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Cyber Security Forensics Team Lead w/ Polygraph

Cyber Security Forensics Team Lead w/ Polygraph

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Information Technology
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Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
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Full Time

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Job Description

Ovesee all team activities and provide mentoring support to all forensic examiners and malware reverse engineers. Support overall forensics activities, provide in-depth analysis of suspected malicious code and/or infected systems and network devices, perform necessary inspection and reverse-engineering activities to understand the behavior of the software, the root cause for its presence, and develop recommendations on how to counter the threat.



1. Performs Computer Security Incident Response activities for a large organization, coordinates with other government agencies to record and report incidents.


2. Monitor and analyze Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) to identify security issues for remediation.


3. Recognizes potential, successful, and unsuccessful intrusion attempts and compromises thorough reviews and analyses of relevant event detail and summary information.


4. Evaluate firewall change requests and assess organizational risk.


5. Communicates alerts to agencies regarding intrusions and compromises to their network infrastructure, applications and operating systems.


6. Assists with implementation of counter-measures or mitigating controls.


7. Ensures the integrity and protection of networks, systems, and applications by technical enforcement of organizational security policies, through monitoring of vulnerability scanning devices.


8. Performs periodic and on-demand system audits and vulnerability assessments, including user accounts, application access, file system and external Web integrity scans to determine compliance.


9. Prepares incident reports of analysis methodology and results.


10. Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced technical staff members, and may have supervisory responsibilities.


11. May serve as a technical team or task leader.


12. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.


13. Participates in special projects as required.


- Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, professional training or work experience


- Advanced degree in cyber/digital forensics or cyber security desired


Required Skills & Experience:

- 8-10 years of progressively responsible experience performing forensic investigations, malware reverse engineering, cyber security incident response, and conducting cyber forensic investigations

- Demonstrated experience using commercial (EnCase, Blacklight, FTK, Cellebrite, XRY, Carbon Black, etc.) and open source (Autopsy, TCT, Bulk Extractor, etc.) methods and tools to perform computer forensic investigations

- Minimum 3 years experience leading a team of cyber forensic examiners and reverse engineers


Desired Skills & Experience:

- Relevant certifications (e.g., GCFE, GCFA, GREM)

- Experience in hardware reverse engineering

- Experience with data recovery tools (PC-3000) and techniques

- Experience performing low-level data extraction (e.g., JTAG, chip-off)


As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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