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Digital Forensics Lab Manager (Top Secret Cleared)

BDR Solutions LLC
Closing date
5 Jun 2024

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Job Role
Digital Forensics
Job Type

BDR Solutions, LLC, (BDR) supports the U.S. Federal Government in successfully achieving its mission and goals. Our service and solution delivery starts with understanding each client's end–state, and then seamlessly integrating within each Agency's organization to improve and enhance business and technical operations and deployments.

BDR is seeking a Digital Forensics Lab Manager (Top Secret Cleared) to join our growing team! This position will be performed on–site in Springfield, VA. This position requires US Citizenship with an active Top Secret clearance and SCI eligibility.

(Military Veterans are highly encouraged to apply)

Role Overview

The Digital Forensics Lab Manager will support an Agency–level Focused Operations (FO) team at DHS. The FO program is part of a team that provides comprehensive Computer Network Defense and Response support through monitoring and analysis of potential threat activity targeting the enterprise. The successful candidate will be responsible for the day–to–day management of the central digital device laboratory and develop and enforce lab best practices. The lab supports multiple aspects of the Agency's digital forensic analysis of observed or suspected malware samples/evidence and investigates computer security incidents to include insider threat investigations. The Lab Manager will be leading and overseeing all case work related to forensics investigations for a variety of platforms and devices, including networks, file and operating systems, memory, email, and browsers. As these cases and activities may be used as evidence as part of legal proceedings for potential computer crimes, the Lab manager must be highly disciplined in handing and enforcing strict protocols for case management, chain of custody, and reporting.


Manage and monitor resources, staff, and performance, to drive efficiency and professional development as it relates to digital forensics and forensic lab processes.

Write and maintain laboratory policy documents and procedures for incorporation into the quality management system.

Work to ensure forensic lab processes and procedures are implemented and adhered to uniformly and comprehensively.

Manage evidence Intake/Outtake and Evidence Storage.

Manage overall case load and assist with forensic analysis and reporting of case workload when required.

Oversee development of staff to ensure digital forensics procedures are conducted in accordance with policy and best practices.

Work with the Government leads to ensure all lab equipment inventories, requirements, licensing, and operating standards are maintained.

Required Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree

Possess at least 5 years of directly relevant experience performing digital forensic analysis with demonstrated leadership responsibilities.

Active Top Secret Security Clearance with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI is required.

Required Certifications (One or more of the following)




















In addition, U.S Citizenship is required. Select applicants will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information and be able to obtain a government–granted security clearance. Individuals may also be subject to a background investigation including, but not limited to criminal history, employment and education verification, drug testing, and creditworthiness.

BDR is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or genetic information.

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