Arlington, Virginia

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Host Based Systems Analyst Level II

Job ID # 2020-12217

Direct Hire Opportunity

Location: Arlington, VA

Industry: Defense

Clearance Requirement: Ability to Obtain TS/SCI Clearance

Minimum Education: High School Diploma

Minimum Experience: 4 years

What You'll Do:
  • Acquire/collect computer artifacts (e.g., malware, user activity, link files, etc.) from systems in support of onsite engagements.
  • Assess evidentiary value by triaging electronic devices
  • Correlate forensic findings with network events to further develop an intrusion narrative
  • When available, collect and document system state information (running processes, network connections, etc.) prior to imaging.
  • Perform incident triage from a forensic perspective to include determination of scope, urgency and potential impact.
  • Track and document forensic analysis from initial involvement through final resolution.
  • Collect, process, preserve, analyze and present computer related evidence.
  • Coordinate with others within the Government and with customer personnel to validate/investigate alerts or other preliminary findings.
  • Conduct analysis of forensic images and other available evidence and drafts forensic write-ups for inclusion in reports and other written products.
  • Assist to document and publish Computer Network Defense guidance and reports on incident findings to appropriate constituencies.
  • Follow proper evidence handling procedures and chain of custody protocols.
  • Produce written reports documenting digital forensic findings.
  • Determine programs that have been executed, finds files that have been changed on disk and in memory.
  • Use timestamps and logs (host and network) to develop authoritative timelines of activity.
  • Find evidence of deleted files and hidden data.
  • Identify and document case relevant file-system artifacts (browser histories, account usage and USB histories, etc.).
  • Create forensically sound duplicates of evidence (forensic image) to use for data recovery and analysis.
  • Perform all-source research for similar or related network events or incidents.

What You'll Need:
  • Skill in identifying different classes of attacks and attack stages.
  • Knowledge of system and application security threats and vulnerabilities.
  • Knowledge in proactive analysis of systems and networks, to include creating trust levels of critical resources.
  • Solid leadership and communication skills. Able to lead activities and, also work as an individual contributor.
  • Experience establishing and maintaining good working relationships in all levels of the organization, including customers, organizations, internal management, and support.
  • Experience with standard security principles, policies, standards and industry best practices.

*U.S. Citizenship is required by law, regulation, executive order, or government contract.

Education & Experience:
  • High School Diploma combined with 4-6 years of host investigations or digital forensics experience; or a bachelor's Degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college or University in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Computer Engineering, or related discipline, and with 2-4 years of host- based investigations or digital forensics experience.

A Relocation Package may be available to qualified individuals.

Moseley Technical Services, Inc. is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disabled Employer.

Still have questions? Reach out to

Andrea (

Arlington, Virginia

Moseley Technical Services, Inc. (Moseley) is a well-established, minority-owned, 8(a), Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB), Small Business (SB) located in Huntsville, Alabama. Moseley is committed to providing quality, professional, and reliable services and personnel, and constantly strives to build teaming relationships with our customers. Moseley was founded by Mr. Jerry Moseley in 1994. We strive to serve and satisfy our customers and employees at all times, and continuously build partnerships to improve quality, cost, and schedule adherence. Our primary goal is providing our customers with excellent service while delivering a quality product accompanied with integrity, professionalism, reliability, and satisfaction. We practice diversity in order to meet our customers’ needs. Moseley is an employee-oriented corporation, dedicated to supporting our employees with outstanding company representation and ethical relationships. We continually strive for quality and success for our customers and ourselves.

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