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Digital Forensics Incident Response Analyst, Senior

Key Role:

Leads complex digital forensics investigations and incident response activities, serving as a pivotal figure in high-stakes environments. Guides less experienced team members, providing mentorship and fostering a culture of continuous learning and excellence in the DFIR domain. Contributes significantly to incident response efforts, applying advanced analytical skills to resolve challenging cybersecurity threats. Operates as a thought leader in the field, leveraging deep knowledge to innovate and enhance forensic methodologies. Collaborates with cross-functional teams to streamline processes and ensures a cohesive approach to digital security. Advances the capabilities of the DFIR team by introducing cutting-edge tools and practices that elevate the organization’s forensic acumen.

Basic Qualifications:

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

  • Experience with scripted DFIR toolsets written in Python or PowerShell

  • Experience analyzing logs such as firewall, network traffic, IIS, Antivirus, and DNS

  • 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 work after standard business hours such as on some evenings and some weekends and take a rotation on call

  • HS diploma or GED

  • Certification in DFIR or Cyber Security such as CCE, EnCE, CFCE, CISSP, CISM, GCIA, GCFE, GCFA, GREM, or GNFA

Additional Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of experience in digital forensics and incident response

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

  • Knowledge of mobile device platforms such as smartphones and tablets

  • Ability to prioritize work assignments without guidance

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred; Master's degree a plus

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.


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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