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Cyber Security Forensics Specialist w/Polygraph

Cyber Security Forensics Specialist w/Polygraph

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# of Openings 
Job Location 
Job Function 
Information Technology
Security Clearance Level 
Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Full/Part Time 
Full Time

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Job Description

The Specialist will assist in the prioritization of their assigned forensics tasks and regularly provide update to the status of assigned work.


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. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.


11. 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


- EnCase certification and/or other relevant certification(s) desired


  • Must possess a TS/SCI Full Scope Lifestyle polygraph clearance that is current/active
  • Bachelor’s degree in cyber/digital forensics, computer engineering, computer science, or other closely related IT discipline
  • Minimum 3 years’ of progressively responsible experience performing forensic investigations, malware reverse engineering, cyber security incident response
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience specifically conducting cyber forensic investigations.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

Desired Qualifications:

  • EnCase and other certifications preferred.
  • Experience with data recovery and data extraction tools and techniques
  • Experience with hardware test equipment (digital oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, multi-meters, logic analyzers, etc.) and in malware reverse engineering and analyzing disassembled code.

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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