Digital Forensics Analyst

Full Time
Huntsville, AL
Areas of Interest: Digital Forensics, Investigation, Test and Evaluation
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The CGI Federal Security Operations Center (SOC) is seeking a mid to senior level Digital Forensic Analyst to support intrusion and insider threat investigations for internal and external customers. The Digital Forenisic Analyst will join a team of highly skilled Digital Forensic Analysts working in a dedicated Digital Forensic laboratry. The Digital Forensic Analyst will be responsible for using a wide variety of forensic tools and investigative methods to find: specific electronic data, locate malicious code, determine the infection vector, scope of the compromise, malware artifacts, possible data ex-filtration activity, documents, photos and e-mails from computer hard drives and other data storage devices, such as zip and flash drives that have been deleted, damaged or otherwise manipulated. The Digital Forensic Analyst will also create forensic reports of various levels detailing examination findings for CGI Federal customers.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

  • Conduct data forensic investigations for enterprise computer security incidents including but not limited to: internal and external intellectual property theft, attacks/intrusions, policy violations and insider threats investigations.
  • Perform operational software/hardware testing on digital equipment and other electronic devices.
  • Follow through on leads until all possible avenues have been exhausted during a forensic investigation.
  • Prepare forensic reports and documents regarding case details, findings and recommendations. 
  • Perform log, memory and RAW data analysis.
  • Conduct imaging of multiple data types. 
  • Maintain full Chain of Custody and Evidence tracking. 
  • Analyze data and investigative information.
  • Perform post-incident computer forensics without destruction of critical data.
  • Organize and present all relevant case information for a technical and non-technical audience

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Ability to read and interpret PCAP data.
  • Ability to work greater than 40 hours per week as needed.
  • Ability to work on-call for escalated cyber security incidents.
  • Experience with Digital Forensics tools (e.g., EnCase, FTK).
  • Ability to read and interpret PCAP data.
  • Ability to work greater than 40 hours per week as needed.
  • Ability to work on-call for escalated cyber security incidents.
  • Experience with Digital Forensics tools (e.g., EnCase, FTK).
  • Experience with all imaging types and methods. 
  • Experience with Microsoft, Apple, and Linux-based operating systems.
  • Extensive experience conducting Forensic Analysis on compromised systems.
  • Strong knowledge of policies and procedures regarding chain of custody practice.
  • Familiarity with forensic artifacts typically found on Windows and Linux operating systems.
  • Knowledge of proper forensic investigation techniques when working with compromised system images or files.
  • Experience with volatile memory analysis.
  • Experience with Cyber, Insider Threat and Policy Violation Investigations.
  • Technical Report Writing Experience.
  • Four plus years of experience with EnCase, FTK, X-Ways or Other Computer Forensic Tools.
  • Digital Forensic and Incident Response Certifications such as: GCFE, GCFA, CHFI, CCE, CFC, EnCE, CFCE.
  • Experience working in a SOC environment. 
  • Experience conducting eDiscovery investigations. 
  • Experience removing RAM, HDDs and other storage media from electronic devices. 
  • Experience creating custom scripts (e.g., PERL, Python, shell).

Due to the nature of the government contract, US Citizenship required.

What you can expect from us:

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Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, gender Identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, or other status protected by law. CGI will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with CGI’s legal duty to furnish information.

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