Digital Forensics Examiner – Job Position

Whom are we looking for?
We are looking for a Digital Forensic Examiner in the Cyber Security and Digital Forensics Department – currently consisting of 8 people. We need a highly driven, motivated, creative, reliable, diligent, and clever person. We are in a competitive environment and we need to “hack it” with innovative approaches. The desired candidate should have some hands-on technical experience and theoretical understanding of Cyber Security, and be able to roll up their sleeves and do some work on his own as needed.

Requirements/Qualifications:
• Minimum of 3 years of cyber/computer forensic investigative experience
• Minimum of 1 years of Incident response experience
• Minimum of 3 years of experience in Windows desktop and server OS
• Work in a fast-paced emerging startup environment
• A least 1 recognized professional certifications such as: GCFA, CISSP, EnCE, CISA, GCFE, GCIH, CEH Required
• Technology skills with Cyber Security/Forensic Software (AccessData, Encase, etc.) and Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Outlook); experience preferred
• Ability and confidence to communicate effectively and coordinate with the internal team
• Drive to join Technology Cyber Security profession
• Confident and dynamic personality
• Ability to work under strict deadlines
• Strong communication skills
• Creative “hack-it” type of thinking
• IT/Cyber Security background a must
• Ability to work independently/in team

Responsibilities:
• Manage Cyber Security and digital forensics engagements for clients, team leader and responsible for Lab organization, including policy and physical location
• Manage on boarded clients with IR retainers from technical perspective
• Digital forensic investigations and remediation, including after breach recovery and technical assessments
• Responsible originator and implement internal security, policies and procedures for IT security areas
• Cyber Security assessments including Penetration Testing, threat assessments, and product demos
• Working on various projects for clients – implementations, integrations, consulting and advisory
• Preparing technical and awareness training for internal and clients
• Work with LIFARS HR team on internships recruitment, and interview potential candidates
• Collaborate with Marketing on collateral and provide SME content
• Present at conferences and industry events
• Independently lead computer incident investigations, determining the cause of the security incident and preserving evidence for potential legal action
• Perform detailed forensic analysis on computers, phones, any other digital media interface with business function owners, legal, human resources, technical personnel and others
• Make recommendations on corrective action for incidents
• Produce security incident and investigation reports/briefings
• Potentially act at an expert witness at criminal/civil trails
• Analyze infrastructure security incidents to determine if incident qualifies as a legitimate security breach
• Teach other team members advanced techniques in forensic investigations
• 9-6pm schedule and some weekends; Based in NYC LIFARS office; Report in directly to Forensics Management
• Able and willing to travel between 30-40% of the time whenever necessary
• Secure evidence and lab equipment management
• Examination and reviewing of forensic evidence and cases
• Creation/modification of forensic reports based on examination results
• Testing new forensic tools and updates, with documentation creation
• Virtual machine and workstation management for Cyber Security and forensic purposes

Preferred Skills:
• Experience with memory analysis software such as Volatility or Redline
• Knowledge of laws related to computer intrusions and data privacy requirements
• IT Security Architecture
• Data Privacy
• Understanding of data networking and computer hardware
• Knowledge of Mac and Linux OS

Professional Skills:
• Excellent problem solving skills
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Ability to multi-task and prioritize workload
• Capacity to work independently and within a team environment
• Detailed oriented in investigations and communications
• Ability to communicate technical investigation results to non-technical functions such as HR or legal
• Very strong sense of ethics/values — ability to handle confidential investigations with discretion

Send your resume to: hr@lifars.com