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Forensics Analyst III - Alexandria, VA

Post Posted: Nov 19, 08 19:16

Forensics Analyst III
Alexandria, VA (Washington, D.C. Metro Area)

As an emerging expert, formulates and defines system scope and objectives based on user needs. Devises or modifies procedures to solve complex problems considering equipment capacity and limitations, operating time, and form of desired results. Prepares detailed specifications from which programs will be written. Analyzes and revises existing system logic difficulties and documentation as necessary. Has full technical knowledge of all phases of applications systems analysis. May have responsibility for quality assurance. As team leader, directs the work of less experienced analysts.

Requires bachelor's degree (in Computer Science, Management Information Systems or related field) or equivalent, and seven to nine years of related experience.

A Digital Forensics Analyst Level III functions in a lead capacity assuming responsibilities as a technical specialist. A Digital Forensic Analyst III conducts complex analysis on evidence submitted at an advanced level according to established procedures and protocols. He/she produces detailed accurate reports of results and conclusions. A Digital Forensics Analyst Level III follows all laboratory policies and practices.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Demonstrated experience in and ability to demonstrate the interpretation, processing and translation of file and operating system artifacts across a variety of platforms.

Demonstrated expert-level experience in the use of automated forensic tools (e.g. EnCase, Forensic Toolkit, Paraben Suite), Xways, BlackBag Forensic Suite, Knoppix based tools, etc.) and able to articulate, in detail, the processes being conducted by these automated forensic tools.

Demonstrated experience and be able to demonstrate the processing of large-volume forensic and ediscovery investigations.

Demonstrated expert-level experience in non-static digital forensic examinations utilizing remote forensic software (e.g. EnCase® Enterprise Edition, etc.).

Demonstrated experience in designing, implementing, and administering networks in a LAN/WAN/MAN environment.

Demonstrated expert-level experience in the forensic analysis of a wide variety of enterprise e-mail systems (e.g. Exchange, Lotus, etc.), archiving systems, and backup systems.

Demonstrated experience in the manual reconstruction of a RAID array.

Demonstrated working knowledge of and ability to make application of the Federal Rules of Evidence (FRE) and Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP) as they apply to electronic evidence as well as demonstrated experience in applying these rules to the framework of an investigation or litigation.

Demonstrated experience testifying and taking testimony in a civil, criminal, regulatory or administrative proceeding.

Demonstrated experience in Object-Oriented Programming (e.g. C++, Java, EnScript, etc.) and experience in the design and development of relational databases (e.g. Access, SQL Server, MySQL, etc.) in support of large-scale digital forensic investigations and data-analysis.

Demonstrated strong project management skills with the ability to multitask and manage several projects at any given time.

Will be responsible for planning, organizing, directing and conducting forensic analysis on a variety of electronic media in support of agency matters including large-scale investigations.

Will serve as a source of technical counsel and advice for productions requiring IT forensic support across diverse types of media.

Will be responsible for managing digital forensics examinations through the entire lifecycle (case planning, intake, acquisition, examination, presentation and disposition).

Will be responsible for performing complex, large-scale digital forensic examinations to include collection in a live client-server environment utilizing validated remote forensic software (e.g. EnCase Enterprise Edition, etc.).

Will provide technical guidance and assistance to legal staff while ensuring that proper precautions are taken in the preservation and prevention of spoliation of electronic evidence.

Will provide oral and written communications to legal staff concerning results of examinations to include legal declarations as well as testimony at trial.

Will develop, craft, and articulate subpoena language and partner with legal staff to develop strategies for productions and negotiate file and media formats.

Performs related work as required

Required Qualifications:
Requires bachelor's degree (in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Digital Forensic Science, Computer Science/Engineering, Computer Information Systems, Mathematics, or a related field) or equivalent, and seven to nine years of related experience.

Must possess extensive experience conducting digital forensic investigations across a variety of hardware and software architectures.

Must have extensive experience in planning, organizing, directing, and controlling large-scale forensic examinations at the enterprise level within the preceding 5 years.

Must possess and maintain CompTIA A+ certification and either the EnCase Certified Examiner (EnCE) OR IACIS Certified Forensic Computer Examiner (CFCE) certifications.

Desired Qualifications:
Master's degree in Digital Forensic Science, Computer Science/Engineering, Computer Information Systems, Mathematics, or a related field.

Intelligent Decisions is a full-cycle, IT hardware, software and professional services company that focuses on data lifecycle management, cyber and physical security, network operations, advanced systems integration and specialized services supporting the Intelligence community.

Founded in 1988, we are privately held, carry a TS facility clearance.

If this interest you, please give me a call of feel free to respond with your resume, including salary requirement. I look forward to hearing from you soon.


Montellace Greene
Technical Recruiter
Intelligent Decisions Inc.
21445 Beaumeade Circle
Ashburn, Virginia 20147

Work: 703-554-1743
Mobile: 703-225-9126
Fax: 703-554-1943
Email: mgreene @ intelligent.net  

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