Verizon Digital Forensics Analyst Investigator in Ashburn, Virginia
What you’ll be doing...
The Digital Forensics Analyst performs a variety of highly technical analyses and procedures dealing with the collection, processing, preservation, analysis, and presentation of computer-related evidence, and is responsible for disseminating and reporting cyber-related activities, conducting vulnerability analyses and risk management of computer systems and recovering information from computers and data storage devices. Computer forensic analysts use forensic tools and investigative methods to find specific electronic data, including Internet use history, word processing documents, images and other files. This expert is not only proficient in the latest forensic, response, and reverse engineering skills, but is astute in the latest exploit methodologies.
a. Recover information from computers and data storage devices. Analysts often work alongside law enforcement officers helping to solve cyber crimes or find electronic evidence of other kinds of crime.
b. The role of the analyst is to recover data like documents, photos and e-mails from computer hard drives and other data storage devices, such as zip and flash drives, that have been deleted, damaged or otherwise manipulated. Analysts often work on cases involving offenses committed on the Internet ('cyber crime') and examine computers that may have been involved in other types of crime in order to find evidence of illegal activity. As an information security professional, a computer forensic analyst may also use their expertise in a corporate setting to protect computers from infiltration, determine how a computer was broken into or recover lost files.
c. Computer forensic analysts use forensic tools and investigative methods to find specific electronic data, including Internet use history, word processing documents, images and other files. They use their technical skills to hunt for files and information that may have been hidden, deleted or lost. They help detectives and other officials analyze data and evaluate its relevance to the case under investigation. Analysts also transfer the evidence into a format that can be used for legal purposes (i.e. criminal trials) and often testify in court themselves.
What we’re looking for...
MUST HAVE AN ACTIVETOP SECRET CLEARANCE
Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline or a minimum of4 years related technical experience.
When you join Verizon...
You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.
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