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Digital Forensic Examiner

Company: General Dynamics
Location: Bethesda
Posted on: June 5, 2021

Job Description:

Responsibilities for this Position

Digital Forensic Examiner

Job ID: 2021-48284


Required Clearance: TS/SCI with Polygraph

Posted Date: 4/8/2021

Category: Cyber

Employment Type: Full Time

Hiring Company: General Dynamics Mission Systems

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in a related specialized area or field or the equivalent is required plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.


Department of Defense TS/SCI with Polygraph security clearance is required at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

Responsibilities for this Position

Put your Digital Forensics talent to the ultimate test. At General Dynamics Mission Systems, we create the technologies, products and services that help our service members, intelligence analysts and first responders keep our nation safe. The work we do is so advanced our teams often redefine what's possible for the world. If you want to be a leader with the company that delivers smart solutions for our nation's challenges, this is your opportunity.

You will provide technical forensic support for federated, internal, and global external customers. Conducts exploitation processes on a variety of media including hard drives, thumb drives, and memory cards. Conducts imaging and data extraction processes on a variety of media including hard drives, thumb drives, and memory cards. Creates detailed notes on processes undertaken and develops intelligence-based reporting. Provides testing and evaluation of emerging trends in digital forensics software and hardware and assists the customer in developing new and innovative forensic processes and procedures. Conducts peer reviews of other examiners' reporting and serves as a mentor for less experienced examiners.

Required Skills:

  • DoD 8570 compliance - any Tier 2 certificate at time of start
  • Subject matter expert in the field of digital media exploitation or forensics
  • Understanding of hardware configurations and comfort with disassembling and reassembling computers and periphery devices
  • Understanding of hard drive architecture and connection types
  • Understanding of computer file systems
  • In-depth experience with file system forensics
  • In-depth experience with registry analysis
  • In-depth experience with Internet history analysis
  • Understanding of steganography and encryption detection and analysis
  • Understanding of managing complex large data set analysis
  • In-depth experience with timeline analysis
  • Experience with forensic media imaging
  • In-depth experience with email analysis
  • In-depth experience with signature and hash analysis
  • Experience with forensics tools such as EnCase, Forensic Toolkit, iLook, etc.
  • Strong documentation and written communication skills with technical report writing experience
  • Industry standard certification(s) such as: CFCE, EnCE, ACE, GIAC, DoD

Desired Skills:

  • Advanced troubleshooting skills
  • Hard drive and/or cellular phone repair skills
  • Forensic tool and script development
  • Metadata extraction and analysis
  • Network and intrusion analysis
  • Mobile/Cellular device analysis
  • Forensic video analysis
  • Digital forensic instructor
  • Software development
  • Database analysis/development
  • Reverse engineering
  • Application analysis
  • Malware analysis
  • Network forensics
  • Intrusion analysis
  • Intelligence analysis
  • Social networking analysis
  • Law enforcement investigation
  • Finished intelligence report writing

Company Overview

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. With a global team of 12,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas. Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency. We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose. You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!

General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran

Keywords: General Dynamics, Bethesda , Digital Forensic Examiner, Other , Bethesda, Maryland

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