Job Description

Remote Work:
Yes
Job Number:
R0199550
Location:
McLean,VA,US
Digital Forensics Analyst

The Opportunity:

The Digital Forensic Analyst (DFA) is responsible for working cross-functionally to support the Cybersecurity Operations Center (CSOC). You’ll conduct research that focuses on rapidly emerging cyber threats, and the methods and processes employed by adversaries employment of cyber warfare techniques, as well as offensive capabilities. You’ll work in tandem with the CSOC team and resolve highly complex malware and intrusion issues using computer host analysis, forensics, and reverse engineering. You’ll discover, analyze, diagnose, and report malware events, files, and network intrusion and vulnerability issues. You’ll recommend countermeasures to malware and other malicious type code and applications that exploit customer communication systems.

Booz Allen is committed to creating an environment where you can expand your cyber career through mentoring, the opportunity to leverage new resources, and gaining in-demand certifications to sharpen your skill set. With opportunities supporting both the private and public sectors across multiple geographies, your career is only limited by your own appetite for exploration. Work with us to secure our systems, networks, and crucial infrastructures.  

Join us. The world can’t wait. 

You Have:

  • 5+ years of experience with multiple platforms, operating systems, software, communications, network protocols, and malware analysis in support of incident response

  • Experience with SANS Institute Toolkit (SIFT) or FTK and product expertise

  • Experience working with the SOC

  • Experience with Encase

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust or Suitability/Fitness determination based on client requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in CS, Engineering, or Information Security

Nice If You Have:

  • Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skills to document and present solutions to leadership

  • Master's degree a plus

  • GIAC Certified Forensic Examiner (GCFE), GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA), GIAC Reverse Engineering Malware (GREM), Encase, SANS Institute Forensic Toolkit (SIFT), or FTK Certification

Vetting:

Applicants selected will be subject to a government investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements of the U.S. government client. 

Create Your Career:


Grow With Us
Your growth matters to us—that’s why we offer a variety of ways for you to develop your career. With professional and leadership development opportunities like upskilling programs, tuition reimbursement, mentoring, and firm-sponsored networking, you can chart a unique and fulfilling career path on your own terms. 

A Place Where You Belong
Diverse perspectives cultivate collective ingenuity. Booz Allen’s culture of respect, equity, and opportunity means that, here, you are free to bring your whole self to work. With an array of business resource groups and other opportunities for connection, you’ll build your community in no time.

Support Your Well-Being
Our comprehensive benefits package includes wellness programs with HSA contributions, paid holidays, paid parental leave, a generous 401(k) match, and more. With these benefits, plus the option for flexible schedules and remote and hybrid locations, we’ll support you as you pursue a balanced, fulfilling life—at work and at home. 

Your Candidate Journey
At Booz Allen, we know our people are what propel us forward, and we value relationships most of all. Here, we’ve compiled a list of resources so you’ll know what to expect as we forge a connection with you during your journey as a candidate with us.

Compensation

At Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choices, and support your total well-being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, work-life programs, and dependent care. Our recognition awards program acknowledges employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our values. Full-time and part-time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in Booz Allen’s benefit programs. Individuals that do not meet the threshold are only eligible for select offerings, not inclusive of health benefits. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Resource page on our Careers site and reviewing Our Employee Benefits page.

Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual’s particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $84,600.00 to $193,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen’s total compensation package for employees. This posting will close within 90 days from the Posting Date.

Work Model
Our people-first culture prioritizes the benefits of flexibility and collaboration, whether that happens in person or remotely.

  • If this position is listed as remote or hybrid, you’ll periodically work from a Booz Allen or client site facility.
  • If this position is listed as onsite, you’ll work with colleagues and clients in person, as needed for the specific role.

EEO Commitment

We’re an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change – no matter their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law.

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