Cyber Security Forensic Specialist, with Polygraph

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Information Security
Chantilly, Virginia

REQ#: RQ74152 Cyber Security Forensic Specialist, with Polygraph (Open)

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular
Job Description

We are GDIT. The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work has meaning and impact on the world around us, but also on us, and that’s important.

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing autonomy, seizing opportunity, and being trusted to deliver your best every day.
We think. We act. We deliver. There is no challenge that we can’t turn into opportunity. And our work depends on a Cyber Forensic Analyst joining our team to support Government activities in Chantilly.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Cyber Security Forensic Specialist supporting the customer, you will be trusted to support analysis of integration/utilization of various communications technologies used to support operations. In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Performing technical assessments on mobile and desktop operating system solutions, and associated hardware and software as they relate to secure communication systems
  • Demonstrating skill in protocol packet-level analysis and developing comprehensive technical reports that provides recommendations of countermeasures
  • Performing vulnerability assessments and penetration testing of internal, perimeter, external and wireless network devices and web applications
  • Cyber Security Analysts may often attend meetings at various locations within the DMV. Occasional short-term TDYs may also be available or required


  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work E in forensic examination of Mac, Linux/Unix, and Windows operating systems, and have the ability to use tools to reverse-engineer these systems
  • Experience with Apple iOS, Windows and Android
  • Experience examining the following media types: cell phones, hard drives, thumb drives, flash media, compact discs, etc.
  • Familiarity with penetration test tools and methodologies
  • Programming experience with Java, C, C++, Perl, Python
  • Applicant must have proven ability to perform complete digital forensic analysis from acquisition to report with minimal assistance
  • Proven ability to create detailed technical reports and communicate highly technical information to a wide range of non-technical individuals
  • Familiarity computer networks, information security systems, and associated technologies
  • Security Clearance Level: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph


  • Network communication using TCP/IP protocols, DNS, and DHCP
  • Computer network defense operations (proxy, firewall, IDS/IPS)
  • IT Network devices such as routers, switches, modems, and media converters
  • Wifi access points
  • Symmetric and Asymmetric encryption methods and protocols
  • 802/11a/b/g/n Wireless Technologies


  • Alignment to a mission-critical role that directly impacts the customer’s ability to effectively execute its mission.
  • Direct engagement with contractor leadership that centers upon career development/mobility, enhanced performance evaluation, and corporate information sharing & networking opportunities.
  • Placement on a dynamic team of talented professionals that organically fosters an environment of innovation, collaboration, and trust