Cyber Host Forensic Analyst III

RTX

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Arlington, VA

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    Position summary

    ion. For over four decades, our team has been providing some of the world's most technically advanced full-spectrum cyber, data operations, systems integration and intelligence support services to the U.S. government on its most important missions.

    At Nightwing, we value collaboration and teamwork. You'll have the opportunity to work alongside talented individuals who are passionate about what they do. Together, we'll leverage our collective expertise to drive innovation, solve complex problems, and deliver exceptional results for our clients.

    Thank you for considering joining us as we embark on this new journey and shape the future of cybersecurity and intelligence together as part of the Nightwing team.

    The DHS's Hunt and Incident Response Team (HIRT) secures the Nation's cyber and communications infrastructure. HIRT provides DHS's front line response for cyber incidents and proactively hunting for malicious cyber activity. Nightwing, as a prime contractor to DHS, performs HIRT investigations to develop a preliminary diagnosis of the severity of breaches. Nightwing provides HIRT remote and onsite advanced technical assistance, proactive hunting, rapid onsite incident response, and immediate investigation and resolution using host-based and network-based cybersecurity analysis capabilities. Contract personnel provide front line response for digital forensics/incident response (DFIR) and proactively hunting for malicious cyber activity. Raytheon are seeking Host Forensics Analysts to support this critical customer mission.

    Responsibilities:

    • Assisting Federal leads with overseeing and leading forensic teams at onsite engagements by coordinating evidence collection operations
    • Providing technical assistance on digital evidence matters and forensic investigative techniques to appropriate personnel when necessary
    • Writing in-depth reports, supports with peer reviews and provides quality assurance reviews for junior personnel
    • Supporting forensic analysis and mentoring/providing guidance to others on data collection, analysis and reporting in support of onsite engagements.
    • Assisting with leading and coordinating forensic teams in preliminary investigation
    • Planning, coordinating and directing the inventory, examination and comprehensive technical analysis of computer related evidence
    • Distilling analytic findings into executive summaries and in-depth technical reports
    • Serving as technical forensics liaison to stakeholders and explaining investigation details to include forensic methodologies and protocols
    • Tracking and documenting on-site incident response activities and providing updates to leadership throughout the engagement
    • Evaluating, extracting and analyzing suspected malicious code

    Required Skills:

    • U.S. Citizenship
    • Must have an active TS/SCI clearance
    • Must be able to obtain DHS Suitability
    • 8+ years of directly relevant experience in cyber forensic investigations using leading edge technologies and industry standard forensic tools
    • Ability to create forensically sound duplicates of evidence (forensic images)
    • Able to write cyber investigative reports documenting digital forensics findings
    • Experience with the analysis and characterization of cyber attacks
    • Experience with proper evidence handing procedures and chain of custody protocols
    • Skilled in identifying different classes of attacks and attack stages
    • Knowledge of system and application security threats and vulnerabilities
    • Knowledgeable in proactive analysis of systems and networks, to include creating trust levels of critical resources
    • Must be able to work collaboratively across physical locations.

    Desired Skills:

    • Experience with or knowledge of two or more of the following tools:
      --- EnCase
      --- FTK
      --- SIFT
      --- X-Ways
      --- Volatility
      --- WireShark
      --- Sleuth Kit/Autopsy
      --- Splunk
      --- Snort
      --- Other EDR Tools (Crowdstrike, Carbon Black, Etc)
    • Proficiency with conducting all-source research.

    Required Education:
    BS Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Computer Engineering or related degree; or HS Diploma and 10+ years of host or digital forensics experience

    Desired Certifications:

    • GCFA, GCFE, EnCE, CCE, CFCE, CISSP

    This requisition is eligible for an employee referral award. ALL eligibility requirements must be met to receive the referral award.

    Arlington, VA

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    The salary range for this role is 96,000 USD - 200,000 USD. The salary range provided is a good faith estimate representative of all experience levels. RTX considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role, function and associated responsibilities, a candidate's work experience, location, education/training, and key skills.

    Hired applicants may be eligible for benefits, including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, flexible work schedules, employee assistance program, Employee Scholar Program, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays. Specific benefits are dependent upon the specific business unit as well as whether or not the position is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement.

    Hired applicants may be eligible for annual short-term and/or long-term incentive compensation programs depending on the level of the position and whether or not it is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Payments under these annual programs are not guaranteed and are dependent upon a variety of factors including, but not limited to, individual performance, business unit performance, and/or the company's performance.

    This role is a U.S.-based role. If the successful candidate resides in a U.S. territory, the appropriate pay structure and benefits will apply.

    RTX anticipates the application window closing approximately 40 days from the date the notice was posted. However, factors such as candidate flow and business necessity may require RTX to shorten or extend the application window.

    RTX is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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    Why you should apply for a job to RTX:

  • Ranked as one of the Best Companies for Women in 2019
  • 4/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 69% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 78% would recommend this company to other women
  • 79% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Programs are also available for dependent and adult care, family leave, college planning, counseling and personal convenience services.
  • We provide programs that offer solutions to life’s challenges, including a variety of flexible work arrangements and paid time off.
  • Employees may participate in tax-advantaged accounts to pay for eligible health and dependent care expenses with pretax dollars.