Cyber Forensics Subject Matter Expert

  • location: Raleigh, NC
  • type: Permanent
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Cyber Forensics Subject Matter Expert

job summary:
Seeking a Computer Engineer or Computer Scientist to serve as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in the area of Cyber Forensics, in support of Test and Evaluation (T&E) efforts.

The successful candidate will have a passion to apply cyber security techniques to new domains, and will be working as part of a multi-disciplinary group and collaborating across research teams.

location: Raleigh, North Carolina
job type: Permanent
work hours: 9am to 5pm
education: Bachelors

  • Works across several research teams to advance the state-of-the-art in cyber defense and offense.
  • Serves as the subject matter expert for network forensics and exploitation technologies.
Preferred Qualifications

  • The ideal candidate should have a sophisticated knowledge of software protection mechanisms, extensive knowledge of low-level software development including network protocol design and development, kernel module development, compiler design and development, virtualization and emulation technologies, cloud computing environments, and should be well-versed in multiple programming languages and comfortable learning new languages and language variants.
  • Master's degree or higher (preferred)
  • TS clearance with SCI eligibility (preferred)
skills: Required Qualifications:

  • The selectee demonstrates solid decision making and problem solving skills, ability to react quickly, and technical proficiency in several of the following areas: - Operating systems (Windows and/or Unix/Linux) - Network analysis - Penetration testing - Network security - Incident response - Computer and network forensics - Network administration - Vulnerability and malware analysis - Low level protocol and packet analysis - Scripting and/or programming.
  • This position is well-suited for individuals who enjoy visiting network security websites, attending conferences such as Black Hat / DEFCON, setting up and maintaining their own network or competing in Capture the Flag events.
  • 7 years or more experience in an engineering/network development environment supporting multiple concurrent tasks/projects, with demonstrated success in areas involving cyber forensics.
  • Excellent technical communications and leadership skills are required.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Math, or Physics.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Must be able to obtain a security clearance.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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