Digital Forensic Examiner

General Dynamics Mission Systems (


  full-time   employee

United States

Basic Qualifications
Required Skills:
Demonstrated experience in the field of digital media forensics
Understanding of computer file systems
In-depth experience with file system forensics
In-depth experience with registry analysis
In-depth experience with Internet history analysis
Understanding of steganography and encryption detection and analysis
Understanding of managing complex large data set analysis
In-depth experience with timeline analysis
Experience with forensic media imaging
In-depth experience with email analysis
In-depth experience with signature and hash analysis
Demonstrated experience with forensics tools such as EnCase, FTK, and Xways
Strong documentation and written communication skills with technical report writing experience
Desired Skills:
Industry standard certification(s) such as: CFCE, EnCE, ACE, GIAC, DoD
Forensic tool and script development
Programming experience
Law enforcement investigation experience and understanding of search and seizure
Education Requirements:
Bachelor's degree in a related specialized area or field or the equivalent is required plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.
Clearance Requirements:
Department of Defense SECRET security clearance is required at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.
Responsibilities for this Position
General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Digital Forensic Examiner. This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation?s core military law enforcement/intelligence services and systems. General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.
Representative Duties and Tasks:
Performs forensic analysis of digital information using standard computer forensics and evidence handling techniques, gathers and handles evidence, and conducts peer reviews of cases completed by other examiners and mentors less experienced examiners. Uses forensically sound procedures to investigates crimes committed using digital devices as a primary or peripheral means. Employs forensic tools and techniques to crack file and system passwords, detects steganography and recovers deleted, fragmented and corrupted data from digital media of all types. Observes proper evidence custody and control procedures (chain of custody), documents procedures and findings in a manner suitable for courtroom presentation and prepares comprehensive written notes and reports.

Company Overview
General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas. Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency. We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose. You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!
General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran