18 hours

Forensic Scientist Technical Specialist

Chantilly, VA 20151
Business Group Highlights

Intelligence

The Intelligence group provides high-end systems engineering and integration products and services, data analytics and software development to national and military intelligence customers. Serving federal agencies and the Intelligence Community for more than 50 years, the Intelligence group helps our clients meet their mission needs by providing trusted advisors, leading-edge technologies, and innovative solutions.


Responsibilities

The customer provides technical cyber guidance on use of various technologies; enhances the cyber posture and usability/ applicability; provides critical cyber guidance on infrastructure, networks and supply chain issues; conducts systems testing and evaluation, and delivers technical support to investigations and insider threat issues. The organization leverages technology, combined with subject matter expertise, to conduct these activities in support of the larger customer as well as Intelligence Community partners and stakeholders.

The customer is seeking expertise to assist with cyber investigative efforts, conduct network traffic analysis, support cyber focused network architecture reviews, assess data pertaining to network intrusions and/or cyber related attacks on equities, and assess Customer's operational technologies. This work includes but not limited to:

  • Analyze IP network traffic for cyber issues as it related to security, technical and operational vulnerabilities and risk.
  • Conduct network or networking technology assessments and write assessment reports based on findings
  • Cyber analytic experience, specifically familiarity with cyber actor TTPs
  • Provide insight into latest threats and countermeasures
  • Evaluate network operations using network management plat forms, auditing functions, and log reviews
  • Provide recommendations for end-to-end technical analysis
  • Maintain current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned

ADDITIONAL SECURITY REVIEW PROCESS Requirement: All personnel coming into the organization undergo an additional security review that can take anywhere from 7 business days to 30 days or more.


Qualifications

Required skills:

  • Work independently with little supervision and shall be flexible to support customers located throughout the Washington Metro Area.
  • Experience working on TCP/IP networking projects and demonstrated experience with cyber security, and/or network security principles
  • Experience with troubleshooting, investigating issue associated with IP network products
  • including routers, switches, wireless networking, VPN's, IDS/IPS, Firewalls, IOT appliances
  • Demonstrated experience with communications protocols such as IP, TCP, UDP, MPLS, OPSF, IGRP, BGP
  • Knowledge and experience with encryption products, methodologies, configuration
  • Knowledge and experience with Network Packet Capture Appliances/Applications, such as Netwitness, Solera, Probe, Wireshark, Snort, Zeek
  • Knowledge and experience with network vulnerability scanners, web scanners, and database scanners, such as Nessus, Weblnspect, AppDetective
  • Experience with network management products such as HP OpenView, Solarwind
  • Experience with anonymous/privacy internet capabilities and supporting network architecture
  • Experience using Splunk to analyze proprietary US Government networks
  • Experience triaging sensitive US Government technical data
  • Experience performing penetration testing
  • Thorough understanding of proprietary current and legacy US Government communication systems
  • Experience with the SIGINT production chain and multiple USIC entities
  • Experience conducting or supporting technical investigative efforts
  • Bachelor's Degree or a minimum of 10 years experience in a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience. 7+ years of network/cyber security experience in a secure environment.

Desired skills:

  • Knowledge of Telephony Systems and VoIP
  • Experience with Windows Server (2008R2/2012R2), Windows Workstation (7/ 8.1), Linux (Redhat/ Debian), and OSX operating systems
  • Interface with vendors and third-party producers
  • Any of the following Certifications:
  • Ethical Hacker
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Cisco Certified Network Professional, Juniper NCSP, or Juniper NCP
  • Amazon Cloud Service Certification or similar cloud certification
  • Red Hat Certified Security Specialist (RHCSS)

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is anAA/EEOEmployer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

Industry

  • Information Technology
Posted: 2020-07-10 Expires: 2020-08-08

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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