Senior Cyber Forensic Analyst - Military veterans preferred

ManTech (


  full-time   employee   contract

United States

ManTech is seeking a motivated, career and customer oriented Senior Cyber Forensic Analyst to join our Team in Chantilly, VA to provide unparalleled support to our customer and to begin an exciting and rewarding career within ManTech.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

· Performs post-mortem analysis of the magnetic Media, optical Media, and volatile data (memory images) collected from compromised systems.

· Performs cyber incident forensic analysis to include determining scope, urgency, and potential impact; identifies the specific vulnerability exploited and makes recommendations that enable expeditious remediation.

· Performs Digital Media Forensics analysis to include static and dynamic binary analysis, file signature analysis, file system analysis, timeline analysis, hash analysis, etc.

· Performs remote incident handling support such as Forensics collections, intrusion correlation tracking, threat analysis and direct system remediation tasks to on-site responders.

· Provides malware analysis to develop incident timelines to include: the dates and times of significant events, command and control domains, and call back addresses; threat objective; and compromised hosts and data.

· Creates indicators of compromise to facilitate detection and prevention of similar attacks.

· Researches new attacks and exploits.

· Provides forensic/malware analysis reporting.

· Contributes to the completion of milestones associated with specific projects.

· Provides solutions to a variety of complex technical problems.

Position Requirements:

· Minimum Education: B.S. or relevant experience in related field.

· Minimum/General Experience: 5-7 years of related experience.

· Minimum 2 years of experience in a Cybersecurity Operations Center environment

· Experience with COTS technologies used in a Cybersecurity Operations Center environment

· CNDSP-IR (GCIH, CSIH, or CEH) certification

· IAT Level II (GSEC, Security+, SSCP, or CCNA-Security) certification desired

Demonstrated technical experience:

· Previous experience conducting Forensic examinations of diverse Digital Media.

· Research experience in tracking cyber threat and malware campaign activity.

· Tool agnostic ability to conduct preliminary malware analysis.

· Familiarity with the classes of enterprise cyber defense technologies; SIEM, Network and host-based Intrusion Detection, System/Intrusion Prevention Systems (IDS/IPS).

· Prior experience in network Forensics with an emphasis on detecting malicious activity using network traffic.

· Strong understanding of Operating Systems and Network Protocols.

· Experience doing dynamic malware analysis Working knowledge of database and operating system security.

· Understanding of latest security principles, techniques, and protocols.

· Ability to function in a fast-paced environment and effectively manage multiple tasks simultaneously; coordinating resources and ensuring scheduled goals are met.

· Ability to effectively interact with various levels of senior management is necessary.

· Ability to make decisions and resolve problems effectively – Seek out information and data to evaluate, prioritize and formulate best solution or practice.

· Must be able to multi-task, work independently and as part of a Team, share workloads, and deal with sudden shifts in project priorities.

Clearance Requirement:

· Must possess an active TS/SCI and will be subject to a CI polygraph.