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 Forensic Science, Cyber Security experience, and be able to roll up their sleeves and do some work on his own as needed.

Benefits working at LIFARS:
• Our team works on many cases with FBI, US Secret Service, Europol, Interpol, and other military and intelligence agencies
• Real equity in the company (LIFARS is self funded) and every resource is an equity holder at LIFARS
• Performance bonus when LIFARS meet quarterly target, around 20% of annual salary
• Competitive salary and overtime paid
• Very solid medical, health, dental, vision, and 401(k) benefits.

Requirements/Qualifications:
• Minimum of 3 years of cyber/digital forensic investigative experience
• Minimum of 1 years of Incident response experience
• Minimum of 3 years of experience in Windows desktop, server OS, Linux
• 1 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 the Technology Cyber Security profession
• Confident and dynamic personality with Strong communication skills
• Work in a fast-paced emerging startup environment
• Ability to work under strict deadlines and work independently or as part of a team
• Creative “hack-it” type of thinking

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 threat assessments such as threat hunting, and product demos
• Working on various projects for clients – implementations, integrations, consulting and advisory
• Preparing technical and awareness training for internal staff and clients
• Work with LIFARS HR team on internships recruitment, and interview potential candidates
• 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
• Willing to be called upon as an expert witness at criminal/civil trials
• Analyze infrastructure security incidents to determine if incident qualifies as a legitimate security breach
• Teach other team members advanced techniques in forensic investigations
• Office hours are 9am-6pm schedule and some weekends; Reports 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
• 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

Please note this is not a remote employment opportunity, we will physically need you in the office.

Send your resume to: hr@lifars.com