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Forensics Analyst

Company: Avantus Federal
Location: Chantilly
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Company Overview
Avantus Federal, recently acquired by QinetiQ US, is a mission-focused data, cyber and space services, and solutions company. As a mid-market powerhouse with an intentional blend of elite talent, infrastructure, and speed to impact, Avantus leads with technical and domain expertise for its Defense, Intelligence, Homeland Security and Federal Civilian customers.
Helping to solve some of the toughest national security problems and government missions, Avantus' offerings enable services at scale, including cyber technologies and operations, data and software solutions, digital engineering and integration, intelligence analysis and operations, transformation, and advisory services and more.
Position Overview
Avantus Federal is recruiting for a Forensics Analyst who will assist with leveraging and developing, automation, testing, and analysis tools that exercise the functional requirements of customer provided software in a broad range of tailored operating environments. -

  • Forensics Analyst will assist with leveraging and developing, automation, testing, and analysis tools that exercise the functional requirements of customer provided software in a broad range of tailored operating environments.
  • Complete projects individually with time sensitive deadlines.
  • Create, be given challenging assignments, lead initiatives, and take ownership and responsibility.
  • Our ideal candidate will be passionate about applying their skills to make sure our customers achieve mission success.

    Required Qualifications

    • Develop signatures of binaries using industry standard tools
    • Compare binary signatures against existing databases
    • Run basic forensic tools on systems like SysInternals
    • Examine Virtual Machine disk images using tools like SleuthKit and libguestfs
    • Collect and examine Virtual Machine memory using tools like Cuckoo
    • Collect and examine network traffic from Virtual Machines using tools like Wireshark, Suricata, and TCPDump
    • Automate data collection tasks using forensics-related python libraries
    • Write reports for customer consumption that detail findings distilled from analysis of collected data.
    • Active Top Secret clearance is required. Must be willing to undergo Polygraph examination -#AvantusClearedJob
    • The status of applicable COVID-19 vaccination requirements under Executive Order 14042 are subject to change depending on applicable court orders and the course of ongoing litigation. Candidates may be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or have an approved exemption

      Preferred Qualifications

      • Automated Scripting of System Administration tasks (Bash scripting, etc.)
      • Software Development
      • Software Automation
      • Systems Administration
      • Offensive cyber operations familiarization
      • Experience with personal security products
      • Familiarity with multiple operating systems (Linux, Windows, Mac, etc.)
      • Familiarity with embedded/IOT, mobile devices (development/testing), networking
      • Familiarity with penetration testing and computer and network exploitation (CNE)
      • Familiarity with Software Testing and Quality Assurance

        Company EEO Statement
        Avantus Federal is an equal opportunity workplace and a Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) federal contractor. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital or veteran status, as protected by applicable law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by requesting an accommodations application. Avantus encourages members of historically underrepresented communities to apply and hires individuals solely based on their qualifications for the role. We strongly commit to embracing diversity and ensuring equal employment opportunities for all.

Keywords: Avantus Federal, Chantilly , Forensics Analyst, Professions , Chantilly, Virginia

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