FORENSICS ANALYSTS (ERDC-21-0363-F):
Bowhead seeks experienced Forensics Analysts to join our team in Dayton, OH. The Forensics Analysts will be responsible for receiving, analyzing, and distributing relevant warning intelligence information received from intelligence sources to the correct departments. These highly skilled individuals will work in various capacities alongside Computer Network Defense (CND) Analysts and Cybersecurity Engineers.
The Forensics Analysts will work in the Attack Sensing and Warning (AS&W) division which senses changes in networks by comparing against baselines, integrating intelligence to enhance sensing capability and analysis of data sources to understand the current cybersecurity state. You will collect, process, analyze, and disseminates cyber threat/warning assessments. Threat/Warning Analysts also develop cyber indicators to maintain awareness of the status of the highly dynamic operating environment. The AS&W team notifies Command and Control by following established protocols for response, seeking guidance for new topics and coordinates or escalates with subscribers and higher command as required.
Essential functions will include:
• Draft accompanying signatures that intelligence is received.
• Review all intelligence tippers and bulletins.
• Receive and take initial action on warning intelligence information received from intelligence organizations.
• Perform preliminary analysis on warning intelligence information.
• Draft warning intelligence notifications for distribution.
• Analyze intelligence reports, forensic reports, and reverse engineering of malware reports to determine associated indicators of compromise.
• Utilize the indicators of compromise to develop and distributes countermeasures to detect and prevent identified threats to operations.
• Coordinate with and provide expert technical support to enterprise-wide Computer Network Defense technicians to resolve CND incidents.
• A BS/A degree in Computer Science or related field is required.
• Must have a CompTIA Security+ CE certificate and a Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) certificate prior to starting.
• A minimum of five (5) years of Linux and Networking experience, three (3) years' experience with IDS and IPS and two (2) years of experience with malware analysis tools (such as IDA Pro, Cuckoo Sandbox, OllyDbg) is required.
• Must have strong programming skills-specifically in Python, as well as experience with forensic analysis.
• Intermediate to advanced level skills in Microsoft Office software suite - Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint.
• Ability to communicate effectively, interpret regulatory guidance and identified vulnerabilities to a wide audience. Presentation and strong public speaking skills are required.
• Strong interpersonal skills and good judgment with the ability to work alone or as part of a team.
SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIRED: Must currently hold and be able to maintain a security clearance at the Top Secret level but must also be clearable up to the TS/SCI level. ship is a requirement for Top Secret clearance at this location.
Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug & alcohol screening and/or random drug screen, and must follow UIC's Non-DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Program requirements. If the position requires, an applicant must pass a pre-employment criminal background history check. All post-secondary education listed on the applicant's resume/application may be subject to verification.
Where driving may be required or where a rental car must be obtained for business travel purposes, applicants must have a valid driver license for this position and will be subject to verification. In addition, the applicant must pass an in-house, online, driving course to be authorized to drive for company purposes.
UIC is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics EOE/AA/M/F/D/V. In furtherance, pursuant to The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 43 U.S.C. Sec. 1601 et seq., and federal contractual requirements, UIC and its subsidiaries may legally grant certain preference in employment opportunities to UIC Shareholders and their Descendants, based on the provisions contained within The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.
All candidates must apply online at www.uicalaska.com, and submit a completed application for all positions they wish to be considered. Once the employment application has been completed and submitted, any changes to the application after submission may not be reviewed. Please contact a UIC HR Recruiter if you have made a significant change to your application. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), persons unable to complete an online application should contact UIC Human Resources for assistance (https://uicalaska.com/careers/recruitment/).
UIC Government Services (UICGS / Bowhead) provides innovative business solutions to federal and commercial customers in the areas of engineering, maintenance services, information technology, program support, logistics/base support, and procurement. Collectively, the fast-growing Bowhead Family of Companies offers a breadth of services which are performed with a focus on quality results. Headquartered in Springfield, VA, we are a fast-growing, multi-million-dollar corporation recognized as one of the top 25 8(a) companies for government contracting.
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