Mid-level Digital Forensics Analyst

Job Location US-VA-Arlington
Job ID
2020-3429
Category
Information Technology
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

 

Evolver is a technology company serving the Federal, Commercial, and Legal markets that addresses client challenges in the present and transitions clients into the future by introducing efficient and effective IT solutions. Established in 2000, Evolver has successfully grown to be a trusted technology leader. Evolver’s efforts and growth have been recognized by leading publications and organizations, including Inc. 5000 for five consecutive years, and most recently “Future 50” from SmartCEO. With a dedicated focus on client satisfaction, Evolver has proven its value time and time again, from managing day-to-day operations to skillfully navigating the implementation and support of new technologies. Evolver’s core competencies are infrastructure, application development, cybersecurity, cloud, end-user support, data analytics and legal services.

 

We believe our employees are key to our success and continued growth. We attract and retain our diverse workforce by promoting a work-life balance with generous and flexible time off, competitive compensation and benefits, and a commitment to professional development. When you join Evolver, you join a community of talented and dedicated individuals whose abilities, skills, and actions contribute to the success of the company.

 

Evolver is seeking aMid-level Digital Forensics Analyst to work in Arlington, VA.

 

 

 

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

Maverick Cyber-Defense now Evolver Inc., A Converged Security Solutions Company is seeking a candidate to fill the role of Mid-level Digital Forensics Analyst for the OIG’s Office of Investigation (OIG/INV). OIG/INV has responsibility for planning, conducting, supervising, and coordinating criminal and administrative investigations and program reviews domestically and at overseas posts including those in Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan. Investigations encompass but are not limited to the operating, administrative, and financial activities of DOS/BBG units and seek to determine compliance with applicable laws, rules and DoS/BBG Policies and Regulations. 
 
Clearance Requirement - SECRET

Minimum Qualifications and Requirements

Duties, Tasks and Responsibilities:  

  • Assist INV criminal investigators in their casework by providing digital forensics support. 
  • Provide computer forensic support for high technology investigations in the form of computer forensic analysis and data recovery. 
  • Apply innovative techniques, which will allow the criminal investigators to locate their data quickly and efficiently, the incumbent will be both proactive and reactive in meeting the needs of the investigators.     
  • Retrieve data such as documents, photos and e-mails from cellphones, computer hard drives and other data storage devices that have been deleted, damaged or otherwise manipulated. 
  • Conduct tool development for computer and network forensics and vulnerability testing. 
  • Research and maintain proficiency in tools, techniques, countermeasures, and trends in computer and/or network vulnerabilities, data hiding and encryption. 
  • Develop new tools, techniques, training, and countermeasures for computer and network vulnerabilities, data hiding and encryption, and investigates computer and network intrusions. 
  • Inventory, examine, and perform comprehensive technical analyses of computer-related evidence such as digital media storage devices (hard disks, magnetic tapes, optical disks, memory cards, magnetic strip cards, floppy disks, and other types of digital media), and retrieves information stored on devices and provides the results in a format which is useful to investigators and prosecutors. 
  • Utilize current analytical computer applications and search and retrieval techniques and procedures to; access, collect, examine, and analyze data, evidence, and other digital information from a wide variety of sources to link possible criminal activity; establish possible criminal associations, detect trends, and prepare reports and statistics on investigations of interregional, national, or international origin or coverage. 
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Technical Requirements (required and desired)

Required Experience:  

  • Excellent working knowledge of all aspects of the digital environment including but not limited to hard drives, networking, and encryption. 
  • A minimum of four years of experience working in the digital forensics field and must currently possess basic and advanced digital forensics certifications.  
  • Knowledge of, and skill in applying, a wide range of concepts, principles, and practices involving: criminological theories and research methodologies; the use of investigative and intelligence gathering systems; information search and retrieval techniques and procedures; and automated intelligence systems sufficient to: conduct analysis of investigative cases (e.g., financial crimes, access device fraud, telecommunications fraud, electronic crimes, counterfeit U.S. currency and obligations); access, collect, examine, and analyze data, evidence, and other information from a variety of sources, including public access and law enforcement databases; conduct independent research, reconstruct complicated events, establish possible criminal associations, detect trends, and develop case-specific subject profiles; prepare link analysis in highly complex criminal investigations; and prepare reports of findings to use as evidence in prosecuting cases.  

Training and Certifications (required and desired)

The incumbent must possess at least 2 of the following digital forensics degrees or certifications: 

  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Computer Forensics 
  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Information Technology 
  • Masters Degree in Computer/Digital Forensics 
  • International Association of Computer Investigative Specialists, Certified Computer 
  • Forensics Examiner (CFCE) 
  • Guidance Software, Encase Certified Examiner (EnCE) 
  • AccessDataAccessData Certified Examiner (ACE) 
  • BlackBag, Mac and iOS Certified Forensic Examiner (MiCFE) 

 
Contractor may be required to provide testimony related to duties performed under this Statement of Work and may appear as a witness in a judicial or administrative proceeding with/without the issuance of a valid summons, subpoena, or other compulsory process. 

 

 

EOE Statement

At Evolver, we foster teamwork, growth, individuality and entrepreneurialism. We value employee opinions and encourage them to make a difference by getting involved and being thought-leaders. As a part of the Evolver team, we actively promote a working and learning environment that supports a highly qualified workforce and a quality of work life that is based on trust and respect for all employees resulting in a healthy and trusting organizational culture.

Evolver, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status. Evolver offers a comprehensive benefits plan including (but not limited to): medical, dental, vision, 401(k), life, AD&D and short term and long term disability insurance.

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