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Cyber Forensic Specialist Team Lead
Location:McLean, VA
FT/PT Status:Full Time
  
Job Description

Cyber Forensic Specialist Team Lead

 

Location

: United States-Virginia-Arlington

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: No relocation assistance available

Clearance Type: SCI

Shift

: 1st Shift

Travel

: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Description

 

Do you desire a patriotic role and the chance to defend our nation’s cyber infrastructure? Do you enjoy learning about new technologies and how they can be used to provide cutting edge services to our customers? If so, then look to join the Catapult Consultants team. The selected applicant will become part of Catapult Consultants' NEO Horizon program, formerly called United States Computer Emergency Readiness (US-CERT), responsible for analyzing and reducing cyber threats and vulnerabilities, disseminating cyber threat warning information, and coordinating incident response activities. NEO Horizon provides advanced network and digital media analysis expertise and defends against malicious activity targeting networks within the United States and abroad. 
• Ability to work independently, while possessing the necessary technical leadership qualities to communicate complex technical concepts effectively to technical and non-technical customers, senior management, and teammates to ensure the mission of cyber security professionals 
• Leads a team performing 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, conducing vulnerability analyses and risk management of computer systems. 
• Recovers information and electronic data from computer hard drives and other data storage devices, such as zip and flash drives that have been deleted, damaged or otherwise manipulated. 
• Utilizes cyber forensic tools (e.g., EnCase, Forensic Toolkit, Autopsy/Sleuthkit) and investigative methods to find electronic data, including Internet use history, word processing documents, images and other files. 
• As necessary, assists law enforcement officers in helping to solve cybercrimes or find electronic evidence of other kinds of crime. 

 

Qualifications

 Basic Qualifications: 
Active Top Secret Security Clearance with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI is required. In addition, selected candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a favorably adjudicated DHS background investigation (EOD) for continued employment. 
Experience with the following tools: EnCase, Forensic Toolkit, Autopsy/Sleuthkit 
Experience using investigative methods to locate specific electronic data. 
High-level proficiency in the latest cyber forensics, response, and reverse engineering skills and astute in the latest exploit methodologies. 

Preferred Qualifications: 
DHS SCI and level 3 EOD suitability. 
Forensics certification(s) in EnCE, CCE, CFCE, and/or GCFA. 

Catapult Consultants is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

 

Abilities Required:
• While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel while typing at a computer keyboard.
• The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach, or lift objects up to 10 pounds.
• The employee is frequently required to talk or hear. The vision requirements include: close vision.
EEO Statement
Catapult Consultants is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that every employee has the right to work in a dignified work environment free from all forms of discrimination and harassment. It’s our policy to recruit, employ, retain, compensate, train, promote, discipline, terminate and otherwise treat all employees and job applicants based solely on qualifications, performance, and competence. This policy reflects our belief that providing equal opportunities for all employees is a both our legal and moral responsibility, and good management practice.

All employees and applicants are treated without regard to age, sex, color, religion, race, national origin, citizenship, veteran status, current or future military status, sexual orientation, gender identification, marital or familial status, disability or any other status protected by law.
Disclaimer
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.