Tier 2 IR Night Shift Front

Adaptability, Art, Bash, CAN, CHFI, CISSP, COM, Certified Ethical Hacker, Cisco Certifications, Computer, Computer forensics, Continuous integration, Cyber security, DoD, ECSA, EnCase, Encryption, Engineering, Federal government, Forensic Toolkit, Forensics, GCFA, GCIA, GCIH, GIAC, GPEN, IT, Incident management, Information systems, Investigation, Law enforcement, Leadership, Log analysis, Malware analysis, Mentorship, Microsoft Windows, Monitoring, Network forensics, Network layer, Network security, Networking, OSCP, Penetration testing, Problem solving, Python, ROOT, Reasoning, Relationship building, Research, Reverse engineering, SANS, Science, Scripting, Security, Security analysis, Security clearance, Self motivated, Splunk, Supervision, System on a chip, Tier 2, Troubleshooting, Visual Basic, Web applications, Windows PowerShell, Wireless communication
Contract W2, Contract Corp-To-Corp, 84 Months
Depends on Experience
Travel not required

Job Description

Our Ashburn VA based client is looking for  a Tier 2 IR Night Shift Front. This position requires an active DHS Public Trust Clearance. If you are interested in this opening, please forward a copy of your updated resume in word format to


Must Have One of the Following J3 Certifications

GCIH – Incident Handler

GCFA – Forensic Analyst

GCFE – Forensic Examiner

GREM – Reverse Engineering Malware

GISF – Security Fundamentals

GXPN – Exploit Researcher and Advanced Penetration Tester

GWEB – Web Application Defender

GNFA – Network Forensic Analyst

OSCP (Certified Professional)

OSCE (Certified Expert)

OSWP (Wireless Professional)

OSEE (Exploitation Expert)

CCFP – Certified Cyber Forensics Professional

CISSP – Certified Information Systems Security

CCNA Security

CCNP Security

CEH – Certified Ethical Hacker

CHFI – Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator

LPT – Licensed Penetration Tester

ECSA – EC-Council Certified Security Analyst

ENSA – EC-Council Network Security Administrator

ECIH – EC-Council Certified Incident Handler

ECSS – EC-Council Certified Security Specialist

ECES – EC-Council Certified Encryption Specialist


Windows Forensic Examinations – FTK WFE-FTK

Computer Incident Responders Course - CIRC

Windows Forensic Examination – EnCase – Counter Intelligence (CI) - WFE-E-CI

Forensics and Intrusions in a Windows Environment -FIWE


Primary Responsibilities

  • Utilize state of the art technologies such as host forensics tools(FTK/Encase), Endpoint Detection & Response tools, log analysis (Splunk) and network forensics (full packet capture solution) to perform hunt and investigative activity to examine endpoint and network-based data.
  • Conduct malware analysis, host and network, forensics, log analysis, and triage in support of incident response.
  • Recognize attacker and APT activity, tactics, and procedures as indicators of compromise (IOCs) that can be used to improve monitoring, analysis and incident response.
  • Develop and build security content, scripts, tools, or methods to enhance the incident investigation processes.
  • Lead  Incident Response activities and mentor junior SOC staff.
  • Work with key stakeholders to implement remediation plans in response to incidents.
  • Effectively investigative and identify root cause findings then communicate findings to stakeholders including technical staff, and leadership.
  • Flexible and adaptable self-starter with strong relationship-building skills
  • Strong problem solving abilities with an analytic and qualitative eye for reasoning
  • Ability to independently prioritize and complete multiple tasks with little to no supervision          


Basic Qualification

  • Bachelor’s degree in Science or Engineering Field, IT, or Cybersecurity  or related field
  • 3+ years of experience be in the areas of incident detection and response, remediation malware analysis, or computer forensics.
  • Must have at least one of the following certifications:
  • SANS GIAC: GCIA, GCFA, GPEN GCFE, GREM, IH ISC2 CCFP, CCSP, CISSP, CERT CSIH EC Council: CHFI, Offensive Security: OSCP, OSCE, OSWP and OSEE Encase: EnCE, DOD 8570: IAT L3, CNDSP Analyst or IR Carnegie Mellon: CSIH
  • Ability to script in one more of the following computer languages Python, Bash, Visual Basic or Powershell


Preferred Qualification

Experience in Federal Government, DOD or Law Enforcement in CND, IR or SOC role

Cyber Kill Chain Knowledge

Dice Id : baseone
Position Id : Tier 2 IR
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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