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Kaiser Permanente Cyber Forensics Investigator in Atlanta, Georgia

This senior level employee is primarily responsible for overseeing the maintenance and protection of integrity and reliability of the security of data, systems and networks.

As a Cyber Forensics Investigator, you will participate in the use of state-of-the-art tools to investigate computer-facilitated crimes and corporate policy violations. Kaiser Permanente is seeking ethical, driven, and creative forensics investigators with a track record of successfully solving cases. Highly desirable attributes for this position include one or more of the following:

  • Experience with remote forensic technologies such as EnCase Enterprise and FTK Enterprise

  • Experience conducting digital investigations in a corporate or law enforcement setting

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with an ability to explain digital forensics findings to non-technical audiences

  • Possession of one of the following certifications: EnCE, CFCE, GCFA, CCE, DFCP, SCERS, ACE, EnCEP

  • Prior testimony as an expert witness

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Conducts or oversees business-specific projects by applying deep expertise in subject area; promoting adherence to all procedures and policies; developing work plans to meet business priorities and deadlines; determining and carrying out processes and methodologies; coordinating and delegating resources to accomplish organizational goals; partnering internally and externally to make effective business decisions; solving complex problems; escalating issues or risks, as appropriate; monitoring progress and results; recognizing and capitalizing on improvement opportunities; evaluating recommendations made; and influencing the completion of project tasks by others.

  • Practices self-leadership and promotes learning in others by building relationships with cross-functional stakeholders; communicating information and providing advice to drive projects forward; influencing team members within assigned unit; listening and responding to, seeking, and addressing performance feedback; adapting to competing demands and new responsibilities; providing feedback to others, including upward feedback to leadership and mentoring junior team members; creating and executing plans to capitalize on strengths and improve opportunity areas; and adapting to and learning from change, difficulties, and feedback.

  • Leads team in the proactive monitoring and/or response to known or emerging threats against the KP network.

  • Effectively communicates investigative findings to non-technical audiences.

  • Plans and facilitates regular operations meeting with TDA, TRI, and/or TAG teams.

  • Supports closed loop processes on security efforts by providing feedback to the TDA leads and/or leadership.

  • Participates in information fusion procedures across operations and engineering, including activities such as Use Case planning/development, Use Case quality assurance validation, and response procedure documentation.

  • Serves as a liaison between stage teams and upper management by identifying issues, improvement areas, or security/architectural gaps and suggesting appropriate improvements.

  • Drives the development of the CDC intellectual capital by leading process or procedure improvements, consulting on 'brown bag' training sessions, and leading the development of new training documents.

  • Partners with the CDC Policy Engineers and Remediation teams to contain identified issues and determine the best approach for improving security posture.

  • Facilitates follow-up remediation design and review efforts.

  • Leads the investigation and triage of security events across multiple domains.

  • Leads complex data analyses in support of security event management processes, including root cause analysis.

  • Coordinates the response and resolution of high impact or critical cyber security incidents.

  • Leads the deployment of threat detection capabilities and/or incident response plans which may include after-hours support and coordination among responsible teams.

  • Drives the execution of incident detection and/or handling processes which may include containment, protection, and remediation activities.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum two (2) years in an informal leadership role working with project or technical teams.

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, Social Science, Mathematics, or related field and Minimum eight (8) years experience in IT or a related field, including Minimum two (2) years in information security or network engineering. Additional equivalent work experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two (2) years of work experience in a role requiring interaction with senior leadership (e.g., Director level and above).

  • Three (3) years work experience requiring the development of technical documents or presentations.

  • Three (3) years experience in IT incident management, including the development and/or deployment of remediation plans.

  • Security certification (Security+, CISSP, CISA).

Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.


TITLE: Cyber Forensics Investigator

LOCATION: Atlanta, Georgia


External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.