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Cybersecurity - Forensics Analyst - EnCase, Sleuthkit, FTK

Annapolis Junction, MD
Erias Ventures was founded to serve its customers with an entrepreneurial mindset. We value creative problem-solvingopen communication, and empowering our employees to make decisions and put forth new ideas.

We are seeking engineers who wish to grow their careers and want to become part of a strong, entrepreneurial-minded, and technical company focused on bringing innovative solutions to the difficult mission problems facing our customers.

The Cyber Forensics Analyst responsible for conducting detailed digital forensics, host-based analysis, including imaging, digital media processing, and memory capture and data log analysis. Locates and identifies digital evidence. Extracts and carves files from collected evidence. Analyzes intrusion techniques and tradecraft. Assists in root cause and attribution analysis. Identifies, collects, and analyzes relevant host-based artifacts. Maintains cyber hygiene of forensic media and analysis environment. Supports chain of custody throughout incident lifecycle. Configures and utilizes virtualized and/or forensics computer system environments.
  • Create and maintain chain-of-custody documentation throughout incident response.
  • Perform forensically sound evidence collection and analysis.
  • Provide technical summary of findings in accordance with established reporting procedures.
  • Knowledge of host communications to include common ports, default services of common operating systems.
  • Collect and review artifacts (such as media, live system memory, images, equipment, network traffic, logs, or software).
  • Conduct initial analysis of log files, evidence, and other information.
  • Perform file system forensic analysis to include recovery of hidden and deleted content such as pagefiles, volume shadow copies, or unallocated space.
  • Utilize appropriate tools to decrypt seized data from sources such as full disk encryption and collected malware.
  • Carve data using manual and techniques for tools such as Forensic Tool Kit (FTK), EnCase, and other open-source tools and scripts.
  • Generate, research, and identify content based on file hashes.
  • Search and analyze Windows registry-related content.
  • Perform forensic incident handling tasks (such as forensic collections, host analysis, intrusion correlation and tracking, threat analysis, and direct system remediation) as part of flyaway Incident Response Teams (IRTs).
  • Perform file signature and timeline forensics analysis.
  • Recognize obfuscation and encryption detection techniques along with and understands applicable decoding methods to advance evidence processing during analysis.
  • Possess knowledge of data carving tools and techniques to include restoring deleted artifacts from unallocated disk storage and from system memory (RAM).
  • Detect anti-forensics techniques and tactics.
A current Top-Secret/SCI with FS polygraph security clearance is required. Candidates cannot be sponsored or nominated for a government security clearance under this position.
Two (2) years of demonstrated experience as a Cyber Forensics Analyst in programs of similar scope, type and complexity is required. Two (2) years of demonstrated experience using at least two forensic tool suites similar to EnCase, Sleuthkit, FTK, X-WAYS, REKALL, or Axiom.

Erias Ventures provides employees with a complete benefits package that includes:
  • Above Market Hourly Pay that includes Paid Time OffBirthday Off, Flexible Work Schedules
  • 11% Roth or Traditional 401k with Immediate Vesting and Deposit
  • Company subsidized Medical Coverage
  • 100% Company Paid Vision and Dental Coverage
  • 100% Company Paid Long Term DisabilityShort Term Disability, and Group Life Insurance
  • Monthly Internet and Wellness Reimbursement
  • Company Paid Professional Development and Training
  • Technology and Productivity Allowance for Equipment and Supplies
  • Bonuses for Assisting with Business Development and Company Growth
  • Morale Building and Company Events to Celebrate our Successes and Build our Community
At Erias Ventures, we are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
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