Digital Forensics Engineer SME

  • Full-Time
  • Linthicum, MD
  • Peraton
  • Posted 1 year ago – Accepting applications
Job Description
Peraton is looking for a Digital Forensic Analyst to analyze electronic media in support of the Defense Cyber Crime Center (DC3) , focused mainly on intrusion investigations.
Uses a wide variety of forensic tools to locate malicious software and determine the vector of infection, the extent of the compromise, the attributes of the malware and any possible data exfiltrated , as well as conduct technical profiling of submitted media .
Performs forensic analysis of digital information and gathers and handles evidence.
Examines the hard drives of computers, storage devices, cell phones, PDA's, or any electronic device that may hold evidence that could be used in a court of law.
Performs a variety of forensic and electronic discovery services, including digital evidence preservation, forensic analysis, data recovery, tape recovery, electronic mail extraction, and database examination.
Uses forensically sound procedures to identify network computer intrusion evidence and identifies perpetrators.
Employs forensic tools and techniques to support investigation of computer fraud or other electronic crimes, crack files and system passwords, detects steganography and recovers deleted, fragmented and corrupted data from digital media of all types.
Observes proper evidence custody and control procedures, documents procedures and findings in a manner suitable for courtroom presentation and prepares comprehensive written notes and reports.
May be required to testify in federal/military court as expert witnesses.
Requires 10 to 12 years relevant experience with BS/BA in Computer Science, Forensic Science or related field; or 8 to 10 years with MS/MA; or 5 to 7 years with PhD.
Bachelors or equivalent work experience in Computer Science, Forensic Science or related fields
4 y ears conducting digital forensics on a variety of media, including Windows, OS X, Linux, Android and iOS
Experience writing Technical Report s, detailing results of analysis
E xperience with EnCase, FTK, X-Ways , Axiom, Forensic Explorer, Cellebrite and other forensic tools xperience identifying and analyzing malware
F ormalized training in the areas of computer science, forensics, etc.
Requires DoD Secret clearance
Preferred Additional Skills One or m ore r elated c ertifications such as the EnCE, CFCE, CCE, or CISSP Knowledge of a programming or scripting language Experience with volatile memory analysis
Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our employees do the can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Colorado Salary Minimum: $70,408.00
Colorado Salary Maximum: $150,508.80

The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position, and is just one component of Peraton's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, Peraton provides a variety of benefits to employees.
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