Intrusions Forensic Analyst

4 weeks ago
Required Clearance
Employment Type
Full Time
Hiring Company
GDMS - Legacy GDAIS Rate Structure

Basic Qualifications

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.


Required Skills:

  • 5 Years of experience with Windows system administration to include Windows Server and network infrastructure
  • Familiarity with client security and/or anti-virus products to include analysis of application logs for threat detections
  • Experience with installation and maintenance with web service and database software
  • Strong ability to exercise initiative, problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Grasp of common cyber-attack methodologies and exploit techniques in alignment with the cyber kill-chain
  • Understanding of network protocols and networking concepts
  • Familiarity with Windows Registry hives and how they are used by operating system at a system and user level
  • Practical experience with timeline analysis to support troubleshooting efforts within system administration
  • Knowledge and experience of virtual environments
  • Strong writing and communication skills
  • Strong ability to work independently under deadline driven environment maintaining focus of effort until product deliverable is complete
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as part of a team
  • Secret clearance required; TS/SCI highly desired
  • Department of Defense Basic Digital Forensic Examiner certification or eligibility to take and pass the exam with 1 year from the date of hire

Desired Skills:

  • Industry standard certification(s) such as: CFCE, EnCE, ACE, GIAC, DoD
  • Demonstrated experience in the field of digital media forensics using forensics tools such as: EnCase, Forensic Toolkit (FTK), and/or Xways
  • Experience with file system and memory forensics
  • Experience with forensic media imaging
  • Experience with Linux and macOS
  • Python script development
  • Mobile iOS and Android


Department of Defense SECRET security clearance is required at time of hire. TS/SCI is desired or applicant must be eligible to be cleared at the TS/SCI level. 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 an Intrusions Forensic Analyst.  This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation’s core defense/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.


Seeking a highly motivated, technically skilled system administrator who is interested in transitioning into the world of digital forensics in support of a longstanding Cyber Intelligence program.  Job responsibilities leverage the individual’s system administration skills, strong attention to detail, focus and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced lab environment.  Job duties entail conducting forensic analysis on a variety of digital media including hard drives, thumb drives, media cards, cell phones and other devices; creating detailed notes on logical processes undertaken and developing forensic reports in support of cyber investigations. 

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


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