Job Description

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Annapolis Junction,MD,US
Digital Forensics and Incident Response Managing Consultant

Key Role:

Display professional and expert knowledge of incident response processes, tools, and techniques. Handle incident investigation with little oversight and make significant contributions to any incident response efforts. Participate in cyber incident response investigations requiring forensic, malware, and log analysis, and analyze forensic images and triage datasets to identify indicators of compromise, lateral movement, and unauthorized access or exfiltration of data. Assist in Digital Forensics and Incident Response (DFIR) matters and assigned specific task by a team lead and assistant team lead. Due to the nature of work performed within this facility, U.S. citizenship is required.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Experience with analyzing Microsoft Windows and non-Windows systems, including Mac or Linux, and using DFIR toolsets, including FTK, EnCase, XWF, or Axiom

  • Experience with scripted DFIR toolsets written in Python or PowerShell

  • Experience with analyzing logs, including firewall, network traffic, IIS, Antivirus, and DNS

  • Experience in leading a DFIR team, including assisting junior team member's with their case load

  • Knowledge of common forensic artifacts analyzed during incidents to determine attack, vector, lateral movement, and data exfiltration

  • Ability to correlate events from multiple sources to create a timeline analysis

  • Ability to organize case notes and communicate verbally and in writing to clients

  • Ability to prepare detailed technical reports

  • Ability to work after standard business hours, including some evenings and some weekends, take a rotation on call, and work more than one incident at a time

  • Bachelor’s degree and 2+ years of experience with Cybersecurity or DFIR, or 5+ years of experience with Cybersecurity or DFIR in lieu of a degree

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience with forensically analyzing cloud data, including AWS, Azure, or GCP

  • Knowledge of mobile device platforms, including smartphones and tablets

  • Knowledge of Cyber breach response and threat actor tactics, techniques, and procedures

  • Knowledge of host and network log analysis and toolsets to identify evidence of threat actor persistence, activities, and file access to develop facts for an incident response investigation

  • Ability to prioritize work assignments without guidance

  • Ability to mentor junior team members

  • Ability to develop scripts or utilize log and data analysis platforms, such as Elastic or Splunk, to quickly analyze large network and application log datasets

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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.


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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