Host Based Cybersecurity Systems Analyst

Kforce Technology Staffing

Posted Under: Arlington, Virginia jobs in Professions; Professions jobs in zipcode 22246
Posted On: 2021-02-23

RESPONSIBILITIES:Kforce has a client seeking a Host Based Cybersecurity Systems Analyst in Arlington, VA.Responsibilities:* Acquiring/collecting computer artifacts (e.g., malware, user activity, link files, etc.) from systems in support of onsite engagements * Assessing evidentiary value by triaging electronic devices * Correlating forensic findings with network events to further develop an intrusion narrative * When available, collecting and documenting system state information (running processes, network connections, etc.) prior to imaging * Performing incident triage from a forensic perspective to include determining scope, urgency and potential impact* Tracking and documenting forensic analysis from initial involvement through final resolution * Collecting, processing, preserving, analyzing and presenting computer related evidence * Coordinating with others within the Government and with customer personnel to validate/investigate alerts or other preliminary findings * Conducting analysis of forensic images and other available evidence and drafting forensic write-ups for inclusion in reports and other written products * Assisting in documenting and publishing Computer Network Defense guidance and reports on incident findings to appropriate constituencies * Assisting in preliminary analysis by tracing an activity to its source and documenting findings for input into a forensic report * Assisting team members in imaging digital media * Assisting in gathering, accessing and assessing evidence from electronic devices using forensic tools and knowledge of operating systems - Using hashing algorithms to validate forensic imagesREQUIREMENTS:* 2+ years of directly relevant experience in cyber forensic investigations using leading edge technologies and industry standard forensic tools * Applicants must be fully authorized to work in the U.S. without sponsorship* Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information* Ability to create forensically sound duplicates of evidence (forensic images) * Able to write cyber investigative reports documenting digital forensics findings * Experience with the analysis and characterization of cyber attacks * Experience with proper evidence handing procedures and chain of custody protocols * Skilled in identifying different classes of attacks and attack stages * Knowledge of system and application security threats and vulnerabilities * Knowledgeable in proactive analysis of systems and networks, to include creating trust levels of critical resources* Must be able to work collaboratively across physical locationsKforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. - provided by Dice

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