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Cyber Security Forensic Specialist, w/Poly

REQ#: 2019-65305
Job Description

Cyber Security Forensic Specialist

We are GDIT. The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work has meaning and impact on the world around us, but also on us, and that’s important.
GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing autonomy, seizing opportunity, and being trusted to deliver your best every day.
We think. We act. We deliver. There is no challenge that we can’t turn into opportunity. And our work depends on a Cyber Security Forensic Specialist joining our team to support Government activities in Chantilly, VA.
At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Cyber Security Forensic Specialist supporting the customer, you will be trusted to support digital forensic analysis for the purpose of identifying CI issues to mitigate operational risks and to perform reverse-engineering of various technologies. In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Examinations of information technology media, mobile devices, network equipment, and foreign technical gear - and assessing the equipment at all points along the hardware/software spectrum
  • Primary support for any software customization and tailoring that is required, to include enhancing and maintaining software/tools utilized to support analysis activities
  • Conducting system testing and evaluation
  • Delivering technical support to investigations and insider threat issues
  • Providing critical CI guidance on infrastructure, networks, and supply chain issues
  • Working independently with little supervision and be flexible to work and support IT Operation needs as requested
  • Performing all procedures necessary to ensure the safety of information systems assets and to protect systems from intentional or inadvertent access or destruction


  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.
  • Minimum of 8 years related experience
  • Technical Skills:

Experience with various computer forensics and software reverse engineering tools (EnCase, FTK, X-Ways, Magnet IEF, BlackLight, etc.)
- Experience with multiple OS (Windows, Linux, OSX)
- Experience with data identification, reduction, and analysis to detect suspicious data types, COVCOM tools, modified software and/or other malicious content

Understanding of network vulnerability analysis and penetration testing with both open-source and commercial tools (Nmap, Wireshark, Metasploit, Canvas, Kismet, BackTrack, etc.)

Knowledge/understanding of system kernel level processing to detect and report on significant kernel events such as root kits, hooked functions, call tables, and data structures

Capable of imaging various types of electronic media (SSD/HDD, thumb drives, volatile memory, CDs, etc.)
- Security Clearance Level: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience performing hands-on forensic review/reverse engineering of modern mobile devices (Android, iOS, etc.)
  • Experience working with virtualization software and virtualized environments (ESXi, VMWare, VirtualBox, etc.)
  • Experience with computer programming and scripting languages (Python, Bash, Powershell, Java, C/C++, etc.)
  • Experience with both static and dynamic malware analysis and ability to conduct analysis of identified malicious software/code
  • Experience reviewing and reverse engineering hardware, radiofrequency (RF) communication systems, and cellular network protocol structures
  • Experience working with debuggers and disassemblers (OllyDbg, WinDbg, IDA Pro, Binary Ninja, etc.)
  • Related certifications (CISSP, CEH, EnCE, etc.)


  • Alignment to a mission-critical role that directly impacts the customer’s ability to effectively prosecute its mission.
  • Direct engagement with contractor leadership that centers upon career development/mobility, enhanced performance evaluation, and corporate information sharing & networking opportunities.
  • Placement on a dynamic team of talented professionals that organically fosters an environment of innovation, collaboration, and trust.

BA/BS in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.


8+ years of related experience

For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.

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Security Clearance:
Top Secret / SCI + Poly
Chantilly, Virginia
United States
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