Forensic Analyst

Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Forensic Analyst

The Opportunity:

As a Digital Forensic Analyst, you play a key role in the incident response program. We’re looking for someone to flex their know how in collecting, analyzing, and presenting digital evidence in support of computer investigations. You’ll apply basic principles, theories, and concepts accompanied by industry knowledge. You’ll utilize forensically sound procedures such as duplication of the evidence, including forensic image to ensure the original evidence is not modified and process various types of media, including but is not limited to, hard drives, compact disks, solid state storage media, mobile phones, GPS, and all tape formats. You’ll conduct analysis of digital evidence to support computer security incidents to derive useful information in support of system and network vulnerability mitigation. You’ll support the development of new detection capability by integrating the results of malware and forensic analysis tasks into new and existing detection use cases in order to prevent future occurrences. You’ll be responsible for maintaining currency as data sources, analysis tools, and techniques evolve to changes in the technical computing environment as well as by mandates from higher echelon organizations.

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have:

* 8+ years of experience in cybersecurity

* Experience with Windows, Apple OSX, and Linux operating systems operations and artifacts

* Experience with SIEM technologies, including Splunk, Microsoft Sentinel, or Elastic

* Experience with forensics tools, including Magnet Axiom, EnCase, FRED suites of various classifications and configurations, Forensic Falcon and FTK

* Experience with performing forensic imaging, remote collection, and forensic analysis

* Experience with malware analysis, including static, dynamic, and reverse engineering

* Experience with performing root cause analysis and following through with all phases of the incident response lifecycle

* TS/SCI clearance

* Bachelor’s degree or 6+ years of experience with systems engineering and computing platforms in lieu of a degree

Nice If You Have:

* Experience with acquiring memory from the host and performing memory analysis (RAM) with tools, including Volatility

* Experience with Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) tools, including CrowdStrike Falcon and FireEye HX

* Experience with performing analysis of packet capture using tools, including WireShark

* Experience with Python or PowerShell

* Experience with performing Incident Response and Forensics in cloud computing environments

* Knowledge of Enterprise Network Architecture, including routing, switching, common protocols, including DHCP, DNS, or HTTP, and devices, including Firewalls, Proxies, or VPN

* Knowledge of the lifecycle of cyber security threats, attacks, attack vectors, and methods of exploitation

* Knowledge of intrusion set tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs)

* ACE, EnCE, GCFE, CCI, GREM, CHFI, GCFA, or CCFP Forensic Certification

Clearance:

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; TS/SCI clearance is required.

Create Your Career:

Grow With Us

Your growth matters to us-that’s why we offer a variety of ways for you to develop your career. With professional and leadership development opportunities like upskilling programs, tuition reimbursement, mentoring, and firm-sponsored networking, you can chart a unique and fulfilling career path on your own terms.

A Place Where You Belong

Diverse perspectives cultivate collective ingenuity. Booz Allen’s culture of respect, equity, and opportunity means that, here, you are free to bring your whole self to work. With an array of business resource groups and other opportunities for connection, you’ll build your community in no time.

Support Your Well-Being

Our comprehensive benefits package includes wellness programs with HSA contributions, paid holidays, paid parental leave, a generous 401(k) match, and more. With these benefits, plus the option for flexible schedules and remote and hybrid locations, we’ll support you as you pursue a balanced, fulfilling life-at work and at home.

Your Candidate Journey

At Booz Allen, we know our people are what propel us forward, and we value relationships most of all. Here, we’ve compiled a list of resources so you’ll know what to expect as we forge a connection with you during your journey as a candidate with us.

Compensation

At Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choices, and support your total well-being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, work-life programs, and dependent care. Our recognition awards program acknowledges employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our values. Full-time and part-time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in Booz Allen’s benefit programs. Individuals that do not meet the threshold are only eligible for select offerings, not inclusive of health benefits. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Resource page on our Careers site and reviewing Our Employee Benefits page.

Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual’s particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $84,600.00 to $193,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen’s total compensation package for employees. This posting will close within 90 days from the Posting Date.

Work Model

Our people-first culture prioritizes the benefits of flexibility and collaboration, whether that happens in person or remotely.

* If this position is listed as remote or hybrid, you’ll periodically work from a Booz Allen or client site facility.
* If this position is listed as onsite, you’ll work with colleagues and clients in person, as needed for the specific role.

EEO Commitment

We’re an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change – no matter their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law.

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