Job Summary

Forensics Engineer

  • Location:
    Herndon, Virginia
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  • Contract Type:
    Direct Hire

We are seeking a forensics engineer for a direct hire position with our client in Herndon, VA.
Position Profile
• Direct hire, full time
• Location is Herndon, VA
• Must be clearable to Top Secret (don’t need to have in hand)
• Role is Not just threat detection; will involve  threat modeling and not just looking at threats
• Client is a managed security provider doing 24.7 monitoring
• Will involve threat monitoring across all business units, performing cyber threat hunting (e.g. for a new application)
• Must be able to look into network to find new threat models with a hacker mentality—looking at threats and exploiting them, proactively
• Must be able to perform threat modeling – attacking threats and monitoring the dark web
• Able to look at controls and review/analyze- not just monitor (eyes and ears); keeping a close eye on network, threats and scenarios – using your imagination
• Forensics engineer should have specific experience with tools and hands-on experience with forensics work
• In the case of a breach, outsourced managed security provider team will give level 1 and 2 support; forensics will be level 3 and break the down system and perform forensics on why and how happened
• Must have analysis tools experience, hands on, with skills in systems administration and hacking  
• Will be developing a test lab

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