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Lead Digital Forensics Engineer with Security Clearance

ManTech International
Closing date
20 Jun 2024

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Job Role
Digital Forensics
Job Type
Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future ManTech is seeking an experienced and creative Lead Digital Forensics Engineer to lead our team of highly specialized engineers in Chantilly, VA. Highly visible and well respected within the Intelligence Community (IC), our team is often the "last resort" of digital forensic technical specialists, called upon to solve problems that nobody else in the IC can solve. For this reason, we are not seeking candidates that simply check the boxes on a list of qualifications. Instead, we are looking for candidate who meet the requirements and thrive on creatively solving complex problems, researching and learning new technologies quickly, and implementing novel solutions that no one else has considered. We are a team of experienced professionals, but we learn new skills constantly. Our ideal candidate will be one who embraces new forensic technical challenges along with us and enjoys the constant cycle of building new skills and applying those skills to solving hard problems. We offer competitive salaries and fully covered health insurance benefits. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Lead a team of forensic engineers and provide mentoring and guidance on a number of advanced forensic concepts, such as analyzing unknown file formats, recovering RAIDs, and investigating host–based systems for malicious files. Manage a queue of cases to ensure that all tasks are being completed in a timely manner. Assist in shaping case requirements and consulting with prospective requestors to ensure that requirements suit the team's capabilities and that the requestor's goals are well understood. Take the lead in communicating with internal and external partners to ensure the right teams are working on the right tasks. Basic Requirements: 10+ years of experience conducting forensic investigations on a variety of systems, including experience with reverse engineering unknown file formats, recovering RAIDs, and conducting malware investigations. Experience leading a team with a wide range of experience levels; from beginner to expert. Experience using forensic investigation tools such as X–Ways, FTK, and Axiom. Experience writing scripts in Python to extend the functionality of forensic tools, such as X–Ways X–Tensions, Encase Enscripts, or other similar plug–ins. Ability to demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills, including the ability discuss technical topics with audiences across a wide range of technical and non–technical backgrounds. Active/Current TS/SCI with polygraph clearance Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics, or similar technical field of study or 4 additional years of experience in lieu of degree. Experience with data recovery Experience with scripting and development using primarily Python, but also C, C++ and other languages. Ability to demonstrate excellent critical and abstract thinking skills and the ability to leverage creativity to solve complex technical problems. Security Clearance Requirements: Active TS/SCI with Polygraph For all positions requiring access to technology/software source code that is subject to export control laws, employment with the company is contingent on either verifying U.S.–person status or obtaining any necessary license.The applicant will be required to answer certain questions for export control purposes, and that information will be reviewed by compliance personnel to ensure compliance with federal law. ManTech may choose not to apply for a license for such individuals whose access to export–controlled technology or software source code may require authorization and may decline to proceed with an applicant on that basis alone. ManTech International Corporation, as well as its subsidiaries proactively fulfills its role as an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, marital status, physical or mental disability, status as a Disabled Veteran, Recently Separated Veteran, Active Duty Wartime or Campaign Badge Veteran, Armed Forces Services Medal, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a position with ManTech through its online applicant system, please contact ManTechs Corporate EEO Department at . ManTech is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer – minorities, females, disabled and protected veterans are urged to apply. ManTechs utilization of any external recruitment or job placement agency is predicated upon its full compliance with our equal opportunity/affirmative action policies. ManTech does not accept resumes from unsolicited recruiting firms. We pay no fees for unsolicited services. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation please click and provide your name and contact information.

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