Chenega Corporation Digital Forensics Specialist/Security Practitioner in Chantilly, Virginia


Company Job Title:

Digital Forensics Specialist/Security Practitioner


TS/SCI w/ Poly


Chantilly, VA

Reports To:

Program Manager

FLSA Status:

Exempt, Full Time, Regular


  • The Digital Forensics Specialist/Security Practitioner provides technical expertise in the field of digital forensics and is well versed in the implementation and monitoring of the security controls necessary to bring subject information systems into compliance with applicable security policies and best practices.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Obtain forensic images of provided digital media/devices and will examine those images for indications of misuse, unauthorized hardware/software changes, malware/virus intrusions, etc. and will provide in-depth reporting on their observations and findings.

  • Assist with authoring and maintaining information systems security/test plans, running various security testing tools to determine deficiencies, creating associated plans-of-action, and implementing prescribed security controls

  • Monitor various cyber security related resources to maintain current knowledge on relevant topics/issues that may impact the subject information systems

  • Provide timely notification and/or educational materials/briefings to the workforce

  • Obtain forensically sound images of provided digital media and various computing devices

  • Forensic analysis of digital images/media and complete reporting thereof

  • Run network/system security tools to determine security deficiencies; implementing approved mitigations

  • Creation of adhoc intrusion detection rules for use in security incident/event manager solutions

  • Provide direct support to the Information Systems Security Manager and other technical security components

  • Use forensically sound processes to obtain images of various systems, media and devices, and provide forensic analysis of same using industry standard tools and delivery timely, detailed reports of findings

  • Author system security plans and the various related documentation required to certify various systems are in compliance with applicable system security policies and best practices

  • Execute technical security testing of various information systems using industry standard tools to determine the security deficiencies present and implement approved mitigations and security controls

  • Configure, monitor and maintain various security incident and event monitoring (SIEM) tools, to include writing syntactically correct rules used to detect incidents/events

  • Use of an issue tracking system to document actions performed in order to resolve any assigned issue

  • Providing technical insight into relevant cyber security topics and provide informational and educational materials, briefings, and training sessions

  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:(To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Digital Forensics, Information Security or related field preferred

  • 5 years of combined real-world experience with the following:

  • Digital Forensic Investigations/examinations and related reporting

  • Testing/Scanning systems for security/compliance deficiencies, applying approved corrective actions and maintaining any related documentation

  • Experience on computer incident response teams; administering related processes/procedures

  • TS/SCI with Poly required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Working knowledge of information system security industry standards, fundamental security principles, information security best practices and related technologies

  • Aptitude for diagnosing, troubleshooting and resolving common technical system security issues

  • Excellent interpersonal communication and customer service skills

  • Ability to communicate technical information clearly and accurately, verbally and in writing, to both technical and non-technical workforce personnel

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and within a dynamic team environment

  • Ability to successfully document, execute, coordinate, and track multiple tasks with competing priorities

  • Demonstrated ability to follow-through on assigned tasks

Physical Demands:(The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment:(The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.)

  • The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.

  • During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Native preference under PL 93-638.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

Organization: Aurora Logistics Solutions, LLC

Title: Digital Forensics Specialist/Security Practitioner

Location: Virginia-Chantilly

Requisition ID: 1900000047