Job Posting for Forensics Analyst at Avantus Federal
Avantus Federal, a NewSpring Holdings Company, is a mission-focused data, cyber and space services and solutions company. As a mid-market powerhouse with an intentional blend of elite talent, infrastructure and speed to impact, Avantus leads with technical and domain expertise for its Defense, Intelligence, Homeland Security and Federal Civilian customers.
Helping to solve some of the toughest national security problems and government missions, Avantus’ offerings enable services at scale, including: cyber technologies and operations, data and software solutions, digital engineering and integration, intelligence analysis and operations, transformation and advisory services and more.
Avantus Federal is recruiting for a Forensics Analyst who will assist with leveraging and developing, automation, testing, and analysis tools that exercise the functional requirements of customer provided software in a broad range of tailored operating environments.
Forensics Analyst will assist with leveraging and developing, automation, testing, and analysis tools that exercise the functional requirements of customer provided software in a broad range of tailored operating environments.
Complete projects individually with time sensitive deadlines.
Create, be given challenging assignments, lead initiatives, and take ownership and responsibility.
Our ideal candidate will be passionate about applying their skills to make sure our customers achieve mission success.
Develop signatures of binaries using industry standard tools
Compare binary signatures against existing databases
Run basic forensic tools on systems like SysInternals
Examine Virtual Machine disk images using tools like SleuthKit and libguestfs
Collect and examine Virtual Machine memory using tools like Cuckoo
Collect and examine network traffic from Virtual Machines using tools like Wireshark, Suricata, and TCPDump
Automate data collection tasks using forensics-related python libraries
Write reports for customer consumption that detail findings distilled from analysis of collected data.
Active Top Secret clearance is required. Must be willing to undergo Polygraph examination #AvantusClearedJob
The status of applicable COVID-19 vaccination requirements under Executive Order 14042 are subject to change depending on applicable court orders and the course of ongoing litigation. Candidates may be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or have an approved exemption
Automated Scripting of System Administration tasks (Bash scripting, etc.)
Offensive cyber operations familiarization
Experience with personal security products
Familiarity with multiple operating systems (Linux, Windows, Mac, etc.)
Familiarity with embedded/IOT, mobile devices (development/testing), networking
Familiarity with penetration testing and computer and network exploitation (CNE)
Familiarity with Software Testing and Quality Assurance
Company EEO Statement
Avantus Federal is an equal opportunity workplace and a Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) federal contractor. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital or veteran status, as protected by applicable law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by requesting an accommodations application. Avantus encourages members of historically underrepresented communities to apply and hires individuals solely based on their qualifications for the role. We strongly commit to embracing diversity and ensuring equal employment opportunities for all.