installing, configuring, and updating hardware and software; establishing and managing user accounts; overseeing or conducting backup and recovery tasks; implementing operational and technical security controls; and adhering to organizational security policies and procedures).


Sr. Principal Digital Forensic Analyst/Subject Matter Expert

Assembles and coordinates with customer technical teams and third-parties to resolve incidents as quickly and efficiently as possible

Ensures adequate and timely receipt, tracking, and response to eDiscovery and computer forensic requests to meet audit, compliance and legal requirements

Conducts forensic examinations of electronic evidence, including computer-related equipment, and mobile devices

Prepares written reports of forensic examination findings, briefs senior leadership

Uses forensic software applications to analyze electronic media

Physically disassembles and reassembles computers and related hardware

Monitors the collection, documentation, transportation, labeling, and security of evidence during forensic processing

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.

Preserves and analyzes data from electronic data sources, including laptop and desktop computers, servers, and mobile devices.

Supervises the investigations of network intrusions to determine the cause and extent of the breach.

Preserves, harvests, and processes electronic data according to the DHS’s policies and practices.

Utilizes forensic tools and investigative methods to find electronic data, including Internet use history, word processing documents, images and other files.

If requested, assists law enforcement officers in helping to solve cybercrimes or find electronic evidence of other kinds of crime.

This position could be deployed in the field on-site at a DHS customer to support/perform incident response or cyber hunt activities if the need arises.

Additional Requirements:

This position could possibly 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

10-15 years of related experience in data security administration.

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.