Cyber Forensics Analyst

Reston, VA

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Posted 1 month ago

Dark Wolf Solutions is looking for a Cyber Forensics Analyst to assist with cyber investigative efforts, conduct network traffic analysis, support cyber focused network architecture reviews, assess data pertaining to network intrusions and/or cyber related attacks, assess the client’s operational technologies. This work includes but not limited to:

  • Analyze IP network traffic for cyber issues as it related to security, technical and operational vulnerabilities and risk
  • Conduct network or networking technology assessments and write assessment reports based on findings
  • Cyber analytic experience, specifically familiarity with cyber actor TTPs
  • Provide insight into latest threats and countermeasures
  • Evaluate network operations using network management plat forms, auditing functions, and log reviews
  • Provide recommendations for end-to-end technical analysis
  • Maintain current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned

The Cyber Forensics Analyst shall work independently with little supervision and shall be flexible to support customers located throughout the Washington Metro Area.


Required Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of network/cyber security experience in a secure environment
  • Experience working on TCP/IP networking project s and demonstrated experience with cyber security, and/or network security principles
  • Experience with troubleshooting, investigating issues associated with IP network products including routers, switches, wireless networking, VPN's, IDS/ IPS, Firewalls, IOT appliances
  • Demonstrated experience with communications protocols such as IP, TCP, UDP, M PLS, OPSF, IGRP, BGP
  • Knowledge and experience with encrypt ion products, methodologies, configuration
  • Knowledge and experience with Network Packet Capture Appliances/Applications, such as Netwitness, Solera, Probe, Wireshark, Snort, Zeek
  • Knowledge and experience with network vulnerability scanners, web scanners, and database scanners, such as Nessus, Weblnspect, AppDetective
  • Experience with network management products such as HP OpenView, Solarwind
  • Experience with anonymous/privacy internet capabilities and supporting net work architecture
  • Experience using Splunk to analyze proprietary networks
  • Experience triaging sensitive technical data
  • Experience performing penetration testing
  • Thorough understanding of proprietary current and legacy US Government communication systems
  • Experience with the SIGINT product ion chain
  • Experience conducting or supporting technical cyber investigative efforts
  • Bachelor's Degree or a substantive experience in a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience
  • Active TS/SCI with Polygraph clearance required

Desired Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Telephony Systems and VoIP
  • Experience with Windows Server (2008R2/2012R2), Windows Workstation (7/ 8.1), Linux (Redhat/Debian), and OSX operating systems
  • Interface with vendors and third-party producers
  • Any of the following Certifications:
    • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
    • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
    • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Cisco Certified Network Professional, Juniper NCSP, or Juniper NCP
    • Amazon Cloud Service Certification or similar cloud certification
    • Red Hat Certified Security Specialist (RHCSS)


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Job tags: Architecture Auditing CEH CISSP Clearance Clearance Required Forensics IDS IPS Linux Network security Penetration testing Polygraph Splunk TCP/IP TTPs Vulnerabilities Windows