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Senior Forensics Examiner

Posted on Nov 8, 2019 by Request Technology

Charlotte, NC 28201
Immediate Start
$125k - $135k Annual

A prestigious company is on the search for a Sr. Forensics Examiner. This person is responsible for post-breach incident response functions such as host-based analysis functions through investigating windows, Linux, and Mac OS X systems to identify IOCs. This person needs experience with the following tools including: Encase, FTK, X-ways, Axiom, SIFT, and Splunk to find the source of compromises and malicious activity.


  • Regularly Perform post-breach incident response functions including but not limited to: host-based analysis functions through investigating Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X systems to identify Indicators of Compromise (IOCs).
  • Examine Firewall, web, database, and other log sources to identify evidence of malicious activity. (end-to-end IR cases and investigations while regularly performing host-based analysis).
  • Investigate data breaches leveraging forensics tools including Encase, FTK, X-Ways, Axiom, SIFT, Splunk, to determine source of compromises and malicious activity that occurred.
  • Mentor team members in incident response and forensics best practices.
  • Testifying in court, Grand Jury, or other legal proceedings through testimony, sworn affidavits, or other legal instruments.
  • Conduct Live and dead box acquisitions of computer systems, Servers, mobile devices and digital media
  • Maintaining operational effectiveness of all hardware, software, and forensic support equipment.
  • Maintaining proper chain of custody of evidence and associated documentation

Job Qualifications

  • 8+ years of incident response or digital forensics experience
  • Experience conducting triage, collection, and analysis involving intrusion/breach incidents
  • Proficient with host-based and server forensics pertaining to data breach response
  • Experienced with EnCase, FTK, X-Ways, Axiom, SIFT, Splunk, Redline, Volatility, WireShark, TCPDump, and open source forensic tools
  • Incident response experience
  • Scripting (powershell, Python, etc)
  • Malware analysis
  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Security, Computer Science, Digital Forensics, Cyber Security or related field

Reference: 791919031

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