Digital Forensic Incident Response Analyst

USA, DC, Washington (935 Pennslyv Ave NW)

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Booz Allen Hamilton

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Digital Forensic Incident Response Analyst

Key Role:

Collect, analyze, and present digital evidence in support of computer investigations. Apply basic principles, theories, and concepts and limited industry knowledge. Solve routine problems of limited scope and complexity and refer more complex issues to higher levels. Work under direct supervision.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 8+ years of experience in cybersecurity

  • Experience with Windows, Apple OSX, and Linux operating systems operations and artifacts

  • Experience with SIEM technologies, including Splunk, Microsoft Sentinel, or Elastic

  • Experience with forensics tools, including Magnet Axiom, and FTK

  • Experience with performing forensic imaging, remote collection, and forensic analysis

  • Experience with malware analysis, including static, dynamic, and reverse engineering

  • Experience with performing root cause analysis and following through with all phases of the incident response lifecycle

  • Top Secret clearance

  • Bachelor’s degree or 6+ years of experience with systems engineering and computing platforms in lieu of a degree

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience with acquiring memory from the host and performing memory analysis (RAM) with tools, including Volatility

  • Experience with Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) tools, including CrowdStrike Falcon and FireEye HX

  • Experience with performing analysis of packet capture using tools, including WireShark

  • Experience with Python or PowerShell

  • Experience with performing Incident Response and Forensics in cloud computing environments

  • Knowledge of Enterprise Network Architecture, including routing, switching, common protocols, including DHCP, DNS, or HTTP, and devices, including Firewalls, Proxies, or VPN

  • Knowledge of the lifecycle of cyber security threats, attacks, attack vectors, and methods of exploitation

  • Knowledge of intrusion set tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs)

  • ACE, EnCE, GCFE, CCI, GREM, CHFI, GCFA, or CCFP Forensic Certification


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Top Secret clearance is required.

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Grow With Us 

Your growth matters to us—that’s why we offer a variety of ways for you to develop your career. With professional and leadership development opportunities like upskilling programs, tuition reimbursement, mentoring, and firm-sponsored networking, you can chart a unique and fulfilling career path on your own terms.  

A Place Where You Belong 

Diverse perspectives cultivate collective ingenuity. Booz Allen’s culture of respect, equity, and opportunity means that, here, you are free to bring your whole self to work. With an array of business resource groups and other opportunities for connection, you’ll build your community in no time. 

Support Your Well-Being 

Our comprehensive benefits package includes wellness programs with HSA contributions, paid holidays, paid parental leave, a generous 401(k) match, and more. With these benefits, plus the option for flexible schedules and remote and hybrid locations, we’ll support you as you pursue a balanced, fulfilling life—at work and at home.  

Your Candidate Journey 

At Booz Allen, we know our people are what propel us forward, and we value relationships most of all. Here, we’ve compiled a list of resources so you’ll know what to expect as we forge a connection with you during your journey as a candidate with us.  


At Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choices, and support your total well-being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, work-life programs, and dependent care. Our recognition awards program acknowledges employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our values. Full-time and part-time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in Booz Allen’s benefit programs. Individuals that do not meet the threshold are only eligible for select offerings, not inclusive of health benefits. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Resource page on our Careers site and reviewing Our Employee Benefits page.

Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual’s particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $84,600.00 to $193,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen’s total compensation package for employees. This posting will close within 90 days from the Posting Date.

Work Model
Our people-first culture prioritizes the benefits of flexibility and collaboration, whether that happens in person or remotely.

  • If this position is listed as remote or hybrid, you’ll periodically work from a Booz Allen or client site facility.
  • If this position is listed as onsite, you’ll work with colleagues and clients in person, as needed for the specific role.

EEO Commitment

We’re an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change – no matter their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law.

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Tags: CHFI Clearance Cloud CrowdStrike DNS EDR EnCE Firewalls Forensics GCFA GCFE GREM Incident response Linux Malware PowerShell Python Reverse engineering Sentinel SIEM Splunk Top Secret Top Secret Clearance TTPs VPN Windows

Perks/benefits: 401(k) matching Career development Equity / stock options Flex hours Health care Medical leave Parental leave Wellness

Region: North America
Country: United States

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