CACI International Senior Digital Forensics Examiner in Alexandria, Virginia

Job Description

CACI’s accredited Digital Forensics Laboratory (CDFL) is looking for a Digital Forensics Examiner (DFE) with a passion for conducting digital forensic examinations and who has a strong knowledge of industry best practices and evidence handling protocols. If you desire to work in an accredited laboratory and want to join a company that values supporting America's defense, intelligence and law enforcement agencies we want you to work for CACI!

The Ideal candidate is an experienced, energetic, and enthusiastic mid to senior-level digital forensic examiner, cybercrime investigator, or law enforcement digital forensic analyst or agent who enjoys tackling hard challenges, is obsessed with learning about the newest technologies as they emerge and possesses a mastery of digital forensics principles and techniques in acquiring, collecting, preserving, processing, and analyzing electronically stored information.

Required Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree in Digital Forensic Science, Computer Science/Engineering, Computer Information Systems, Mathematics, Cybersecurity, Criminal Justice, or a related field

  • Minimum of 5 years continuous digital forensics experience that includes: case planning, evidence collection, forensic acquisition, full-scope examination, results presentation, and evidence disposition; successfully pass a competency test and maintain annual proficiency in Digital Forensics as determined by CDFL

  • Digital forensic certifications (one or more): A+, CFCE, CCE, GCFA, GCFE, EnCE, ACE, CCME, or similar certification

  • Knowledge of and experience with a wide variety of advanced computer, server, and mobile device technologies, digital forensic theories, and applicable criminal and civil law

  • Demonstrated ability to conduct end-to-end digital forensic examinations and developing forensically sound evidence.

Desired Qualifications:

  • A Master's degree in Digital Forensic Science, Computer Science/Engineering, Computer Information Systems, Mathematics, Cybersecurity, Criminal Justice, or a related field

  • 12 years professional work experience in a related field

  • Cyber/network related certifications: (one or more): Network+, Server+, GREM, GNFA, CISSP, CCNA, CCNP, or similar certification

  • Prior experience conducting post incident response computer and network forensics

  • Experience testifying in court, Grand Jury, or other legal proceedings through testimony, sworn affidavits, declarations, or other legal instruments

  • You are a member of SWGDE or the DME OSAC and are familiar with ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation requirements

A day in the life of a Digital Forensics Examiner (DFE):

  • You'll work with a team of digital forensic experts conducting digital forensic examinations in support of federal government criminal and civil investigations and litigations

  • You'll manage digital forensics examinations through the entire lifecycle (case planning, intake, acquisition, examination, presentation and disposition)

  • You'll provide subject matter expertise in investigative techniques and technologies

  • You'll also provide oral and written communications to legal staff, investigators, and project managers concerning results of examinations to include legal declarations

  • You may assign forensic work to a team of digital forensic analysts as well as monitor the status of assigned tasks and provide technical guidance and assistance to team members as needed

Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for potential access to classified and controlled unclassified information. Accordingly, US Citizenship is required.

What We Can Offer You:

  • We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.

  • Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.

  • We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.

  • We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.

  • For over 55 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.

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CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is proud to provide dynamic careers for employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.